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

Merrimack to Play 2024 Season as FCS Independent

Merrimack College will play an independent FCS schedule for the 2024 season alongside Sacred Heart. Both schools are leaving the Northeast Conference after the 2023-24 academic year and will join the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) in 2024-25. The MAAC discontinued football after the 2007 season and has not sponsored the sport since then. In … Read more

Sacred Heart Opts to Play as FCS Independent in 2024

Sacred Heart will play an independent FCS schedule for the 2024 season as the school continues to assess its football affiliation options as first reported in mid-January and later confirmed by Craig Haley. The Pioneers previously announced they are leaving the Northeast Conference to join the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) beginning with the 2024-25 … Read more

Merrimack and Sacred Heart Leaving NEC as Full Members; Future Football Conference TBD

Editor’s Note: On Thursday, January 25, 2024, it was reported that Sacred Heart would play the 2024 FCS season as an independent. On Tuesday, January 30, 2024, the Northeast Conference released its 2024 conference schedule, which confirmed that Sacred Heart and Merrimack will not be football-playing members in 2024. On March 7, 2024, it was … 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

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

Ivy League Cancels Football for Fall 2020

The Ivy League will announce the fall 2020 college football season, as it relates to its members, will not happen according to a report by Mark Blaudschun of Sports Illustrated. The Ivy League will cancel all fall sports and no sports will take place prior to January 1, 2021. Blaudschun noted that a move to … Read more

Two More Games Canceled

Two more games featuring FCS teams have been canceled due to the ongoing pandemic. Both the Black College Football Hall of Fame Classic and Lafayette at Navy were canceled. The Black College Football Hall of Fame Classic follows the news that the Pro Football Hall of Fame game scheduled for a month earlier on August … Read more

Penn Adds Bucknell and Sacred Heart To Complete 2020 Schedule

Penn published their 2020 schedule on Thursday with the additions of Bucknell and Sacred Heart. The Quakers will begin the 2020 season on Saturday, September 19 with Bucknell at home. Penn will also play at home against Sacred Heart on Saturday, October 10. Penn last played Bucknell in 2018 when they defeated the Bison 34-17 … Read more