2024 Celebration Bowl Date Set; Multiple FCS Teams Schedule Future Games

It was another busy day of scheduling news at the FCS level with four separate news items. First, the 2024 Celebration Bowl has been set for Saturday, December 14 with kickoff at 12 PM Eastern Time. The expansion of FBS College Football Playoffs led to a changing of the bowl schedule as the Celebration Bowl … 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

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 along with Bryant’s move to the CAA in 2024. This post was further updated on September 8 with the news of West Georgia … Read more

SEMO-SIU Postponed a Week; Trey Lance Declares for NFL Draft

Tuesday was a second straight day with an FCS game delayed. Southeast Missouri State and Southern Illinois announced their game originally scheduled for Friday, October 23 would be moved back a week to Friday, October 30. The Redhawks currently have COVID-19 cases affecting the roster and both schools agreed to delay the game by a … Read more

Two Additional FCS Games Scheduled for October

FCS programs announced two more games this fall to be played next month. One of the games features two programs that previously announced they would not play this fall. The first game announced on Monday was a Halloween matchup between the Central Arkansas Bears and the Missouri Western Griffons. The date opened up for Central … Read more

Which FCS Games are Still Scheduled for 2020?

All FCS conferences may have moved their conference schedule to the spring but some teams have elected to play non-conference games this fall. Below are the teams and games that are still scheduled to play or happen. These lists and tables will continue to be updated as changes occur. 19 programs have scheduled a game … Read more

Ohio Valley Moves Football to the Spring

The Ohio Valley Conference is the latest and final FCS conference to postpone its conference schedule to the spring according to Pete Thamel. The OVC will allow up to four non-conference games followed by a seven game OVC schedule in the spring. The Ohio Valley Conference confirmed the postponement on Friday evening. The last week … Read more

Missouri Valley Football Conference Moves Schedule to Spring 2021

The Missouri Valley Football Conference has decided against a fall football season as the conference will move its conference slate to the spring of 2021. The MVFC will attempt an 8 game conference schedule in the spring and hope that the FCS Championship will be moved to the spring as well. The non-conference games are … 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

Dayton, Southeast Missouri State Cancel Season Opener

The Dayton Flyers and Southeast Missouri State Redhawks will not play the season opener scheduled for Thursday, September 3 due to the ongoing pandemic. Both teams provided a press release on Monday morning to confirm the news. There is no indication that Dayton will reschedule a new opponent based on its announcement as they may … Read more