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2012 FCS Championship: Tight Game Could Be Decided By Sam Houston State Defense

Sam Houston State should have the edge in the stands at Saturday's FCS Championship game against North Dakota State in Frisco, Texas' Pizza Hut Park, and SB Nation's resident college football numbers man Bill C. predicts a very even game, and the toughest test of the Bearkats' undefeated season. Despite both teams' flashy offensive numbers, Bill C. points out that Sam Houston's defense has been the reason they're in their first title game in program history:

As good as Sam Houston's offense has been, their defense is the primary reason they are still undefeated. If NDSU is the FCS Wisconsin, Sam Houston is the TCU of the FCS world -- they run a 4-2-5 alignment, and they are fast, deep and aggressive at every level of the field. A whopping 15 Bearkats recorded at least five tackles for loss (something TCU couldn't even boast at its best), ten recorded at least two sacks, five picked off at least two passes, and five forced at least two fumbles.

For a complete look at Bill C.'s preview of the 2012 FCS Championship, click here.

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