When: Saturday, Dec. 9, 7:30 p.m. ET
Where: Huntsville, Texas
Playoffs so far:
Kennesaw State has rolled through two rounds of FCS playoff action, defeating Samford 28-17 in the opening round then upsetting No. 3 seed Jacksonville State 17-7 in the second round.
Sam Houston State opened the playoffs with a 54-42 win in an absolute shootout against South Dakota, a game that featured over 1,300 yards of total offense.
QB COMPARISON: Jeremiah Briscoe vs. Chandler Burks (stat comparison)
TOP RUSHER COMPARISON: Corey Avery vs. Chandler Burks (stat comparison)
WR COMPARISON: Nathan Stewart vs. Justin Sumpter (stat comparison)
TOP DEFENSIVE PLAYER: P.J. Hall vs. Bryson Armstrong (stat comparison)
QUICK HIT: Sam Houston State advances to the FCS quarterfinals for the fifth time in the past seven seasons. Kennesaw State, meanwhile, is on to the quarterfinals in its first FCS Playoffs appearance.
The winner of Sam Houston State and Kennesaw State will advance to the FCS Playoffs semifinals to take on the winner of North Dakota State and Wofford.