This season’s FCS national championship features two teams who mirror each other. North Dakota State and Montana State have similar playing styles and are built the same. It’s another example of the formula it takes to win a title in this subdivision.
While NDSU and MSU look similar on the field, how do they stack up on paper?
Here’s a tale of the tape breakdown of the teams statistically.
Sam’s coverage of the FCS began in 2012 as the sports editor and eventual editor-in-chief of NDSU’s The Spectrum. After graduating in 2015, he spent three years in the newspaper and magazine industry while starting his work for HERO Sports in the fall of 2016 as a freelancer. In May 2018, he joined the website full time as the Senior FCS Analyst.