You can call North Dakota State’s 23-21 win over No. 13 Iowa on Saturday an upset. Bison fans might call it business as usual.
North Dakota State, a Football Championship Subdivision (used to be Division I-AA) power, has won six consecutive games against top-level opponents since 2010.
Oh, and thanks, Iowa, for that $500,000 the Bison got just for showing up for the game at Iowa City.
North Dakota State has won five consecutive FCS titles and is top ranked again this season, though there was plenty of reason to believe its streak against upper-division teams was in jeopardy against Iowa.
The Bison’s last five wins over Football Bowl Subdivision teams...