Eastern Illinois Extends Chris Wilkerson Through 2028

Eastern Illinois is intent on keeping head coach Chris Wilkerson at his alma mater. EIU announced four new contracts including Wilkerson’s two-year extension that will see him stay at EIU through 2028. Wilkerson is 10-12 in two years with the Panthers. Wilkerson has been in charge of the Panthers since 2022 and his first season … Read more

Ten 2024 FCS-FBS Matchups Added or Changed; One Added for 2025

There were numerous date changes for 2024 FCS-FBS matchups in the last week and all the changes are summarized in a table at the bottom of this article. The first was Eastern Illinois changed its date against Illinois from Saturday, August 24 to Saturday, August 31. A second change was Indiana State’s matchup at Purdue … Read more

Over Half a Dozen FCS-FBS Games Scheduled or Revised

It was a busy week with several FCS conferences announcing their 2024 conference schedule. As a result, many schools released the entirety of their 2024 schedules including date changes and previously unknown FCS-FBS matchups. Below is a run-down of those changes with a table at the end of the article summarizing the changes. Delaware and … Read more

Western Illinois Tabs Joe Davis as Head Coach

Joe Davis will lead the Western Illinois football program as it moves into the Big South-OVC Football Association in 2024. Davis was most recently the offensive coordinator and quarterback coach for Eastern Illinois since 2022. Davis has been instrumental in helping EIU improve from an abysmal 1-10 record in 2021 and an offensive that averaged … 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

10 FCS Versus FBS Games We Are Looking Forward to Watching for the 2023 Season

The 2023 college football season will feature 118 FCS versus FBS games, which means many potentially exciting matchups. As done in 2021 and 2022, we will provide our list of ten (or so) FCS-FBS games we look forward to watching this season. As a friendly reminder, this list is not solely comprised of the best … 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 and Bryant’s move to the CAA in 2024. This post was further updated on September 8 with the news of West Georgia moving … Read more

Ohio Valley Moves Football to the Spring

The Ohio Valley Conference is the latest and final FCS conference to postpone its conference schedule to the spring according to Pete Thamel. The OVC will allow up to four non-conference games followed by a seven game OVC schedule in the spring. The Ohio Valley Conference confirmed the postponement on Friday evening. The last week … Read more

Missouri Valley Football Conference Moves Schedule to Spring 2021

The Missouri Valley Football Conference has decided against a fall football season as the conference will move its conference slate to the spring of 2021. The MVFC will attempt an 8 game conference schedule in the spring and hope that the FCS Championship will be moved to the spring as well. The non-conference games are … Read more

More FCS Games Canceled by SEC, NEC Decisions

The FCS level takes another hit this week after decisions by the Southeastern Conference and Northeast Conference led to more cancellations. The SEC will reportedly shift to a 10-game, conference only schedule, which will not only cause cancellations but may also impact the athletic departments of the schools playing SEC programs this season. An additional … Read more