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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. The 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: K. Anderson1756
Passing TDs: K. Anderson14
Rushing Yards: C. Edmonds577
Rushing TDs: C. Edmonds5
Receiving Yards: A. Longi478
Receiving TDs: C. Caddle4
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2017
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/1 at Army West Point L 6 - 64
9/9 at Central Connecticut State W 38 - 31
9/16 vs. Eastern Washington L 21 - 56
9/23 at Bryant L 40 - 45
9/30 vs. Yale L 10 - 41
10/7 at Lafayette L 10 - 14
10/14 at Colgate L 12 - 38
10/21 at Georgetown W 17 - 9
10/28 vs. Lehigh W 45 - 35
11/4 vs. Holy Cross L 20 - 42
11/18 vs. Bucknell W 20 - 9
Patriot League
  Conference Overall
Lehigh 5-1 5-6
Colgate 5-1 7-4
Lafayette 3-3 3-8
Holy Cross 3-3 4-7
Fordham 3-3 4-7
Bucknell 2-4 5-6
Georgetown 0-6 1-10
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 4089 (56)
Passing Yards: 2628 (30)
Rushing Yards: 1461 (78)
Points per game: 21.7 (74)
Yards per game: 371.7 (61)
Touchdowns: 29 (71)
Field Goals: 7 (93)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 4747 (103)
Passing Yards: 2442 (76)
Rushing Yards: 2305 (108)
Points per game: 34.9 (111)
Yards per game: 431.5 (103)
Touchdowns: 48 (109)
Field Goals: 8 (35)
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