FCS Changes for the 2022 Season

The 2022 season is inching closer and with it are numerous notable changes at the FCS level. Let’s take a look at what’s changed for 2022 with a table at the end to help summarize everything. The ASUN Rises In January 2021, the ASUN announced they would be sponsoring football beginning with the 2022 season … Read more

Bryant Football Joining the Big South Conference

Bryant University announced a change in conference affiliation beginning with the 2022-23 academic year. Bryant will leave the Northeast Conference and join the America East Conference. Since America East does not sponsor football, the Bulldogs will become an associate member of the Big South Conference and will immediately be eligible for the Big South championship. … Read more

OVC and Big South Announce Football Scheduling Agreement; Lindenwood to Join OVC

The Ohio Valley Conference had a busy week with two major announcements. The first piece of news involved a football scheduling agreement between the OVC and Big South beginning with the 2023 season, which will allow both conferences to have access to an automatic qualifying bid to the FCS playoffs. Both conferences have been hit … Read more

North Carolina A&T Joins CAA

The North Carolina A&T Aggies are set to change conferences again. The Board of Trustees at North Carolina A&T voted unanimously to join the Colonial Athletic Association for most sports beginning with the 2022-23 academic year. One program not joining the CAA immediately is football as the Aggies do not want to jeopardize the Big … Read more

Big South Postpones Fall Sports to Spring

The Big South Conference has become the 10th at the FCS level to postpone or cancel its fall season. The Big South will attempt to play its conference schedule in the spring. The Big South will allow each member institution to pursue up to four non-conference games. Two Big South schools – Hampton and Monmouth … Read more

Hampton Suspends Fall Sports

Hampton University has decided it will not have a fall sports season on Monday. The school announced it will consider moving all sports to spring 2021, if permitted. The Pirates play in the Big South Conference for football and were already impacted by previous cancellations. Games against Virginia Union on September 5 and Fort Valley … Read more

Is the End Approaching for the MEAC?

Editor’s note: This article was written hours before the news of Bethune-Cookman’s official departure from the MEAC. The hits keep on coming for the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC). After the news that Florida A&M was leaving for the SWAC three weeks ago, reports have surfaced that two remaining members – Bethune-Cookman and Delaware State – … Read more

Robert Morris Officially Joining Big South in Football

Robert Morris and the Big South Conference made it official: the Colonials are joining the Big South in football as an associate member. Robert Morris was previously linked to a move to the Horizon League, which they also confirmed on Monday. Robert Morris will compete as an FCS independent team for the 2020 season according … Read more

Robert Morris Leaving Northeast Conference, Joining Horizon League

The Robert Morris Colonials will be leaving the Northeast Conference and joining the Horizon League starting with the 2020-21 season according to Jon Rothstein. The move presents quite a few questions surrounding the football program. The Colonials already have a full NEC schedule for 2020, but what lies beyond this season as the Horizon League … Read more