Dixie Ain’t a State: It’s Time to Be Trailblazers for Real

Now that they are about to play their first college football game at the Division I level, allow me to introduce you to Dixie State University, one of the newest D1 members to become part of the Western Athletic Conference's revival of football.  They get their name from being located in the "Dixie" region of … Continue reading Dixie Ain’t a State: It’s Time to Be Trailblazers for Real

Two Big Games Mark An Important Weekend For the Big South

During this Spring FCS season, we will not have many chances to compare the strength of leagues to one another through non-conference play. The structure of the Spring season prevents this as many conferences are playing conference-exclusive schedules. Yet there are rare chances for key games, beyond the paycheck games we saw last week. This … Continue reading Two Big Games Mark An Important Weekend For the Big South

For Some, One-Off Guarantee Games Are A Plus this Spring

Last weekend, in competition with the buzz of Fan Controlled Football and the push for March Madness in basketball, the FCS season kicked off with a thrilling 2OT classic between McNeese State and Tarleton State. This week, the FCS slate consists of a few games where lesser teams will serve as cannon fodder. On Friday, … Continue reading For Some, One-Off Guarantee Games Are A Plus this Spring

Your D3/NAIA Football Saturday Watch Grid!

While FCS football awaits the anticipated debut of their Spring season next Saturday with Tarleton State-McNeese State opening things up, few people know that the NAIA and Division 3 open their seasons this Saturday. This will probably be one of the only times that Division 3 and NAIA have a college football slate all to … Continue reading Your D3/NAIA Football Saturday Watch Grid!

How Close Has Western Michigan Been to the MAC Championship Game?

The Broncos have been painfully close to getting another appearance in the MAC Championship game almost every year since Tim Lester took over. The only time that’s a bad thing is when the previous coach out recruited the conference by a mile, left the roster stacked, and went undefeated before a New Year's Six bowl … Continue reading How Close Has Western Michigan Been to the MAC Championship Game?

So What’s Next For The WAC and Southland?

In the first month of 2021, big conference realignment news has shifted the FCS football landscape as the WAC added five schools - four from the Southland and Southern Utah from the Big Sky - with intentions to start play in FCS football in 2021. The Losers Seattle and Chicago State Lost in the excitement … Continue reading So What’s Next For The WAC and Southland?

The Atlantic Sun Wants FBS Football. What’s It Mean For the D1 Landscape?

The day after WAC announced their future triumphant return to the college football ranks, the Atlantic Sun announced their intentions to do the same, trying to ultimately reach the FBS-level. Just look at the tweets below: We are happy to announce the additions of @ucasports, @ekusports and @jsugamecocks into the league! With this expansion, we … Continue reading The Atlantic Sun Wants FBS Football. What’s It Mean For the D1 Landscape?