Somerset, NJ - The Northeast Conference’s 26th season of Division I football will feature eight teams contesting a single round-robin schedule.
FCS football began in 1978 when Division 1 was split into 1-A and 1-AA. In 2006, 1-A was renamed "Football Bowl Subdivision" and 1-AA was named "Football Championship Subdivision".
Ife Adeyi caught a 10-yard pass from Eric Schmid with 16 seconds left in the game to give Sam Houston State a 23-21 win over favored South Dakota State in the 2020 FCS Championship game on Sunday in Frisco, Texas.
In 2021, the Congrove Computer Rankings are celebrating the 29th year of accurate picks and team rankings.
The FBS rankings began in 1993 and are a NCAA recognized selector of National Champions. FCS rankings began in Spring 2021.
Here's a list of FCS coaching changes that we are aware of for the upcoming 2021 football season.
Pulaski Academy High School (Little Rock, Arkansas) head coach Kevin Kelley was named to the same position at Presbyterian on Monday, replacing the fired Tommy Spangler after a 4-3 season.
When South Dakota State (8-1) and Sam Houston State (9-0) clash this Sunday, it will be the first-ever meeting the two schools and each school will be playing for its first-ever FCS National Championship.
South Dakota State (8-1) throttled Delaware 33-3 and Sam Houston State staged a huge comeback win over James Madison as the Jackrabbits and Bearkats advance to the national championship game in Frisco, Texas next Sunday at 2 p.m. EDT.
Stetson University President Christopher F. Roellke, PhD, announced today (May 7) at Stetson's Board of Trustees meeting that Head Football Coach Roger Hughes, PhD, has been named president of his alma mater, Doane University, today following a meeting of that university's board.
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.
Both FCS semifinal games will take place this Saturday, with Delaware visiting top-seed South Dakota State while 3-seed James Madison travels to 2-seed Sam Houston State.
North Dakota State's special teams, and the defenses of South Dakota State and Delaware are among those receiving special recognition for the performances of their respective units.