The 2020-21 FCS football semifinals are Saturday, May 8. We will have a new national champion for the first time in three years, after North Dakota State — winner of eight of the last nine titles — went down in the quarterfinals. 

Here are the top storylines and players to watch in this weekend’s two showdowns to decide the national championship matchup.

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