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NDSU Bison football and sustaining greatness

On Jan. 5, 2019, in Frisco, Texas, the North Dakota State University Bison football team continued one of the most dominating stretches ever accomplished in college athletics. After defeating the Eastern Washington Eagles 38 to 24, the Bison football team has won the Division 1 FCS championship seven out of eight years. It is not easy to ascend to the top of any sport at any level, and even more difficult to remain there over a period of time. Many books have been written and stories told on how to win a championship; how to scale the mountain; how to achieve greatness. Even more difficult is to sustain greatness; to maintain hunger; to repeat as king of the hill; to excel amidst the fans’ impossible expectations.

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