Category Archives: FBS

A Perfect Ten: 2016 Sees Ten FCS Victories Over FBS Teams

By | December 9, 2016

There were ten FCS victories over FBS teams in 2016, including five victories over Power Five teams.  Five FBS bowl teams were among those victimized. North Dakota State knocked off 8-4, Power Five, bowl team, Iowa.   Iowa was ranked 11th in the nation at the time.  Iowa finished the regular season ranked 21st in the Associated Press… Read More »

Two More Regional FCS Victories Over FBS Teams in 2016

By | September 26, 2016

Western Illinois and Central Arkansas added to the total of FCS victories over FBS teams on Saturday.  This continues the theme of regional FCS wins. The Western Illinois Leathernecks of the Missouri Valley Conference landed on the shores of Northern Illinois not only to find themselves surrounded on all sides by cornfields, but also to find another one… Read More »

North Dakota State Adds to 2016 FCS Victories Over FBS Teams

By | September 21, 2016

The Bison of North Dakota State can now be counted-on to produce FCS victories over FBS teams on demand.  The victim this time was Iowa. Just call them “Old Reliable.”  Such is the domination that it includes the ranks of the FCS, where North Dakota State is five-time defending national champion, and the FBS, as well.  The Bison… Read More »

Three More 2016 FCS Victories Over FBS in College Football

By | September 11, 2016

There were three more FCS victories over FBS teams on the second weekend of college football.  Illinois State continued a 2016 trend from last weekend. Illinois State, a powerhouse team from a top-notch FCS conference, continued the trend of last week which saw some of these teams knock-off in-state, regional, FBS and Power Five, rivals.  The Redbirds, from… Read More »

2016 Week One College Football: Four FCS Victories Over FBS

By | September 8, 2016

Week one of the 2016 college football season saw four FCS victories over FBS teams, including three Power Five victims, plus Buffalo. There were certain very obvious themes that ran through the FCS victories over FBS teams in week one.  Illustrative of those themes was the first such win in 2016, which saw Albany win at Buffalo, 22-16. … Read More »

Cupcake Hogging Tarheels Enter Cupcake Football Schedule SOS

By | August 17, 2016

For the second year in a row, cupcake hogging North Carolina has scheduled two FCS teams in football, thereby entering cupcake football schedule SOS. SOS, you ask?  Serial Offender Status in college football schedule cupcake hogging shall hereinafter be known simply as SOS.  This is really a thing.  And, if all that cupcake hogging is not enough, perhaps… Read More »

FCS Victories Over FBS: Bizarre World of Comparative Scores

By | January 5, 2016

In the bizarre world of comparative scores, two teams with FCS victories over FBS teams made a case for having been in the 2015 College Football Playoff. Well, I did say bizarre world.  But both Portland State and The Citadel would have made it all the way to the College Football Playoff, instead of Michigan State, if comparative… Read More »