The Big Sky Conference made plenty of headlines during out-of-conference play with four wins against FBS competition. While the Big Sky top performers stole the show the conference enjoyed the faces of new transfers, starting quarterbacks, and headline-worthy coaches. Now that the Big Sky’s schedule turns inward for conference competition what can we expect for conference play? If it is anything close to the spring season, C-H-A-O-S.
Sam Houston takes on Central Arkansas in a Top 25 Matchup.
After three weeks off taking on some very formidable foes at the FBS and FCS levels with a mixed bag of results, most of the Ohio Valley Conference teams jump into league play this weekend as the hunt for a postseason berth begins in earnest.
This week, there are another 5 CAA teams against FBS teams and one conference matchup. Albany, Delaware, James Madison, and Rhode Island take the week off.
The greatest thing about this rivalry game every year is that the stakes are always higher, and in recent years the fact that it has been earlier in the schedule has meant that there is a critical nature of this game.
The conference games start this week for the MVFC. The league through three full weeks of action sit with a 17-2 record versus other FCS conference teams, which is the best record amongst all conferences in non-conference action.
This week’s schedule brings three conference matchups and one out of conference game. Chattanooga and The Citadel both have this week off before eight straight weeks of conference play.
Below are the Top 25 rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Sept. 18th, 2021. CSJ will show weekly rankings from the Sagarin rankings throughout the season and will have a final ranking after the national championship game in January. South Dakota State remains atop the ranking after Week 3 with the […]
North Dakota State, South Dakota State, Sam Houston and James Madison are in our Top 25. What – you, too?
It was week with not a lot of excitement from an upset stand point in the FCS this week. Because of that, there are just small moves here and there in the top 25.
BETHELEHEM, PA – Lehigh’s offensive woes continued against a daunting, precise Princeton team, losing 32-0 in front of a crowd of 7,050 at Murray Goodman Stadium this afternoon.
The final weekend of non-conference action is on tap this weekend for all seven Ohio Valley Conference teams as they prepare the annual grind toward a conference championship on Sept. 25.
Heading into Week Three of the FCS schedule there has already been a fair amount of chaos and history that has been made. What lies in wait for the remaining out of conference games?
McNeese entered last Saturday’s game against LSU wanting to show some improvement from last week’s season opening loss to West Florida – the Cowboys battled from start to finish in a 34-7 loss.
After two weeks, the Missouri Valley Football Conference has again showed why it is the top league in Division I FCS.
In facing nationally-ranked Villanova, nationally-ranked Richmond, the Mountain Hawks have played two teams that are loaded with 4th- and 5th- year talent that are built to make a run in the FCS Playoffs.
Princeton will be no easier.
Week three will see our first conference game of the season and six more out of conference matchups with Mercer taking a bye week this weekend.
Coming up this weekend for the CAA is a big conference matchup and a huge out of conference matchup. All 12 teams are in action with a third of the conference playing FBS opponents.
They went from not being able to score against UAB to being in the national spotlight for a program defining win.
UT Martin was the only Ohio Valley Conference team to snag a win in Week Two of the 2021 college football season.
There were two more FCS over FBS wins this past weekend as Jacksonville State and Duquesne were able to beat FBS foes.
Below are the Top 25 rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Sept. 11th, 2021. CSJ will show weekly rankings from the Sagarin rankings throughout the season and will have a final ranking after the national championship game in January. South Dakota State remains atop the ranking after Week 2 following the […]
The Big Sky Conference plays a full slate of football games on a somber National Holiday.
The Weber State Wildcats have won four straight Big Sky championships while the Dixie State Trailblazers are new to Division I as they become full-fledged members of the WAC in 2022.
Southland Conference Game of the Week The first three seasons of Brad Laird’s tenure as the head coach at his alma mater have produced record-setting offenses, turnover-happy defenses and arguably the most challenging set of circumstances faced by a Northwestern State football team. As Laird enters his fourth season at the helm of the Demon […]
It took twenty-three years for Richmond to invite Lehigh back.
All 12 teams are in action this week with three conference matchups.
Week two brings eight more non-conference games, with Wofford taking an early bye. Three teams play FBS schools, and one plays a DII opponent.
What a week! Six, count ’em, six FCS teams upended FBS teams this week, and all of us were enthralled. This week we got together and talked about the week that was and the week that’s about to be.
Below are the Top 25 rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Sept. 6th, 2021. CSJ will show weekly rankings from the Sagarin rankings throughout the season and will have a final ranking after the national championship game in January. South Dakota State remains atop the ranking after Week 1 following its […]
We finally got to stop talking about football and start watching it.
Villanova RB Justin Covington ran 18 times for 156 yards and 2 touchdowns, including a 51 yard power run in the second quarter, as the Wildcats cruised to a 47-3 win over Lehigh at Murray Goodman Stadium.
Don’t accuse the Patriot League anymore of not challenging themselves in the scheduling department.
Lehigh will need all the home field advantage it can – Villanova is ranked 16th in the STATS FCS Top 25 and 15th in the FCS Coaches’ Poll.
OVC Game of the Week: Black College Football Hall of Fame Classic, Tennessee State (0-0 OVC, 0-0 Overall) vs. Grambling (0-0 SWAC, 0-0 Overall) (at Canton, OH)
This week, all the other ten MVFC squads are in action with Indiana State having a bye in this Week 1.
CAA football is back in the fall! After a postponement of last falls’ schedule to the spring, a semi normal season returns this year.
We are back! Back for a full fall schedule of football.
Game of the Week: Sam Houston at Northern Arizona
Game of the Week: Incarnate Word at Youngstown State
Weber State at #24 Utah (FBS) CSJ Season Preview: Weber State Weber State begins their season in SLC as they take on the PAC 12 “tough guys”. Utah has sent a healthy amount of players onto the NFL and have been very competitive in the PAC 12 in recent years. Weber State will an uphill […]
Three games involving FCS teams were contested without a hitch and yielded some great action as well. We got together a roundtable to take a look back at Week 0 and a look ahead at Week 1.
Lehigh’s offensive struggles don’t have one single source, but what is clear is that any success the Mountain Hawks have in 2021 will have to come from vast improvements across the board.
ith a strong Spring resume and a good culture that Hawkins has established in Davis, CA the Aggies have a great chance to make another good run towards the top of the Big Sky.
Weber State is coming into the season with a four-time conference title they look to defend vigorously.
Below are the Top 25 rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending August 28th, 2021. CSJ will show weekly rankings from the Sagarin rankings throughout the season and will have a final ranking after the national championship game in January. South Dakota State remains atop the ranking after Week 0 with North […]
Sacramento State had a magical 2019 championship run, but the Hornets have not played since then.
The top recruiting class from just a few years ago seems to be on of mostly duds. Can the Vikings set sail for a legacy bigger than their high school home field?
The success of the 2021 Mountain Hawks will start with the defense – a unit that was, quietly, outstanding last spring and will be the rock on which Lehigh leans as the offense tries to get back to the teams of its offensive-minded past.
One of the biggest headlines in the FCS was lost behind the dust of the Spring headlines. Ed McCaffrey (NFL veteran and 3-time Super Bowl Champ) is the new head coach of Northern Colorado.