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FARGO - Before we get to the details, national television viewership numbers for Bison football games need to be kept in perspective.
Since North Dakota State began its dynasty in , more people around the United States have watched Bison football games than ever before. This is mostly because ESPN and its family of platforms carry Football Championship Subdivision playoff games as part of its deal with the NCAA all based on the mega-profitable men's basketball tournament.
Here's an anecdote to illustrate the point. He pursued that avenue because ESPN was going to tape-delay the game until 11 a. Central 11 a.
The Bison won for their eighth national title, but last until NDSU's seventh national championship in eight seasons attracted the fewest viewers of its historic run, according to Nielsen ratings released Tuesday.
The Bison's victory over Eastern Washington attracted an estimated average of 1. The web site showbuzzdaily.
The Bison-Eastern Washington game drew a 0. Among the key demographic of Adults , an estimated , people watched.
The FCS championship game was the lowest-rated regular college football telecast of the week.
The next lowest viewed college football game last week was the Holiday Bowl between Utah and Northwestern on Fox Sports 1, which drew an estimated average audience of 1. It drew an average audience of According to available data, viewership mostly grew for the title games involving the Bison since their run began in Other Bison title game viewership numbers include: 1.
Jacksonville State in January ; 1.
Illinois State in January ; 1. Towson in January ; and 1.
Sam Houston State in January That would make it the second-highest rated NDSU game. Here are some TV numbers from Nielsen for Bison games over the years, via showbuzzdaily.