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North Dakota State headlines All-MVFC team

(STATS) - Missouri Valley Football Conference champion North Dakota State led the way with all-conference selections when the team was announced on Monday.

The Bison, who have won seven straight MVFC titles, had six first-team and 15 overall selections (including second team and honorable mention). The first-team choices were fullback Connor Wentz, offensive lineman Austin Kuhnert, linebacker Nick DeLuca, safeties Tre Dempsey and Robbie Grimsley, and long snapper James Fisher.

Last week, the Bison (10-1) collected three of the conference's five major individual awards, with linebacker Jabril Cox named the newcomer and the freshman of the year and Chris Klieman the coach of the year.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: S. Straub1886
Passing TDs: S. Straub20
Rushing Yards: D. Isom491
Rushing TDs: J. Mixon4
Receiving Yards: D. James773
Receiving TDs: D. James8
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2017
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/9 vs. Mississippi Valley State W 55 - 3
9/16 at Southeast Missouri State W 35 - 17
9/23 at Memphis L 31 - 44
9/30 vs. UNI L 17 - 24
10/7 at South Dakota State L 14 - 49
10/14 vs. Illinois State W 42 - 7
10/21 at Indiana State W 45 - 24
10/28 at South Dakota L 0 - 42
11/4 vs. Missouri State L 28 - 36
11/11 vs. Youngstown State L 20 - 28
11/18 at Western Illinois L 14 - 28
Missouri Valley
  Conference Overall
4 North Dakota State 7-1 13-1
6 South Dakota State 7-2 11-3
20 Northern Iowa 6-3 8-5
9 Western Illinois 5-3 8-4
23 Illinois State 4-4 6-5
16 South Dakota 4-4 8-5
Youngstown State 4-4 6-5
Missouri State 2-6 3-8
Southern Illinois 2-6 4-7
Indiana State 0-8 0-11
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 4399 (50)
Passing Yards: 2596 (37)
Rushing Yards: 1803 (51)
Points per game: 27.4 (48)
Yards per game: 399.9 (40)
Touchdowns: 41 (38)
Field Goals: 5 (110)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 4164 (61)
Passing Yards: 2399 (63)
Rushing Yards: 1765 (68)
Points per game: 27.5 (74)
Yards per game: 378.5 (70)
Touchdowns: 34 (53)
Field Goals: 10 (61)
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