West Georgia Football to Join the United Athletic Conference

The University of West Georgia is moving up to the FCS ranks. The Georgia Board of Regents approved the move on Friday and the school will begin the four-year transition process to the ASUN beginning with the 2024-25 academic year. West Georgia’s football team will play in the United Athletic Conference, which is comprised of … Read more

Bryant Joining CAA Football Starting in 2024

The Bryant Bulldogs will join the Coastal Athletic Association as a football-only member starting with the 2024 season. Bryant is a full member of the America East Conference. The 2023 season will mark Bryant’s only season in the newly named Big South-OVC Football Association. The Bulldogs previously joined the Big South in football starting with … Read more

Pioneer Football League Names Greg Walter as Commissioner

The Pioneer Football League has a new Commissioner and it is a familiar face. Greg Walter will take over the top spot in the PFL after spending the previous decade as the conference’s associate commissioner. The PFL is a non-scholarship, football-only conference with 11 current members. It began in 1993 after the NCAA mandated all … Read more

FCS Changes for the 2023 Season

Editor’s note: This post was updated on Thursday, July 20 to reflect the CAA’s new name and on August 10 to include the 12-game schedule allowance for the 2024 and 2025 seasons and Bryant’s move to the CAA in 2024. This post was further updated on September 8 with the news of West Georgia moving … Read more

NCAA Proposes New Requirements for FBS Hopefuls

The NCAA has proposed new requirements for schools that would like to move from the Football Championship Subdivision to the Football Bowl Subdivision. The proposals, which will not be voted on until a future date, would have a noticeable impact on current FCS programs. The most significant changes would require additional staff, an increase in … Read more

Western Illinois Joining OVC in 2023-24; Football to Play 2023 Season in MVFC

Western Illinois will leave the Summit League after the 2023-24 academic year to become a member of the Ohio Valley Conference. The Leathernecks will play the 2023 FCS season as a member of the Missouri Valley Football Conference and join the OVC in 2024. The move by WIU may help them become more competitive on … Read more