The North Dakota State Bison will begin their quest for another FCS Championship as the number one seed in this year's FCS playoffs.

The defending national champions will be waiting in the second round for their opponent as they have a first-round bye, just as the rest of the top eight seeds will in the 24-team tournament.

The Bison (11-0) will play the winner of Incarnate Word (6-4) vs. Montana St. (7-4). That game will be played Saturday, November 24th at 3 p.m. and can be streamed on ESPN3.

The winner of that matchup will face NDSU at the Fargodome on Saturday, December 1st at 3 p.m. Tickets for that game will go on sale today (November 18th) at 3 p.m. and will be available for purchase at

NDSU will have home-field advantage throughout the FCS playoffs leading up the National Championship game in Frisco, TX. It will be the NDSU's 9th straight FCS playoff appearance and 14th overall.

Click here to view the full FCS playoff bracket.

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