Harvard Hires Andrew Aurich

Harvard has hired Rutgers tight ends coach Andrew Aurich as head coach following Tim Murphy’s retirement in January. Murphy coached the Crimson for 30 seasons with 21 winning seasons and 10 Ivy League titles during his tenure. Aurich has spent the previous four seasons at Rutgers joining in 2020 as the offensive line coach. He … Read more

Prairie View A&M and South Dakota Add Future FBS Opponents

There were to future FCS-FBS games announced this week beginning with Prairie View A&M and Michigan State for the 2024 season. The contest was recently revealed by MSU and the two teams will meet on Saturday, September 14 in East Lansing. The two schools have not played each other in football. For games beyond 2024, … Read more

Albany Gives Greg Gattuso a Two-Year Extension

The Albany Great Danes and Greg Gattuso have agreed to a two-year extension that keeps him with the school through the 2026 season. Gattuso recently led Albany to the school’s best season as they reached the FCS Semifinals before losing to eventual National Champions South Dakota State. Before Gattuso took over in 2014, he was … Read more

Three FCS-FBS Matchups Added for 2024; Three Dates Changed

Two games involving FCS teams and Massachusetts were added and changed for the 2024 season. First, Central Connecticut State and UMass will play each other on Saturday, September 21. UMass’ game against Wagner originally scheduled for September 21 was moved to Saturday, October 26. Wagner also scheduled a game against Florida Atlantic to be played … Read more

2023 FCS Versus FBS Matchups in Review: FCS Conference Comparison

Welcome to part two of the 2023 FCS Versus FBS Matchups in review. While the first part looked at all 118 games broken down by each statistical category, this review will look at each FCS conference using the same categories. The review only includes conferences that had at least one FCS-FBS matchup in 2023. The … Read more

Eastern Illinois Extends Chris Wilkerson Through 2028

Eastern Illinois is intent on keeping head coach Chris Wilkerson at his alma mater. EIU announced four new contracts including Wilkerson’s two-year extension that will see him stay at EIU through 2028. Wilkerson is 10-12 in two years with the Panthers. Wilkerson has been in charge of the Panthers since 2022 and his first season … Read more

Florida A&M Names James Colzie as Head Coach

Florida A&M stayed in-house for its next head coach with the Rattlers naming James Colzie III as the successor to Willie Simmons. Simmons left FAMU on January 1 to take the running backs coaching position at Duke. Colzie joined FAMU in 2022, was promoted to associate head coach in 2023, and was named the interim … Read more

Ten 2024 FCS-FBS Matchups Added or Changed; One Added for 2025

There were numerous date changes for 2024 FCS-FBS matchups in the last week and all the changes are summarized in a table at the bottom of this article. The first was Eastern Illinois changed its date against Illinois from Saturday, August 24 to Saturday, August 31. A second change was Indiana State’s matchup at Purdue … Read more

Montana and Bobby Hauck Agree to New Contract

Montana and Bobby Hauck have agreed to a new three-year contract that will keep the school’s all-time winningest coach through the 2026 season. Hauck led the Grizzlies to the FCS National Championship game in the 2023 season where they lost 23-3 to South Dakota State. Hauck’s coaching days at Montana date back to 1988 when … Read more

Sacred Heart Opts to Play as FCS Independent in 2024

Sacred Heart will play an independent FCS schedule for the 2024 season as the school continues to assess its football affiliation options as first reported in mid-January and later confirmed by Craig Haley. The Pioneers previously announced they are leaving the Northeast Conference to join the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) beginning with the 2024-25 … Read more