College Football

Duquesne Dukes (8-4)

Thu. 9/1 Sat. 9/24
vs. KennSt

FCS scholarship offers can beat the FBS

(STATS) - A record five straight national championships would seem to make North Dakota State the place to be come national letter of intent day, but the lure of playing at the elite FCS level doesn't always win out against another difficult opponent:

An FBS program that also is offering a scholarship to a high school recruit.

Last week, North Dakota State, fresh off yet another FCS title, had a third prospect who had previously given a verbal commitment to this year's recruiting class switch his allegiance to an FBS school. Like other high school seniors, he can make his decision official on Wednesday by signing on the dotted line.

Passing Yards: D. Buechel2871
Passing TDs: D. Buechel24
Rushing Yards: R. Douglas977
Rushing TDs: R. Douglas11
Receiving Yards: C. King1136
Receiving TDs: W. Capers Jr.9
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2016
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/1 at Youngstown State TBA
9/24 vs. Kennesaw State TBA
  Conference Overall
Duquesne 5-1 8-4
St. Francis (PA) 4-2 6-4
Central Connecticut State 3-3 4-7
Sacred Heart 3-3 6-5
Bryant 3-3 5-6
Robert Morris 2-4 4-7
Wagner 1-5 1-10
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 5028 (28)
Passing Yards: 2937 (27)
Rushing Yards: 2091 (35)
Points per game: 30.7 (32)
Yards per game: 419.0 (32)
Touchdowns: 40 (39)
Field Goals: 17 (7)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 4063 (46)
Passing Yards: 2434 (66)
Rushing Yards: 1629 (38)
Points per game: 19.3 (15)
Yards per game: 338.6 (28)
Touchdowns: 28 (25)
Field Goals: 8 (38)
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