The FCS will crown a new champion on Sunday as South Dakota State faces Sam Houston. Here's everything to know heading into this game.
- Sam Houston St. upsets NDSU, into FCS semis
- WAC expansion could bring football back to FCS
- Southland opts for '21, allows fall nonconference
- Rivals admit missteps in band-kicker incident
Delaware faces off against South Dakota State, while James Madison plays Sam Houston State with two FCS championship berths at stake.
Second-seeded Sam Houston State improved to 8-0 and eliminated defending FCS champion North Dakota State 24-20 on Sunday, to earn a berth in the national semifinals.
Expect some big plays and tight games when the FCS quarterfinals kick off on Sunday.
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James Madison returns after back-to-back postponements, while Incarnate Word looks to continue its hot start.
North Dakota and North Dakota State meet in a crowded and raucous Missouri Valley Football Conference, while Deion Sanders' Jackson State squad looks to move to 4-0.
It's Week 4 of the FCS spring season and the Missouri Valley Conference takes center stage, while Deion goes for 3-0 and Nicholls and Sam Houston meet in a top-12 tussle.
The Western Athletic Conference has announced that it will add four schools from the Southland Conference and one from the Big Sky to bring its membership to 13.
The Southland Conference has opted to play college football in the spring, but it did allow wiggle room for its members to play nonconference games this fall.
Eric Schmid threw for all four of his touchdowns in the opening 23 minutes during a 27-0 run and Sam Houston cruised past Houston Baptist 37-14 on Saturday.
Shelton Eppler passed for 306 yards and ran for the winning score as Northwestern State came from 14 points down to upset Sam Houston State 31-28 on Saturday.
Ife Adeyi had 197 yards receiving and caught two touchdown passes to lead Sam Houston State past Abilene Christian 24-10 on Saturday.
Breylin Smith threw for 405 yards and four touchdowns, including a 15-yarder to Tyler Hudson with 3:57 remaining, and Central Arkansas held off Sam Houston State 29-25 on Saturday night.
Ryan Humphries threw a 47-yard touchdown pass to Ife Adeyi and Sam Houston State forced a pair of turnovers, all in the second half, as Sam Houston State beat Nicholls 17-0 on Saturday night.
Bailey Giffen kicked a 27-yard field goal and Michael Lawson had an interception in the third overtime to give Lamar a 20-17 victory over Sam Houston State on Saturday.
Sam Houston State and Stephen F. Austin both admitted mistakes were made after a video showed Sam Houston State's kicker pushing an associate band director from SFA.
Donovan Williams ran for two scores, Ty Brock threw a touchdown pass and Sam Houston State scored 17 fourth-quarter points to rally to beat Stephen F. Austin 31-20 on Saturday in a game that featured nine turnovers.
Ty Brock overcame two interceptions with three touchdown passes and helped rally Sam Houston to a 28-17 win over McNeese on Saturday night.
Eric Schmid had five touchdown passes and threw for 531 yards to lead Sam Houston State to a 45-6 rout of Incarnate Word on Saturday night in a Southland Conference opener.