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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: B. Lyles841
Passing TDs: J. Williams3
Rushing Yards: J. Johnson627
Rushing TDs: J. Johnson6
Receiving Yards: J. Floyd253
Receiving TDs: J. Floyd1
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2017
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/2 at TCU L 0 - 63
9/9 vs. Tennessee State L 15 - 17
9/16 at Grambling State L 21 - 36
9/23 vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff L 27 - 34
9/30 at Prairie View A&M L 9 - 38
10/14 vs. Tuskegee L 7 - 33
10/21 vs. Southern University L 17 - 35
10/28 at Mississippi Valley State W 24 - 5
11/4 vs. Alabama State L 3 - 13
11/11 at Alabama A&M W 10 - 7
11/18 vs. Alcorn State W 7 - 3
Southwestern Athletic
East
  Conference Overall
Alcorn State 5-2 7-4
Alabama State 4-3 4-6
Jackson State 3-4 3-8
Alabama A&M 3-4 4-7
Mississippi Valley State 1-6 2-9
West
  Conference Overall
13 Grambling State 6-0 9-1
Southern 5-1 7-3
Prairie View A&M 3-3 5-5
Texas Southern 1-4 2-8
Arkansas-Pine Bluff 1-5 2-9
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 2300 (121)
Passing Yards: 1279 (116)
Rushing Yards: 1021 (104)
Points per game: 13.3 (118)
Yards per game: 230.0 (121)
Touchdowns: 13 (120)
Field Goals: 10 (48)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 3419 (37)
Passing Yards: 1685 (17)
Rushing Yards: 1734 (85)
Points per game: 28.1 (81)
Yards per game: 341.9 (38)
Touchdowns: 32 (73)
Field Goals: 8 (53)
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