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Nicholls St. gets call to FCS Tournament

97 players on the Nicholls roster hail from Louisiana. Source: Misty Leigh McElroy 97 players on the Nicholls roster hail from Louisiana. Source: Misty Leigh McElroy
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It's a bad news, good news story for the Nicholls St. Colonels. They lost their River Bell Classic battle Thursday night against Southeastern. But, they won the war and got into the FCS Playoffs anyway. The Colonels got word this morning that not only are they in but they'll host their opening round game on Saturday against South Dakota State.

It's the first time since 2005 that the Colonels have made the post-season and they're one of three Southland Conference teams to get in, joining Central Arkansas and Sam Houston St.

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