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The Associated Press | August 29, 2015

FBS v. FCS showdown

  North Dakota State beat conference opponent Illinois State for last season's national championship.

FARGO, N.D.— Four-time defending Football Championship Subdivision champion North Dakota State University has lined up a game five years from now with Football Bowl Subdivision powerhouse Oregon.

The matchup will be Sept. 5, 2020, in Eugene, Oregon, home of the Ducks. It will be NDSU's first game against a Pac-12 opponent.

Oregon has won four straight bowl games and has appeared in two national title games the past five seasons. NDSU has won four straight FCS titles.

The Bison are 8-3 against FBS programs and have beaten their last five FBS opponents — Kansas, Minnesota, Colorado State, Kansas State and Iowa State. NDSU is scheduled to play Big Ten member Iowa next season.

 

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