Seven FCS Schools Face APR Practice Reductions

The NCAA released its Academic Progress Rate (APR) on Tuesday, which measures the academic success of a school and its various athletic programs. Failure to obtain a rating over 930 can lead to penalties, such as the penalty 7 FCS member institutions face based on the APR scores from the 2019-20 academic year through the … Read more

Slew of FCS Games to be Nationally Televised Among Several Assorted FCS-FBS Matchup Changes

Thursday saw a dizzying release of kickoff and television information for the early part of the 2024 season. Included among the releases were four separate FCS conferences that will have conference matchups televised on national television. The Missouri Valley Football Conference will have two conference matchups televised nationally by ESPN in 2024. The first game … Read more

Alabama A&M Switches September 14 Opponent

Alabama A&M has changed its opponent for their home game on Saturday, September 14. The Bulldogs will now play the NAIA’s Georgetown (Kentucky) Tigers out of the Mid-South Conference in the first matchup between the two schools. Alabama A&M was originally scheduled to host Fayetteville State from the NCAA Division II Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association … Read more

2024 FCS Matchups Versus Non-Division I Opponents

Each year some FCS members look outside the Division I umbrella to fill out their football schedules and 2024 is no different. FCS teams are slated to play 55 games against non-Division I opponents in 2024 with matchups versus Division II, Division III, NAIA, NCCAA, and even one against a non-affiliated team (Lincoln University from … Read more

SWAC Postpones Fall Sports

After a report on Friday by Brett McMurphy that the SWAC would cancel fall sports and subsequent clarification from SWAC Commissioner Charles McClelland, the SWAC presidents voted to postpone fall sports to the spring. The SWAC voted to play a 7 game football schedule spring 2021 with an 8 week training period beginning in January. … Read more