The 2015 FCS Championship Game is remembered as one of the best in the history of the division, North Dakota State scoring the game winning touchdown with :37 remaining to give the Bison a 29-27 lead. Bismarck’s Esley Thorton sealed the win with an interception as NDSU clinched a fourth consecutive FCS Championship.
— Dom Izzo (@DomIzzoWDAY) December 30, 2017
The game is remembered for Carson Wentz’s and Tre Roberson’s heroics, but when you take a wider look at the game, you see how much talent was on the field in Frisco that day. Here’s a closer look at those players that went on to careers in the NFL.
NORTH DAKOTA STATE
- Carson Wentz: 15-22, 237 yds, TD pass, 87 rush yds, rush TD. Wentz was the MVP of the game, scoring the game winning touchdown.
- John Crockett: 22 carries, 74 yds, TD.
- Andrew Bonnett: 3 receptions, 15 yards
- Nick DeLuca: 6 tackles
- Kyle Emanuel: 4 tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss
- CJ Smith: 3 tackles
- Chris Board: 2 tackles
- Joe Haeg: started at left tackle, had first career reception in the game
- Cameron Meredith: 1 reception for 14 yards
- James O’Shaughnessy: 2 receptions, 44 yards, 2 TDs
- Davontae Harris: 1 tackle
- Cameron Lee: Offensive line
- Anthony Warrum: Wide receiver
- Mike Liedtke: starting left tackle
- Kyle Avaloy: starting left guard
- Mark Spellman: starting center