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