SDKST 16-51 JMU
SHSU 13-55 NDSU
- Best Performance: (#1) James Madison 51, (#5) South Dakota St. 16 - The Duke defense forces 10 turnovers while Marcus Marshall runs for 165 yards and 2 touchdowns in the first 5 minutes of the third quarter.
Worst Performance: (#6) Sam Houston St. 13, (#2) North Dakota St. 55 - The Bearkats are outrushed 471-63 as they exit the playoffs in humiliating fashion yet again.
Most Surprising Result: (#5) South Dakota St. 16, (#1) James Madison 51 - What's more surprising: that the Jackrabbits committed 10 turnovers, or that they were knocked out of the playoffs by somebody other than North Dakota State?
GRAM 14-21 NCAT (in Atlanta, GA)
- Best Performance: (#7) North Carolina A&T 21, (#13) Grambling 14 - Lamar Raynard pulls a Dan Marino and completes a fake spike inside the 5 to set up his own game-winning TD run with 38 seconds left.
Worst Performance: (#13) Grambling 14, (#7) North Carolina A&T 21 - Devante Kincade accounts for 318 of Grambling's 336 offensive yards in a valiant final-game performance.
Most Surprising Result: (none)