There are usually two perks that come with earning a number one overall seed -- the first is home field advantage throughout the playoffs, and the second is playing the weakest team in the field in your first game.
Apparently the NCAA selection committee has an interesting definition of weak.
On Saturday, December 1st, the Bison will play the winner of the Eastern Illinois - South Dakota State matchup.
The Jackrabbits were the last team selected to the field, and the potential for a second matchup in a month is a legitimate possibility. Yet coach Bohl says the Bison's first opponent doesn't matter as much as his team's preparation.
Coach Bohl was named one of 20 finalists for the Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year award today. He finished fourth in the voting last season.