FCS Changes for the 2024 Season

The 2024 FCS season is a few months away from kickoff and there are numerous changes to go along with it. As we have done with the 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023 seasons, below is a list of all the changes for the 2024 season and beyond. There’s a summarized list at the end of … Read more

2024 FCS NFL Draft Selections

The 2024 NFL Draft is complete and over a dozen former FCS players are on their way to NFL careers. The advent of the transfer portal has allowed players maximum flexibility towards finding the right fit and FCS players often end up playing in the FBS before being drafted. 11 players were selected directly from … Read more

2024 FCS Matchups Versus Non-Division I Opponents

Each year some FCS members look outside the Division I umbrella to fill out their football schedules and 2024 is no different. FCS teams are slated to play over 50 games against non-Division I opponents in 2024 with matchups versus Division II, Division III, NAIA, NCCAA, and even one against a non-affiliated team (Lincoln University … Read more

NCAA Adopts New Transfer and NIL Policies

In an attempt to prevent more legal challenges, the NCAA is set to implement new transfer and NIL policies. Athletes will now be permitted unlimited transfers as long as they meet academic requirements. In addition, schools will now be able to assist athletes in finding NIL deals that are $600 or higher. The Division I … Read more

2023 FCS Versus FBS Matchups in Review: FCS Conference Comparison

Welcome to part two of the 2023 FCS Versus FBS Matchups in review. While the first part looked at all 118 games broken down by each statistical category, this review will look at each FCS conference using the same categories. The review only includes conferences that had at least one FCS-FBS matchup in 2023. The … Read more

2023 FCS Versus FBS Matchups in Review

The 2023 FCS season has finished so let’s take a look back at how the FCS teams performed against the FBS across all 118 matchups in 2023. The FCS finished the season with 4 victories against the FBS teams, which is the lowest amount since 2019 when the FCS won only 3 matchups. There will … Read more

Xavier Decides Against Adding Football For Now

Xavier University will not be bringing back its football team “in the near term”, according to Director of Athletics Greg Christopher. The school will focus on other campus projects before returning to the idea of football. Xavier is focused on finding a location for the new College of Medicine facility, which impacts a potential stadium … Read more

NCAA Approves New FBS Requirements

The NCAA has approved new requirements for FBS programs that will have a direct impact on current FCS schools looking to move up. The NCAA has increased the FBS application from $5,000 to $5 million, effective immediately. The NCAA also eliminated the attendance requirements for FBS schools effective immediately, which is a pyrrhic victory for … 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