Category Archives: FCS

SMU Football Rolling the Dice on Homecoming Happiness

By | July 7, 2015

The SMU Mustangs are rolling the dice on homecoming happiness in 2015 with Football Championship Subdivision opponent James Madison University. Sometimes it is hard for a struggling team to  pick out a suitable homecoming opponent.  It would be nice if it was an attractive and  winnable game.  But, Southern Methodist University is coming off a brutal season in… Read More »

There were Eight FCS Victories over FBS Teams in 2014

By | December 2, 2014

There were eight FCS victories over FBS teams in 2014.  The Missouri Valley took honors with two of those victories, including the biggest of the year.  North Dakota State’s win at Iowa State, of the Big 12, is the biggest of the year because the Cyclones are in the Power Five.  Three FBS conferences, the MAC, Sun Belt,… Read More »

Liberty Flames Football Wins at Appalachian State 55-48 in OT

By | October 16, 2014

The Liberty Flames knocked off regional rival Appalachian State for yet another FCS victory over an FBS team this season. Liberty, an FCS member with FBS aspirations, showed they have the fire to play with the big boys when they defeated Appalachian State on the Mountaineers’ home field 55-48 in overtime Saturday.  The Flames have made no secret… Read More »

Yale Bulldogs Football Tops Army in an Overtime Thriller

By | October 2, 2014

Yale is added to the FCS Wall of Fame after their thrilling OT football victory at home against Army. The Ivy League Yale Bulldogs won a close one at home in New Haven, Connecticut, in a thriller over Army 49-43 in overtime Saturday.  I looked at this game with a lot of trepidation earlier in the season from… Read More »

FCS Wall of Fame Football Victories Over FBS So Far This Season

By | September 23, 2014

The FCS has managed to put up several victories over FBS teams thus far this season and they are all pay games, I mean away games. It is with a sick fascination that I present: Shining FCS Vanquisher at Lifeless FBS Effigy – 2014 Season: September 20:  Northwestern State (Southland) 30 at Louisiana Tech (C-USA) 27 September 13: … Read More »

FCS Northwestern State beat FBS Louisiana Tech Saturday

By | September 22, 2014

FCS member Northwestern State beat FBS member Louisiana Tech 30-27 at Louisiana Tech on Saturday. The Northwestern State Demons, of the Southland Conference,  went into Joe Aillet Stadium Saturday night in Ruston, Louisiana, and beat the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs 30-27.  This is yet another FCS victory on FBS home turf and is all the sweeter for the Demons… Read More »

FCS Abilene Christian Beat FBS Troy on Saturday

By | September 17, 2014

The FCS Abilene Christian Wildcats beat the FBS Troy Trojans 38-35 on Saturday in Troy, Alabama. The FCS Abilene Christian Wildcats notched a Sun Belt FBS victim Saturday when they beat the Troy Trojans 38-35 at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Troy, Alabama.  It was the first win of the season for the Wildcats.  Troy remains winless on the… Read More »