2021 FCS Versus FBS Matchups

The 2021 season is approaching quickly and with it are a record number of FCS versus FBS matchups. In total, 117 such matchups are scheduled to take place, which is three more than the previous record of 114 set in 2019. Furthermore, three of the last four seasons and four of the last six seasons have seen at least 110 or more FCS-FBS matchups played.

Below is a table giving an overview of each week and the number of games scheduled for that week. Clicking on the week in the left-most column of the table will bring you down to that specific week’s set of games. This post will be updated as the 2021 season unfolds and reflect any additional changes. Please note that all kickoff times below are listed in Eastern Time.

WeekDatesScheduled
Games
Number of
FCS Wins
08/2810
19/1 - 9/4386
29/10 - 9/11372
39/18212
49/2590
510/200
610/900
710/161
810/231
910/3000
1011/62
1111/133
1211/204
1311/2700
Totals11710

Week 0

DateTime and TVAwayAway PointsHomeHome Points
8/2810 PM
CBSSN
Southern Utah14San Jose State45

Week 1

DateTime and TVAwayAway PointsHomeHome Points
9/17:30 PM
ESPN
Jacksonville State0UAB31
9/27 PM
ESPN3
Long Island10Florida International48
9/27 PM
ESPN+
Western Illinois21Ball State31
9/27 PM
ESPN
Wagner7Buffalo69
9/27 PM
ESPN+
The Citadel14Coastal Carolina52
9/27:30 PM
ESPN+
UC Davis19Tulsa17
9/27:30
PAC12
Weber State17Utah40
9/28 PM
ESPN+
UT Martin21Western Kentucky59
9/210 PMEastern Washington35 (2 OT)UNLV33
9/210:30 PM
PAC12
Southern Utah14Arizona State41
9/37 PM
ESPN3
St. Francis (PA)15Eastern Michigan35
9/27 PMHouston Baptist17New Mexico27
9/38 PM
Big12/ESPN+
South Dakota14Kansas17
9/39 PM
PAC12
Northern Colorado7Colorado35
9/39 PM
FS1
South Dakota State42Colorado State23
9/412 PM
ACCN
Colgate0Boston College51
9/412 PM
CBSSN
Holy Cross38Connecticut28
9/412 PM
BTN
Fordham7Nebraska52
9/42 PMLafayette14Air Force35
9/44 PMMontana State16Wyoming19
9/44:30 PM
Big12/ESPN+
Northern Iowa10Iowa State16
9/46 PM
ESPN3
Campbell7Liberty48
9/46 PM
ESPN3
Gardner-Webb25Georgia Southern30
9/47 PM
SECN/ESPN+
Eastern Illinois0South Carolina46
9/47 PM
ESPN3
Monmouth15Middle Tennessee50
9/47 PM
Big12/ESPN+
Missouri State16Oklahoma State23
9/47 PM
ESPN+
Nicholls17Memphis42
9/47 PM
ESPN+
Abilene Christian9SMU56
9/47 PM
ESPN3
Norfolk State10Toledo49
9/47 PM
ESPN3
Central Arkansas21Arkansas State40
9/47 PM
ESPN3
Southern3Troy55
9/47:30 PM
ESPN3
Northwestern State14North Texas44
9/47:30 PM
ESPN3
William & Mary0Virginia43
9/48 PM
SECN/ESPN+
East Tennessee State23Vanderbilt3
9/47 PM
Big12/ESPN+
Duquesne3TCU45
9/48 PM
PAC12
Montana13Washington7
9/49 PM
ESPN3
Bethune-Cookman28UTEP38
9/411:59 PMPortland State35Hawaii49

