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No. 1 James Madison headlines FCS playoff field

(STATS) - The FCS playoffs continued to take shape on Saturday with everybody in the 24-team field lining up behind defending champion James Madison.

The top-ranked and unbeaten Dukes beat No. 11 Elon 31-3 to clinch an outright title in CAA Football and the conference's automatic playoff bid.

Quarterback Bryan Schor fueled JMU's 23rd straight win with 290 yards of total offense and three rushing touchdowns. Coach Mike Houston's Dukes (11-0) are expected to be the No. 1 seed when the pairings are announced during an ESPNU selection show Sunday (11 a.m. ET).

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Leaders
Passing Yards: N. Mays905
Passing TDs: R. Davis5
Rushing Yards: T. McCaster885
Rushing TDs: T. McCaster11
Receiving Yards: D. Patterson520
Receiving TDs: D. Patterson4
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2017
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/2 at Pittsburgh L 21 - 28
9/9 vs. Robert Morris W 30 - 0
9/16 vs. Central Connecticut State W 59 - 9
9/30 vs. South Dakota State W 19 - 7
10/7 at South Dakota L 28 - 31
10/14 vs. North Dakota State L 24 - 27
10/21 at UNI L 14 - 19
10/28 vs. Illinois State L 0 - 35
11/4 at Indiana State W 66 - 24
11/11 at Southern Illinois W 28 - 20
11/18 vs. Missouri State W 38 - 10
Missouri Valley
  Conference Overall
4 North Dakota State 7-1 10-1
6 South Dakota State 6-2 9-2
24 Northern Iowa 5-2 6-4
9 Western Illinois 5-3 8-3
21 Illinois State 4-4 6-5
15 South Dakota 4-4 7-4
Youngstown State 4-4 6-5
Missouri State 2-6 3-8
Southern Illinois 2-6 4-7
Indiana State 0-7 0-10
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 4133 (42)
Passing Yards: 1970 (72)
Rushing Yards: 2163 (18)
Points per game: 28.9 (43)
Yards per game: 413.3 (37)
Touchdowns: 37 (37)
Field Goals: 7 (91)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 3263 (30)
Passing Yards: 1536 (4)
Rushing Yards: 1727 (84)
Points per game: 20.0 (26)
Yards per game: 326.3 (26)
Touchdowns: 24 (29)
Field Goals: 9 (71)
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