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

Incarnate Word Reverses Course, Will Stay in the Southland Conference

Incarnate Word has decided that it will remain in the Southland Conference instead of moving to the WAC. The Cardinals previously announced they would join the WAC starting with the 2022-23 academic year. The recommitment by UIW gives the Southland 6 eligible Division 1 members for 2022 combined with the newcomer Texas-A&M Commerce for a … Read more

Conference USA Plucks Jacksonville State and Sam Houston State From FCS Ranks

Two perennial FCS playoff teams are headed to the FBS, joining James Madison as the third FCS team in a day to move up. Conference USA officially announced the additions of Jacksonville State and Sam Houston State along with FBS independents Liberty and New Mexico State. Both teams will join C-USA starting with the 2023-24 … Read more

FCS Changes for the 2021 Season

A new season is nearly upon us and with the merry-go-round that is college athletics, that also means plenty of changes at the FCS level. Let’s take a look at what’s new for 2021 in the FCS. If you want a simple summary, please click here to go to the table at the end of … Read more

Southland Conference Moves Football to the Spring

The Southland Conference will reportedly be moving the conference schedule to the spring as they will cancel fall sports according to Randy McIlvoy of KPRC2. The Southland members can pursue a non-conference schedule this fall if they so choose, a move that has also been allowed by the Big South and Missouri Valley Football Conference. … Read more

Youngstown State and Sam Houston State Schedule Home-and-Home Series

The Youngstown State Penguins and Sam Houston State Bearkats will play a home-and-home series in 2025 and 2027 according to FBSchedules. Sam Houston State will host the first contest on Saturday, August 30, 2025 in Huntsville, Texas. Youngstown State will be the home team two years later on Saturday, September 4, 2027. The two teams … Read more

Tarleton State Pushes Football Season to the Spring

The Tarleton State Texans will not be playing FCS football this fall as the school announced it would seek to play a spring season. The Texans had three games officially canceled for its 2020 season. Those three games were against Texas-Permian Basin (9/19), Eastern New Mexico (10/3), and Bethune-Cookman (10/31). The remaining 8 games featured … Read more

Sam Houston State and Southeast Missouri State Schedule Home-and-Home Series

The Sam Houston State Bearkats and Southeast Missouri State Redhawks will play a home-and-home series in 2021 and 2025 according to FBSchedules. Per the report, Sam Houston State will host the first game on Saturday, September 11, 2021 while Southeast Missouri State will host the second game on Saturday, September 13, 2025. The Bearkats and … Read more

Sacramento State Amends Future Schedules

The Sacramento State Hornets made a few changes to their 2022, 2023, 2024, and 2026 schedules according to FBSchedules. The first change is for the previously scheduled 2022 game on September 3 against Fresno State, which has been moved back to 2024. The new date is September 7 and the two teams also agreed to … Read more

Sam Houston Adds Mississippi Valley State To 2020 Slate

The Sam Houston State Bearkats announced their 2020 schedule and in doing so also announced the addition of a home game versus Mississippi Valley State. The two teams will square off Saturday, September 12 at Bowers Stadium. The two teams previously played a home-and-home series in 2001 and 2002. The Bearkats won both contests. Mississippi … Read more