Robert Prunty Removed as Hampton Head Coach

Hampton University removed head coach Robert Prunty from his position as head football coach on Tuesday. No details were provided on why the change in football leadership occurred. Prunty was hired before the 2018 season and led them to a 7-3 record as an FCS independent in his first season. The Pirates moved to the … Read more

Five Future FCS-FBS Matchups Announced; Three Date Changes for 2024

It was another busy week for FCS versus FBS game announcements with five games added between 2024 and 2030 and three additional date changes for the 2024 season. A table is provided at the end of the article summarizing the changes. Delaware State announced its 2024 schedule, which includes a game at Hawaii in Week … Read more

FCS Changes for the 2022 Season

This post was edited on August 3, 2022 to reflect the news of Lamar returning to the Southland Conference starting in 2022 and Campbell joining the CAA in 2023. This post was updated on September 21, 2022 after Houston Baptist changed its name to Houston Christian. This post was further updated on October 14, 2022 … Read more

Three Schools Joining Colonial Athletic Association

The Colonial Athletic Association announced the addition of three schools on Tuesday. Hampton University, Monmouth University, and Stony Brook will all leave their respective conferences to join the CAA beginning with the upcoming 2022-23 academic year. The CAA is already familiar with Stony Brook on the gridiron. The Seawolves have been CAA football members since … Read more

Hampton Opts Out of Spring; UT Martin and Missouri State Schedule Home-and-Home

The Hampton Pirates became the 10th FCS program to opt-out of playing football in the spring. Hampton suspended all spring programs but will continue to forge ahead with modified men’s and women’s basketball schedules. Hampton became the second FCS program this week alone to pass on the spring season. Bethune-Cookman suspended all athletic activities for … Read more

Big South Postpones Fall Sports to Spring

The Big South Conference has become the 10th at the FCS level to postpone or cancel its fall season. The Big South will attempt to play its conference schedule in the spring. The Big South will allow each member institution to pursue up to four non-conference games. Two Big South schools – Hampton and Monmouth … Read more

Hampton Suspends Fall Sports

Hampton University has decided it will not have a fall sports season on Monday. The school announced it will consider moving all sports to spring 2021, if permitted. The Pirates play in the Big South Conference for football and were already impacted by previous cancellations. Games against Virginia Union on September 5 and Fort Valley … Read more

SIAC and CIAA Suspend Fall Sports; 12 Additional Games With FCS Opponents Canceled

In a day and week of constant bad news, two Division II conferences delivered some more. The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) and Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) jointly announced the suspension of fall sports for 2020. Both conferences are willing to consider a move of football to the spring of 2021 but will ultimately … Read more

Delaware State Staying in the MEAC

After an exodus that began three years ago, the MEAC can finally celebrate some good news. The Delaware State Hornets, rumored to be the next school likely to leave the MEAC, will not be leaving the conference according to university President Dr. Tony Allen. It has been a rough time for the MEAC in recent … Read more

Is the End Approaching for the MEAC?

Editor’s note: This article was written hours before the news of Bethune-Cookman’s official departure from the MEAC. The hits keep on coming for the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC). After the news that Florida A&M was leaving for the SWAC three weeks ago, reports have surfaced that two remaining members – Bethune-Cookman and Delaware State – … Read more