Week 2

DateTime and TVAwayAway PointsHomeHome Points
9/108 PM
ACCN
North Carolina A&T17Duke45
9/109 PM
CBSSN
North Dakota24Utah State48
9/1111:30 AM
ESPN3
VMI10Kent State60
9/1112 PM
SECN
Alabama State0Auburn62
9/1112 PM
ESPN3
Kennesaw State17Georgia Tech45
9/1112 PM
ACCN
Norfolk State16Wake Forest41
9/1112 PM
BTN
Youngstown State14Michigan State42
9/1112 PM
BTN
Indiana State6Northwestern24
9/111 PM
ESPN+
Morgan State20Tulane69
9/112 PM
ESPN3
Duquesne28Ohio26
9/113 PM
ESPN3
Robert Morris0Central Michigan45
9/113:30 PM
ESPN+
Murray State7Cincinnati42
9/114 PM
SECN
Mercer14Alabama48
9/115 PM
ACCN
South Carolina State3Clemson49
9/115 PM
Big12/ESPN+
Long Island0West Virginia66
9/115 PM
ESPN3
Illinois State0Western Michigan28
9/116 PM
ESPN3
Gardner-Webb10Charlotte38
9/116 PM
ESPN3
Lamar0UTSA54
9/116 PM
PAC12
Portland State24Washington State44
9/116:30 PM
ESPN+
North Carolina Central10Marshall44
9/116:30 PM
ESPN+
Bethune-Cookman14UCF63
9/117 PMWestern Carolina0Oklahoma76
9/117 PM
ESPN3
SE Louisiana42Louisiana Tech45
9/117 PM
ESPN3
Hampton7Old Dominion47
9/117 PM
ESPN3
Grambling0Southern Miss37
9/117 PM
ESPN3
Eastern Kentucky3Louisville30
9/117 PM
Big12/ESPN+
Texas Southern7Baylor66
9/117 PM
Big12/ESPN+
Southern Illinois23Kansas State31
9/117 PM
Big12/ESPN+
Stephen F. Austin22Texas Tech28
9/117 PM
ESPN3
Nicholls24Louisiana27
9/117:30 PM
SECN/ESPN+
Austin Peay17Ole Miss54
9/117:30 PM
BTN
Idaho14Indiana56
9/117:30 PM
BTN
Howard0Maryland62
9/118 PM
SECN/ESPN+
McNeese7LSU34
9/118 PM
ACCN
Jacksonville State20Florida State17
9/1110 PMCal Poly10Fresno State63
9/1110:30 PMIdaho State10Nevada49

Week 3

DateTimeAwayAway PointsHomeHome Points
9/1812 PM
SECN/ESPN+
Chattanooga23Kentucky28
9/1812 PM
SECN/ESPN+
SE Missouri State28Missouri59
9/1812 PM
SECN/ESPN+
Tennessee Tech0Tennessee56
9/1812 PM
ACCN
Albany24Syracuse62
9/183:30 PM
BTN
Delaware13Rutgers45
9/183:30 PM
ESPN+
Long Island7Miami (OH)42
9/183:30 PM
ESPN3
Bryant14Akron35
9/183:30 PM
ESPN+
Elon10Appalachian State44
9/183:30 PMIdaho0Oregon State42
9/184 PMSacramento State30California42
9/185 PM
ESPN3
Murray State10Bowling Green27
9/186 PM
ESPN3
Fordham14Middle Tennessee45
9/187 PM
ESPN+
Grambling0Houston45
9/187 PM
ESPN+
Florida A&M17South Florida38
9/187 PM
ESPN3
Incarnate Word42Texas State34
9/187:30 PM
ESPN3
Furman7NC State45
9/187:30 PM
PAC12
Stony Brook7Oregon48
9/188 PM
ESPN3
Jackson State7UL Monroe12
9/188 PM
ESPN3
Alcorn State21South Alabama28
9/188 PMSouth Carolina State35New Mexico State43
9/1810 PM
PAC12
Northern Arizona21Arizona19

Week 4

DateTimeAwayAway PointsHomeHome Points
9/2512 PM
BTN
Villanova17Penn State38
9/2512 PM
ACCN
Richmond10Virginia Tech21
9/2512 PM
ESPN+
New Hampshire7Pittsburgh77
9/2512 PM
ESPN+
Wagner7Temple41
9/2512:30 PM
ESPN3
Central Connecticut0Miami (FL)69
9/252:30 PM
ESPN3
Maine14Northern Illinois41
9/253:30 PMTowson21San Diego State48
9/256 PM
ESPN+
Charleston Southern28East Carolina31
9/256:30 PMTexas Southern34Rice48

Week 7

DateTimeAwayAway PointsHomeHome Points
10/1612 PM
CBSSN
YaleConnecticut

Week 8

DateTimeAwayAway PointsHomeHome Points
10/23TBDArkansas-Pine BluffArkansas

Week 10

DateTimeAwayAway PointsHomeHome Points
11/6TBDRhode IslandMassachusetts
11/63 PM
ESPN3
Idaho StateBYU

Week 11

DateTimeAwayAway PointsHomeHome Points
11/13TBDSamfordFlorida
11/1312 PMMaineMassachusetts
11/1312 PM
CBSSN
BucknellArmy

Week 12

DateTimeAwayAway PointsHomeHome Points
11/20TBDCharleston SouthernGeorgia
11/20TBDTennessee StateMississippi State
11/20TBDPrairie ViewTexas A&M
11/20TBDWoffordNorth Carolina

Photo courtesy of Jacksonville State University Athletics.

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