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
08/281
19/1 - 9/438
29/10 - 9/1137
39/1821
49/259
510/20
610/90
710/161
810/231
910/300
1011/62
1111/133
1211/204
1311/270
Totals117

Week 0

DateTime and TVAwayAway PointsHomeHome Points
8/28TBD
CBSSN
Southern UtahSan Jose State

Week 1

DateTime and TVAwayAway PointsHomeHome Points
9/17:30 PM
ESPN
Jacksonville StateUAB
9/2TBD
PAC12
Weber StateUtah
9/2TBDEastern WashingtonUNLV
9/2TBDHouston BaptistNew Mexico
9/27 PM
ESPN3
Long IslandFlorida International
9/27 PM
ESPN+
Western IllinoisBall State
9/27 PM
ESPN
WagnerBuffalo
9/27 PM
ESPN+
The CitadelCoastal Carolina
9/27:30 PM
ESPN+
UC DavisTulsa
9/28 PM
ESPN+
UT MartinWestern Kentucky
9/210:30 PM
PAC12
Southern UtahArizona State
9/37 PM
ESPN3
St. Francis (PA)Eastern Michigan
9/38 PM
Big12/ESPN+
South DakotaKansas
9/39 PM
PAC12
Northern ColoradoColorado
9/39 PM
FS1
South Dakota StateColorado State
9/4TBDMontana StateWyoming
9/4TBDPortland StateHawaii
9/4TBDLafayetteAir Force
9/412 PM
ACCN
ColgateBoston College
9/412 PM
CBSSN
Holy CrossConnecticut
9/412 PM
BTN
FordhamNebraska
9/44:30 PM
Big12/ESPN+
Northern IowaIowa State
9/46 PM
ESPN3
CampbellLiberty
9/46 PM
ESPN3
Gardner-WebbGeorgia Southern
9/47 PM
SECN/ESPN+
Eastern IllinoisSouth Carolina
9/47 PM
ESPN3
MonmouthMiddle Tennessee
9/47 PM
Big12/ESPN+
Missouri StateOklahoma State
9/47 PM
ESPN+
NichollsMemphis
9/47 PM
ESPN+
Abilene ChristianSMU
9/47 PM
ESPN3
Norfolk StateToledo
9/47 PM
ESPN3
Central ArkansasArkansas State
9/47 PM
ESPN3
SouthernTroy
9/47:30 PM
ESPN3
Northwestern StateNorth Texas
9/47:30 PM
ESPN3
William & MaryVirginia
9/48 PM
SECN/ESPN+
East Tennessee StateVanderbilt
9/47 PM
Big12/ESPN+
DuquesneTCU
9/48 PM
PAC12
MontanaWashington
9/49 PM
ESPN3
Bethune-CookmanUTEP

Week 2

DateTime and TVAwayAway PointsHomeHome Points
9/108 PM
ACCN
North Carolina A&TDuke
9/109 PM
CBSSN
North DakotaUtah State
9/11TBDWestern CarolinaOklahoma
9/11TBDCal PolyFresno State
9/11TBDIdaho StateNevada
9/1111:30 AM
ESPN3
VMIKent State
9/1112 PM
SECN
Alabama StateAuburn
9/1112 PM
ESPN3
Kennesaw StateGeorgia Tech
9/1112 PM
ACCN
Norfolk StateWake Forest
9/1112 PM
BTN
Youngstown StateMichigan State
9/1112 PM
BTN
Indiana StateNorthwestern
9/112 PM
ESPN3
DuquesneOhio
9/113 PM
ESPN3
Robert MorrisCentral Michigan
9/113:30 PM
ESPN+
Murray StateCincinnati
9/114 PM
SECN
MercerAlabama
9/115 PM
ACCN
South Carolina StateClemson
9/115 PM
Big12/ESPN+
Long IslandWest Virginia
9/115 PM
ESPN3
Illinois StateWestern Michigan
9/116 PM
ESPN3
Gardner-WebbCharlotte
9/116 PM
ESPN3
LamarUTSA
9/116 PM
PAC12
Portland StateWashington State
9/116:30 PM
ESPN+
North Carolina CentralMarshall
9/116:30 PM
ESPN+
Bethune-CookmanUCF
9/117 PM
ESPN3
SE LouisianaLouisiana Tech
9/117 PM
ESPN3
HamptonOld Dominion
9/117 PM
ESPN3
GramblingSouthern Miss
9/117 PM
ESPN3
Eastern KentuckyLouisville
9/117 PM
Big12/ESPN+
Texas SouthernBaylor
9/117 PM
Big12/ESPN+
Southern IllinoisKansas State
9/117 PM
Big12/ESPN+
Stephen F. AustinTexas Tech
9/117 PM
ESPN+
Morgan StateTulane
9/117 PM
ESPN3
NichollsLouisiana
9/117:30 PM
SECN/ESPN+
Austin PeayOle Miss
9/117:30 PM
BTN
IdahoIndiana
9/117:30 PM
BTN
HowardMaryland
9/118 PM
SECN/ESPN+
McNeeseLSU
9/118 PM
ACCN
Jacksonville StateFlorida State

Week 3

DateTimeAwayAway PointsHomeHome Points
9/18TBDSouth Carolina StateNew Mexico State
9/1812 PM
SECN/ESPN+
ChattanoogaKentucky
9/1812 PM
SECN/ESPN+
SE Missouri StateMissouri
9/1812 PM
SECN/ESPN+
Tennessee TechTennessee
9/1812 PM
ACCN
AlbanySyracuse
9/183:30 PM
BTN
DelawareRutgers
9/183:30 PM
ESPN+
Long IslandMiami (OH)
9/183:30 PM
ESPN3
BryantAkron
9/183:30 PM
ESPN+
ElonAppalachian State
9/183:30 PM
TBD
IdahoOregon State
9/184 PM
TBD
Sacramento StateCalifornia
9/185 PM
ESPN3
Murray StateBowling Green
9/186 PM
ESPN3
FordhamMiddle Tennessee
9/187 PM
ESPN+
GramblingHouston
9/187 PM
ESPN+
Florida A&MSouth Florida
9/187 PM
ESPN3
Incarnate WordTexas State
9/187:30 PM
ESPN3
FurmanNC State
9/187:30 PM
PAC12
Stony BrookOregon
9/188 PM
ESPN3
Jackson StateUL Monroe
9/188 PM
ESPN3
Alcorn StateSouth Alabama
9/1810 PM
PAC12
Northern ArizonaArizona

Week 4

DateTimeAwayAway PointsHomeHome Points
9/25TBDTexas SouthernRice
9/25TBDCentral ConnecticutMiami (FL)
9/25TBDNew HampshirePittsburgh
9/25TBDRichmondVirginia Tech
9/25TBDVillanovaPenn State
9/25TBDMaineNorthern Illinois
9/25TBDTowsonSan Diego State
9/2512 PM
ESPN+
WagnerTemple
9/256 PM
ESPN+
Charleston SouthernEast Carolina

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
11/6TBDIdaho StateBYU

Week 11

DateTimeAwayAway PointsHomeHome Points
11/13TBDSamfordFlorida
11/13TBDMaineMassachusetts
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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