Tag: Northern Iowa

CSJ’s 2018 Week 1 Game Preview: Northern Iowa at Montana

Northern Iowa at Montana When: Saturday, September 1st, 7:00 PM MDT Where: Washington-Grizzly Stadium, Missoula, MT TV/Streaming Coverage: ABC/SWX Montana, Altitude2/ Montana Web Northern Iowa: CSJ’s 2018 Preview Capsule Northern Iowa tries to get off to a fast start–something that the Panthers are notorious for not doing but then finishing strong and squeaking into the FCS playoffs. Also, UNI […]

FCS Week 8 Top Ten Twitter Highlights, Week Of 10/21/2017

Top 10 Twitter Highlights No. 10. The No. 22/RV Northern Arizona football team scored 35 unanswered points after falling behind 7-0 to extend its current winning streak to five consecutive games as it rolled to a 45-31 victory over UC Davis in Big Sky Conference action on Saturday at the J. Lawrence Walkup Skydome. The five-game […]

FCS Week 7 Top Ten Twitter Highlights, Week Of 10/14/2017

    Top 10 Twitter Highlights No. 10. The Central Connecticut football team played its first overtime since the 2013 season and came away with a 51-45 quadruple overtime victory on the road at Wagner College on Saturday night. Senior Cameron Nash rushed 24 times for 104 yards and three touchdowns, all in overtime, to […]

FCS Week 2 Quick Recap and Highlights

Top 10 Twitter Highlights No. 2-ranked North Dakota State rushed for 375 yards and rolled to a 40-13 victory over No. 6-ranked Eastern Washington in a key non-conference football game Saturday, Sept. 9. Bruce Anderson had 160 yards and one touchdown and Lance Dunn ran for 148 yards and three TDs for the Bison, who […]

2017 Season FCS College Football Picks: Missouri Valley Football Conference

CSJ’s Predicted Order of finish: North Dakota State South Dakota State Youngstown State Illinois State Northern Iowa Western Illinois South Dakota Southern Illinois Missouri State Indiana State   North Dakota State Fearless Prediction: While NDSU’s run at consecutive national titles and 27-consective playoff wins ended after losing in the playoff semi-finals last year against James […]

Ten Breakout Players in the Missouri Valley Football Conference in 2017

The Missouri Valley Football Conference is ranked in most of the recent years polls as the top FCS conference in the country. This year likely will be no different as nine of the ten teams in the conference return their starting quarterbacks. A year ago, however, was the first year in six seasons that the […]

CSJ Missouri Valley Football Conference Power Rankings — Week 10

With two weeks left NDSU right now is really only the obvious selection going to the playoffs. The Bison have the #3 spot in the current Playoff Selection Committee rankings with the single loss to SDSU. Other than that loss, they have a spectacular resume due to their strength of schedule and an impressive FBS […]

CSJ Missouri Valley Football Conference Power Rankings — Week 9

The game of this week in the MVFC is in Fargo with two of the top three schools tied atop of the standings when YSU visits NDSU. Both schools right now look comfortably in the field of 24 playoff field. The winner will have the inside track for at least a share of the conference […]

CSJ Missouri Valley Football Conference Power Rankings — Week 8

The game of this week in the MVFC is in Cedar Falls with the Top 2 Sagarin rankings with NDSU coming to face UNI. UNI with four losses, however, are in a must win mode to stay in the playoff conversation. NDSU, meanwhile, will try to stay in the Top 4 seed conversation. The other […]

Missouri Valley Conference Power Rankings — Week 7

  Here is the College Sports Journal’s Missouri Valley Football Conference Power Rankings for the week of 10/18/2016. (Last week’s ranking in parenthesis. 1. (1) North Dakota State (5-1, 2-1) Last Week: Lost to South Dakota State 19-17 at home This Week: at Western Illinois I know, I know. How can the Bison still be #1? […]

CSJ Missouri Valley Football Conference Power Rankings — Week 6

Here are the updated power rankings for the Missouri Valley Football Conference for the week ending Oct. 9th. Note last week’s rankings in (parentheses).   1. (1) North Dakota State (5-0, 2-0) Last Week: Win over Missouri State 27-3 on the road This Week: vs. South Dakota State The Bison play SDSU this week in the […]

CSJ Missouri Valley Football Conference Power Rankings – Week 5

  Here are the updated power rankings for the Missouri Valley Football Conference this week ending Oct. 4. The league is very close from top to bottom. In fact, three league games last Saturday ended with large scoring runs by the winning team. North Dakota State trailed Illinois State, 10-7, with 13:06 remaining the second […]

CSJ Missouri Valley Football Conference Power Rankings – Week 4

Much like the Big Sky Conference I did yesterday, I will give my rankings for the Missouri Valley Football Conference with the team, its record, its prior ranking in the week and a summary of what each team did the week before, as well as what each team has coming up. I will do this […]

Mid-America Classic Pits Two FBS Winners This Week

It is rare that a FCS team beats an FBS team. It is even rarer for two FCS teams that defeated an FBS team in the previous week to meet the following week. But that is the case when Eastern Illinois and Illinois State meet this Saturday afternoon in Normal. This game pits the oldest […]

University of Richmond's Garrett Hudson (11) collides with University of Virginia's Quin Blanding (3) as UVA's Chris Peace (13) defends after a first quarter reception at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville VA Sat. Sept. 3, 2016. (Mark Gorman/Richmond Times-Dispatch)

Week 1 Roundup From Around FCS: Not-All-That-Surprising FCS over FBS Upsets

Richmond 37, Virginia (FBS) 20 Richmond TImes-Dispatch: Richmond outclasses Virginia in Bronco Mendenhall’s first game as Cavs’ coach Virginia’s new huddle-less offense bothered the Spiders not a bit, and quarterback Kurt Benkert looked unsure as a passer early, though he finished 26 for 34 with three touchdowns. The Cavaliers, who rushed for 38 yards, committed four […]