Georgia Southern 49, Old Dominion 35
Dominique Swope ran 12 yards for a touchdown with 2:36 remaining, and Georgia Southern’s defense helped erase a two-touchdown deficit in the fourth quarter and beat Old Dominion in the FCS quarterfinals. Jerick McKinnon ran for four touchdowns for the Eagles (10-3), who completed just two passes but ran for 602 yards in pursuit of their seventh national championship.
North Dakota State 14, Wofford 7
Sam Ojuri and Zach Vraa scored touchdowns, and North Dakota State rode its top-rated defense past Wofford in the quarterfinals. The Bison (12-1) forced two turnovers, blocked a field goal and did not allow an offensive touchdown.
Eastern Washington 51, Illinois State 35
Kyle Padron tied a school record with six six touchdown passes, including two to Brandon Kaufman on back-to-back plays early in the third quarter, to lift second-seeded Eastern Washington (11-2).
Arkansas-Pine Bluff 24, Jackson State 21, OT
A 95-yard touchdown pass from Arkansas-Pine Bluff quarterback Benjamin Anderson to Willie Young with 2 minutes left in regulation forced overtime, and the Lions emerged with a victory. The winning points for the Lions (10-2) came on Tyler Strickland’s 26-yard field goal.