Villanova vs. Montana

What: FCS Championship

When: 8 o'clock

Where: Finley Stadium, Chattanooga, Tenn.


Radio: ESPN (950-AM and 97.5-FM)

Records: Villanova 13-1, Montana 14-0.

History: First meeting. This is 'Nova's first trip to the final. Montana, which lost in last year's final to Richmond, has won it all twice and also finished runner-up two other times since the mid-1990s.

Villanova update: The Wildcats overcame a 10-0 halftime deficit to beat William & Mary in the semifinals, 14-13. Like Montana, 'Nova has played three playoff games at home ... Matt Szczur made the All-America team as an all-purpose player ... The 'Cats haven't turned it over in the tournament ... They're 7-1 against ranked opponents ... They're trying to become the fourth different Colonial Athletic Association team to win the title in last seven seasons ... 'Cats converted three fourth downs in the second half last week, including a fake punt. For the season they're 15-for-25 ... Redshirt freshman Nick Yako has converted all 57 PATs.

Montana update: The top-seeded Grizzlies advanced with a 24-17 home win over Appalachian State, which won the title in 2005, '06 and '07. Montana made a goal-line stand at the end to avoid overtime ... The Grizzlies average 36.9 points a game, and outscore their opponents by 18.2 ... Chase Reynolds has rushed for 1,439 yards and 22 touchdowns. He's also caught 33 passes for two more scores ... Andrew Selle is 197-for-321 for 2,692 yards, with 25 TDs and six picks ... All-America Marc Mariani caught 72 passes for 1,317 yards and 12 scores ... LB Shawn Lebsock had 98 tackles, one of five players with 70 or more.