SWAC Extends McClelland; Several FCS Scheduling Updates Revealed

The Southwestern Athletic Conference has extended Commissioner Charles McClelland’s contract through the 2031-32 academic year. McClelland took over in 2018 and oversaw the expansion of the SWAC membership with the additions of Bethune-Cookman and Florida A&M in 2021. FAMU captured the SWAC Championship and Celebration Bowl in 2023 as the program went 12-1 for one … 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

Big Sky, Pioneer Football League Not Playing Conference Schedules; FCS Playoffs in Peril

The Big Sky Conference and Pioneer Football League have both announced they will not be playing a conference schedule for the 2020 season. As a result, the 2020 FCS Playoffs are in serious jeopardy of not being contested as 50% of the eligible teams have to be playing in the fall for the championship to … Read more

Pioneer Football League Moves To Conference Only Slate

The Pioneer Football League announced on Monday afternoon that it will not have non-conference games and its conference only slate will begin no earlier than Saturday, September 26. “The Pioneer Football League’s Presidents Council has determined PFL fall schedules will not include any non-conference competition and, if conducted, a conference-only schedule will not begin before … Read more

ACC, Pac-12 Reportedly Moving to Conference Only Schedules

Editor’s note: The Pac-12 officially announced it would move to a conference only schedule on Friday, July 10. Following in the footsteps of the Big 10, the ACC and Pac-12 Conference are also reportedly moving to conference only schedules. Nicole Auerbach of The Athletic reported both the Big Ten and Pac-12 news but also cautioned … Read more

Wyoming to Meet Idaho in 2024, Reshuffles Cal Poly to 2025

The Wyoming Cowboys made a scheduling announcement involving two FCS teams from the Big Sky Conference for 2024 and 2025. Wyoming will face off against Idaho in Laramie on Saturday, September 7, 2024. The two teams have met eight times previously including a close 21-16 win for Wyoming last season. The Cowboys have an overall … Read more

Cal Poly To Play Wyoming In 2024

The Cal Poly Mustangs will play the Wyoming Cowboys in 2024 according to FBSchedules. Cal Poly will receive a $425,000 guarantee for the game per a copy of the contract obtained by FBSchedules. The two teams will meet on Saturday, September 7, 2024 in Laramie, Wyoming. Cal Poly defeated Wyoming 24-22 in the only previous … Read more

Cal Poly To Face Fresno State In 2022

The Cal Poly Mustangs will play Fresno State in 2022 according to a contract obtained by FBSchedules. The game is slated to take place on Saturday, September 3, 2022. As of this writing per their website, Fresno State’s schedule has Sacramento State listed on September 3, 2022. No further details have been announced regarding when … Read more