Brock Jensen threw three touchdown passes and John Crockett ran for 196 yards to help North Dakota State overpower New Hampshire 52-14 in the Football Championship Subdivision semifinals Friday night.
The two-time national champion Bison (14-0) advanced to the FCS title game Jan. 4 in Frisco, Texas, against the winner of the second semifinal between Eastern Washington and Towson.
North Dakota State is trying to match Appalachian State's string of three straight FCS crowns from 2005-07.
The Bison overcame two turnovers and a 7-0 deficit in the first 3 minutes to roll before a playoff record-crowd of 18,694 fans at the Fargodome in the last home game for 24 seniors and head coach Craig Bohl, who's leaving for Wyoming after the championship game.
Jensen, the winningest quarterback in FCS history, threw touchdown passes to Zach Vraa, Derrick Lang and Kevin Vaadeland in the first half and scored a 1-yard keeper early in the second.
North Dakota State finished with a 509-184 ...