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No. 1 James Madison headlines FCS playoff field

(STATS) - The FCS playoffs continued to take shape on Saturday with everybody in the 24-team field lining up behind defending champion James Madison.

The top-ranked and unbeaten Dukes beat No. 11 Elon 31-3 to clinch an outright title in CAA Football and the conference's automatic playoff bid.

Quarterback Bryan Schor fueled JMU's 23rd straight win with 290 yards of total offense and three rushing touchdowns. The Dukes (11-0) are expected to be the No. 1 seed when the pairings are announced during an ESPNU selection show Sunday (11 a.m. ET).

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Leaders
Passing Yards: M. Hughes1304
Passing TDs: M. Hughes15
Rushing Yards: S. Curtis, Jr.439
Rushing TDs: T. Harris3
Receiving Yards: P. Smith648
Receiving TDs: P. Smith8
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2017
Date Opponent Result / Time
8/31 at Georgia State W 17 - 10
9/9 at Jackson State W 17 - 15
9/16 at Florida A&M W 24 - 13
9/23 at UT Martin L 16 - 31
9/30 vs. Eastern Illinois L 16 - 19
10/7 at Eastern Kentucky W 45 - 21
10/14 vs. Austin Peay L 17 - 21
10/28 at Tennessee Tech L 26 - 30
11/4 vs. Virginia-Lynchburg W 60 - 0
11/11 vs. Southeast Missouri State W 23 - 20
11/16 at Jacksonville State L 6 - 36
Ohio Valley
  Conference Overall
2 Jacksonville State 8-0 10-1
Austin Peay 7-1 8-4
Eastern Illinois 5-3 6-5
Tennessee-Martin 4-4 6-5
Southeast Missouri State 3-5 3-8
Eastern Kentucky 3-5 4-7
Tennessee State 2-5 6-5
Murray State 2-5 3-8
Tennessee Tech 1-7 1-10
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 3587 (82)
Passing Yards: 2047 (80)
Rushing Yards: 1540 (67)
Points per game: 24.3 (61)
Yards per game: 326.1 (84)
Touchdowns: 25 (88)
Field Goals: 15 (8)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 3063 (9)
Passing Yards: 1612 (3)
Rushing Yards: 1451 (37)
Points per game: 19.6 (25)
Yards per game: 278.5 (7)
Touchdowns: 23 (17)
Field Goals: 12 (94)
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