The dynasty, by the numbers
0 Teams other than NDSU to win five consecutive football national championships
13 National championships in NDSU history — five in FCS, five in Division II and three in College Division
20 Consecutive playoff victories. The Bison's last loss was 38-31 to Eastern Washington in the 2010 quarterfinals.
71 NDSU's victory total since 2011; the Bison are 71-5 in that span. The next closest in NCAA Division I (FBS and FCS) is Alabama with 61 wins.
The title streak
2011: North Dakota State 17, Sam Houston State 6
2012: North Dakota State 39, Sam Houston State 13
2013: North Dakota State 35, Towson 7
2014: North Dakota State 29, Illinois State 27
2015: North Dakota State 37, Jacksonville State 10