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Illinois State Redbirds (13-2)


Sat. 12/13 Sat. 12/20 Sat. 1/10
@ EastWa
W 59-46
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@ UNH
W 21-18
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vs. NDAKST
L 27-29
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Illinois St comes close, can't stop N Dakota State's FCS run

FRISCO, Texas (AP) Tre Roberson made one huge play to give Illinois State a great chance to end North Dakota State's three-year run as FCS champion.

The Indiana transfer couldn't do it again.

Carson Wentz ran 5 yards for the winning touchdown about a minute after Roberson's 58-yard run put the Redbirds ahead late, and the Bison became the first team to win four straight FCS titles with a thrilling 29-27 victory Saturday.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: T. Roberson3221
Passing TDs: T. Roberson30
Rushing Yards: M. Coprich2274
Rushing TDs: M. Coprich27
Receiving Yards: C. Meredith1061
Receiving TDs: C. Meredith9
Interceptions: T. Corwin3
Schedule 2014
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/6 vs. Mississippi Valley State W 62 - 0
9/13 vs. Eastern Illinois W 34 - 15
9/27 vs. Austin Peay W 55 - 6
10/4 vs. South Dakota State W 45 - 10
10/11 at Indiana State W 20 - 18
10/18 at Western Illinois W 37 - 34
10/25 vs. Missouri State W 21 - 7
11/1 at Northern Iowa L 28 - 42
11/8 vs. Youngstown State W 35 - 21
11/15 at South Dakota W 45 - 26
11/22 vs. Southern Illinois W 44 - 29
12/6 vs. Northern Iowa W 41 - 21
12/13 at Eastern Washington W 59 - 46
12/20 at New Hampshire W 21 - 18
1/10 vs. North Dakota State L 27 - 29
Missouri Valley
  Conference Overall
2 Illinois State 8-1 13-2
1 North Dakota State 7-1 15-1
10 Northern Iowa 6-3 9-5
13 South Dakota State 5-3 9-5
18 Indiana State 4-4 8-6
25 Youngstown State 4-4 7-5
Southern Illinois 3-5 6-6
Western Illinois 3-5 5-7
Missouri State 1-7 4-8
South Dakota 0-8 2-10
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 6954 (3)
Passing Yards: 3335 (17)
Rushing Yards: 3619 (6)
Points per game: 38.3 (10)
Yards per game: 463.6 (18)
Touchdowns: 73 (3)
Field Goals: 14 (30)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 5183 (91)
Passing Yards: 3355 (114)
Rushing Yards: 1828 (41)
Points per game: 21.5 (24)
Yards per game: 345.5 (30)
Touchdowns: 38 (57)
Field Goals: 13 (77)
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