Matt Entz Leaving North Dakota State

Matt Entz has decided to leave the North Dakota State Bison football program and join the USC Trojans as the linebacker coach as first reported by InForum. Etnz will remain with NDSU through the FCS Playoffs. Entz took over the program in 2019 after former NDSU head coach Chris Klieman left for Kansas State and … Read more

South Carolina State Hires Chennis Berry

South Carolina State has hired Chennis Berry from NCAA Division 2 Benedict College as the next head coach of the Bulldogs. Berry went 27-7 overall and 17-4 in SIAC games with two SIAC Championships and two Division 2 Playoff appearances in three seasons. Berry was hired by Benedict in 2020 but the college did not … Read more

Utah Tech Hires Lance Anderson as Head Coach

Lance Anderson will be the next head coach of Utah Tech. Anderson will take over for Paul Peterson who guided the Trailblazers during their reclassification from NCAA Division 2 to NCAA Division 1. Anderson was most recently with Boise State for the 2023 season as a defensive senior analyst. Anderson does not have any head … Read more

Cornell Hires Dan Swanstrom as Head Coach

Another FCS coaching vacancy has been filled with Cornell hiring Penn’s offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Dan Swanstrom to lead the program. Swanstrom has been with the Quakers for the previous two seasons and before joining Penn he was the head coach at NCAA Division 3 Ithaca College. He guided the Bombers from 2017 through … Read more

Bob Chesney Leaving Holy Cross for James Madison

Bob Chesney is leaving Holy Cross to become the head coach at James Madison. Chesney built a dominant program in the Patriot League in his six seasons with the Crusaders. Before Chesney took over Holy Cross, he was the head coach at the Division 3 school Salve Regina from 2010 through 2012. He led the … Read more

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

Bobby Wilder Returns to FCS as Tennessee Tech Head Coach

Tennessee Tech has hired Bobby Wilder as their next head coach. Wilder was previously head coach of Old Dominion when they were in the FCS and led them through the FCS to FBS reclassification. Wilder’s previous success early and often with ODU will be expected to help Tennessee Tech reach the FCS Playoffs again. The … Read more

Northern Arizona Hires Brian Wright

Northern Arizona has hired Brian Wright as their next head coach. Wright will replace Chris Ball who spent 5 years in Flagstaff but his contract was not renewed by the school. Wright was most recently the head coach at Division 2 Pittsburg State where he led the Gorillas to three straight winning seasons including back-to-back … Read more

Joel Taylor Hired as West Georgia Head Coach

West Georgia is moving up from NCAA Division 2 to the FCS in 2024 and they will have a new coach with previous FCS experience. The Wolves hired Mercer defensive coordinator Joel Taylor to lead the program on Saturday. Taylor has been the defensive coordinator for Mercer since 2020 when he joined the Bears from … Read more

Columbia Hires Jon Poppe as Head Coach

Another FCS school has chosen to go to the Division 3 ranks for its next head coach. First, it was Northwestern State hiring Belhaven’s Blaine McCorkle and this time it’s Columbia who has hired Jon Poppe from Union College. Poppe spent only one season as head coach for Union College in Schenectady, New York where … Read more