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

Xavier Considering Football

Editor’s Note 11/1/2023: Xavier University decided in October 2023 that it will not be adding football in the near term as it focuses on other campus priorities. Xavier University is considering the addition of football and a decision on the matter is expected by the end of 2023. Xavier athletic director Greg Christopher went on … Read more

NCAA Proposes New Requirements for FBS Hopefuls

Editor’s Note: On October 4, 2023, the NCAA formally adopted the requirements outlined below. The application fee increase was effective immediately while the scholarship funding changes will be effective starting in the 2027-28 academic year. The NCAA has proposed new requirements for schools that would like to move from the Football Championship Subdivision to the … Read more

2022 FCS Versus FBS Matchups in Review

With the 2022 FCS season coming to a close with the National Championship in a few weeks, let’s take a look back at how FCS teams performed against the FBS. There were 120 FCS versus FBS matchups in 2022, which set a record for most in a single season. For the FCS, it was a … Read more