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

MEAC Spring Schedule Revealed; Tarleton State Releases Spring Schedule

The MEAC announced a few crucial details on Thursday alongside its spring football schedule. The MEAC originally released major details in August but have since clarified some points. On Thursday, the MEAC stipulated that the Northern Division teams – Delaware State, Howard, Morgan State, and Norfolk State – will play each other twice. Meanwhile, the … Read more

Southern Conference Releases Spring Schedule

The Southern Conference became the seventh FCS conference to release its spring schedule on Wednesday with a few caveats. The conference slate will start on Saturday, February 20 and finish on Saturday, April 17 with all nine programs participating in the spring season. Each team will an eight-game schedule with the exception of The Citadel. … Read more

Tennessee Martin Announces Two Future Home-and-Home Series

The Tennessee Martin Skyhawks were busy this week announcing not one but two future home-and-home series against FCS opponents. The first series to occur will be against the Samford Bulldogs in 2021 and 2023. The two teams will meet in Martin, Tennessee on Saturday, September 11, 2021 followed by Samford hosting two seasons later on … Read more

Abilene Christian Cancels Home Game Versus West Texas A&M

The Abilene Christian Wildcats will not be playing next Saturday’s game against West Texas A&M due to COVID concerns. The Wildcats added the Buffaloes in late August amidst the slew of additions prior to the season. The game on Saturday, October 17 was slated to be a homecoming contest for the Wildcats. Abilene Christian was … Read more

James Madison to Host Robert Morris in the Spring; OVC Releases Spring Schedule

One tidbit of spring scheduling news came out on Wednesday with the James Madison Dukes scheduled to host the Robert Morris Colonials as part of the spring football season according to Greg Madia of Daily News-Record. The two teams are slated to meet on Saturday, February 27 as one of the two non-conference games that … Read more

SEMO-SIU Postponed a Week; Trey Lance Declares for NFL Draft

Tuesday was a second straight day with an FCS game delayed. Southeast Missouri State and Southern Illinois announced their game originally scheduled for Friday, October 23 would be moved back a week to Friday, October 30. The Redhawks currently have COVID-19 cases affecting the roster and both schools agreed to delay the game by a … Read more