When the 14th ranked Wildcats of Villanova arrive in Virginia to take on the No. 1 James Madison Dukes, there’s a little more on the line than a football game.

ESPN’s College GameDay announced Sunday its return to The Quad in Harrisonburg for a second FCS special edition episode after visiting in 2015. A game in which GameDay analyst Lee Corso threw on the Duke Dog head, but the Dukes fell to the 11th-ranked Richmond Spiders 49-59. It is the eighth time College GameDay has set stage at an FCS school.

Villanova and James Madison have squared off 25 times, with James Madison leading the series 14-11 (including wins the last two meetings). Last year, the Dukes won a 20-7 game that clinched the Colonial Athletic Association title.

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James Madison has rallied off 17-straight victories since falling to FBS foe North Carolina, including the 2016 FCS National Championship. The Dukes, led by senior quarterback Bryan Schor are on pace to score over 450 points through the regular season. To put that in perspective, their defense is on pace to allow 125 points. Schor has scored 14 total touchdowns and passed for over a thousand yards through five games. He needs just 113 yards through the air Saturday to cross the 5000 career-yards milestone.

Though the potent offensive success, James Madison’s defense has kept them in and ahead of every game. Consistency is an understatement: The Dukes have allowed either 10 or 14 points in all five games, including 10 in their previous two wins over conference opponents Maine and Delaware. Productivity has come from across the depth chart totaling nine interceptions (5th most in FCS) and three fumble recoveries. Free safety Raven Greene has been a difference maker with 24 tackles, two interceptions and one forced/fumble recovery.

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