FARGO, N.D. -- North Dakota State's 2015 season-opening football game at Montana will be televised as ESPN's FCS Kickoff matchup.

The featured Football Championship Subdivision matchup is televised one week prior to the first games in the upper-tier Football Bowl Subdivision. Next year's FCS Kickoff will be Aug. 29, at 3:30 p.m. ET, in Missoula.

NDSU is the three-time defending FCS champion and aiming for a fourth consecutive title. The Bison are ranked among the top five teams this year, with only one loss. Montana is ranked among the top 15 this season.