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Mark Gronowski's last FCS championship game ended early for the South Dakota State quarterback after he tore his ACL on the second series of the game. [CHARLIE NEIBERGALL/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS]

FRISCO, Texas — South Dakota State quarterback Mark Gronowski thought he had just twisted his ankle on the opening series of an unusual FCS title game two springs ago. It turned out to be much worse than that.

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