Different Dakota: SD State wins 1st FCS title over ND State

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Mark Gronowski threw for three touchdowns and ran 51 yards for another one as South Dakota State won its first national championship with a 45-21 win over North Dakota State. The Bison lost for the first time in their 10 FCS title game appearances. Nearly 20 months after losing in their only other Football Championship Subdivision title game, the 14-1 Jackrabbits are national champs in coach John Stiegelmeier’s 26th season at his alma mater. Amar Johnson rushed for 126 yards and Isaiah Davis had 119 while both scored TDs for South Dakota State. Cam Miller threw two TD passes and two interceptions for the 12-3 Bison.

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