Out of the 19 Saturday games that have ended, 10 were won by the underdog. Including the NDSU game, 4 games flipped the spread by at least 39 points.
After a 20-game schedule last week was reduced 12, mostly due to bad weather, we began Week 3 of the FCS Spring football season with 29 contests on the docket. That number is now down to 27 after the Mississippi Valley State-Jackson State game was moved to March 14 and the Rhode Island-Bryant game had already been canceled.
Norfolk State, North Carolina A&T and Morgan State will NOT be playing this spring after all.
CollegeFootballPoll.com founder Dave Congrove is a voting member in the FWAA-NFF Super 16 Football Poll, as well as the College Football Hall Of Fame, Maxwell and Bednarik, Fred Biletnikoff, Lou Groza and Ray Guy awards.
He's also a voter for the George Munger and Eddie Robinson college C-O-Y awards, and a nominating member for the Bronko Nagurski Trophy, Outland Trophy, and FWAA All-America Team. Congrove is a voting member of the NFL's Bert Bell P-O-Y Award and Greasy Neale C-O-Y Award.
Four games on Sunday put the wraps on a 3-day schedule of 12 games in the second week of the Spring FCS football season. North Dakota State and James Madison each won convincingly and remain in 1st and 2nd, respectively. But Northern Iowa's loss dropped the Panthers from 3rd to 9th and allowed a host of teams to move up.
One of the best games of the weekend, thus far, went against the norm as visiting South Dakota State scored on a 1-yard pass from Mark Gronowski to Pierre Strong with 19 seconds left for a 24-20 win at Northern Iowa on Friday night.
At the start of the week, it was going seem a little more like a football season this weekend as the FCS had 20 games scheduled between Friday and Sunday. Unfortunately, winter weather has forced 7 games to be moved and Covid has likely canceled another. The schedule, as of 4:45 p.m. ET on Friday, has been pared down to 12 games.
The FCS Spring football season kicked off this Saturday and to no one's surprise, North Dakota State is projected to top the nation at the end of the regular season, according to the Congrove Computer Rankings at CollegeFootballPoll.com.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- Over the past two weeks, the Southwestern Athletic Conference was formally notified of Alcorn State University’s intent to opt-out of the spring 2021 football season slated to start on February 21.
In 2021, the Congrove Computer Rankings are celebrating the 29th year of accurate picks and team rankings.
The rankings began in 1993 and are a NCAA recognized selector of National Champions for the FBS. Now, FCS rankings are being added for Spring 2021.
Here's a look at how each conference will handle the 2021 spring football season, noting which teams and conferences have opted in or out.
The 2021 FCS Spring season began in dramatic fashion on Saturday night. QB Cody Orgeron scored a 19-yard walk-off rushing touchdown in the second overtime to lift visiting McNeese State to a 40-37 win over Tarleton State in the only game played this weekend.