Texas A&M-Commerce Reportedly Moving to Southland Conference

The Southland Conference’s first move to replenish its declining football membership will be inviting Division 2 Texas A&M-Commerce to join the league, per Dan Wolken of USA Today. The Southland Conference was hit hard by the recent realignment news with five of the 11 football-playing schools moving to new homes. Abilene Christian, Lamar, Sam Houston State, and Stephen … Read more

10 FCS Versus FBS Games We Are Looking Forward to Watching for the 2021 Season

The 2021 season has plenty of opportunities to watch our beloved FCS teams square off against FBS foes. In fact, there are 117 such games scheduled for the upcoming season. We’re excited to see these games back on the docket so let’s take a look at 10 of the FCS versus FBS games that we … Read more

FCS Changes for the 2021 Season

A new season is nearly upon us and with the merry-go-round that is college athletics, that also means plenty of changes at the FCS level. Let’s take a look at what’s new for 2021 in the FCS. If you want a simple summary, please click here to go to the table at the end of … Read more

Welcome to the Updated Fear The FCS!

We want to welcome you back to the latest iteration of Fear The FCS! We have swapped out the old navy and gold for what we believe is a much more appreciated color scheme and simplistic layout. We hope you enjoy this update but a new interface is not the only update we have made. … Read more

Hampton Opts Out of Spring; UT Martin and Missouri State Schedule Home-and-Home

The Hampton Pirates became the 10th FCS program to opt-out of playing football in the spring. Hampton suspended all spring programs but will continue to forge ahead with modified men’s and women’s basketball schedules. Hampton became the second FCS program this week alone to pass on the spring season. Bethune-Cookman suspended all athletic activities for … Read more

The Citadel Gets Spring Waiver; Bryant-Rhode Island Schedule Spring Contest

The Citadel Bulldogs were recipients of a rare favorable ruling by the NCAA to play eight conference games in the spring. The Citadel played a four-game fall schedule against South Florida, Clemson, Eastern Kentucky, and Army. Due to the NCAA’s restriction on FCS teams playing only 11 games, The Citadel was originally scheduled to play … Read more

FCS News Roundup for Tuesday, October 27, 2020

It was a busy news day on Tuesday with a new coaching hire, a school opting out of the spring season, and some scheduling announcements. Austin Peay Hires New Head Coach The Austin Peay Governors have found their new head coach in Scotty Walden. Walden was the interim head coach at Southern Miss for four … Read more