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WATCH: The Bison Media Zone Postgame Show vs. Jackrabbits FCS championship game

The InForum sports team breaks down the North Dakota State Bison vs. South Dakota State Jackrabbits national championship game

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FRISCO, Texas — South Dakota State ended North Dakota State's NCAA Division I FCS championship game dominance Sunday afternoon at Toyota Stadium.

Jackrabbits quarterback Mark Gronowski threw three touchdowns and rushed for another score to spark SDSU to a 45-21 victory before 18,023 fans.

The Bison (12-3) lost in an FCS title game for the first time in 10 tries. NDSU was 9-0 in Frisco prior to Sunday's setback. The Jackrabbits won their first national championship and also defeated NDSU for the first time in the postseason.

SDSU (14-1) didn't lose to an FCS opponent this season.

WDAY's Dom Izzo and Forum reporters Jeff Kolpack, Mike McFeely and Eric Peterson broke down NDSU's championship loss against rival SDSU.

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Peterson covers college athletics for The Forum, including Concordia College and Minnesota State Moorhead. He also covers the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks independent baseball team and helps out with North Dakota State football coverage. Peterson has been working at the newspaper since 1996.
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