ARGO, N.D. – 2018 FCS National Champion North Dakota State has completed its 2020 football schedule with the addition of a non-conference game against North Carolina A&T announced Wednesday, Jan. 16.
The one-game contract is for Sept. 19 at the Fargodome, the third week of the 2020 season following NDSU's season-opener at Oregon and home-opener against Drake.
North Carolina A&T went 10-2 in 2018 and won the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference for the fourth time in five seasons. The Aggies have won three of the four Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl games including a 24-22 win over Alcorn State in 2018.
N.C. A&T has been ranked 26 straight weeks in the STATS FCS Top 25 and in the AFCA FCS Coaches Poll for 49 consecutive weeks. The Aggies are 22-2 over the past two seasons and have beaten an FBS opponent each of the past three years – Kent State in 2016, Charlotte in 2017 and East Carolina in 2018.
NDSU is the only team at any level of NCAA football to have won five straight national championships (2011-2015). The program has won seven of the past eight FCS titles.