Austin Peay’s Scotty Walden Leaving for UTEP

Austin Peay will begin a search for a new head coach following Scotty Walden’s decision to leave for the head coaching position at UTEP. Walden went 26-14 overall and 17-6 in conference matchups at Austin Peay. Walden took over the Austin Peay program in the fall of 2020 after the Governors had already played 3 … Read more

2023 FCS Playoff Bracket

The 2023 FCS Playoff bracket has been revealed and South Dakota State will be the deserving top seed as the Jackrabbits seek to defend their title. SDSU went undefeated in the regular season at 11-0 with only two games decided by a touchdown or less. The opening round of the FCS Playoffs will begin on … 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 along with Bryant’s move to the CAA in 2024. This post was further updated on September 8 with the news of West Georgia … Read more

The ASUN and WAC Form Football-Only United Athletic Conference

After two seasons and two different names, the ASUN and WAC football schools will compete in a newly named United Athletic Conference. The 9 members will compete under the UAC brand for the FCS Playoff automatic qualifying spot given to the conference winner. The ASUN and WAC have partnered up in football since 2021 when … Read more

10 FCS Versus FBS Games We Are Looking Forward to Watching for the 2022 Season

The 2022 college football season will feature a record number of FCS-FBS matchups with 119 games and that provides plenty of games with intrigue. As we did last year, we will provide our list of ten (or so) FCS-FBS games that we are looking forward to watching this season. As a friendly reminder, this is … Read more

FCS Changes for the 2022 Season

This post was edited on August 3, 2022 to reflect the news of Lamar returning to the Southland Conference starting in 2022 and Campbell joining the CAA in 2023. This post was updated on September 21, 2022 after Houston Baptist changed its name to Houston Christian. This post was further updated on October 14, 2022 … Read more

Austin Peay Leaving OVC For ASUN

The Austin Peay Governors have decided to leave the Ohio Valley Conference and join the ASUN. Austin Peay will become a full member of the ASUN starting in the 2022-23 academic year. Austin Peay joined the OVC in 1962 and was the fourth-longest tenured school at the time of departure. Nine full members remain in … 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

2020 FCS Season: Inside The Box Score for Week 3

The college football season has made it through three weeks of games. FCS teams played five games this past weekend with all five coming against FBS competition. One game originally scheduled for Saturday, September 19 but has been postponed to October 10 is Central Arkansas‘ visit to Arkansas State. Below is a look back on … Read more