The FCS college football playoffs are here! From South Dakota State to James Madison to the incredible Cinderella story of VMI, here's everything you need to catch up on the season.
Missouri State coach Bobby Petrino was named the Missouri Valley Football Conference coach of the year on Thursday.
- Petrino named Missouri Valley's coach of the year
- MVC, eyeing FCS playoffs, opts for spring season
- Sooners move opener vs. Missouri St. to Aug. 29
- Petrino says he knew he wouldn't stay retired
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.
North Dakota State looks to bounce back after a baffling blowout loss, Deion Sanders and Jackson State face the first test of the season, and newly anointed No. 1 James Madison has a chance to prove its ranking.
Tyler Hudson had a 7-yard touchdown reception and scored on a 57-yard punt return as Central Arkansas scored the last 21 points to beat Missouri State 27-20 on Saturday night.
Spencer Rattler threw for 290 yards and four touchdowns in his first start and No. 5 Oklahoma rolled past Missouri State 48-0 on Saturday night.
Here's the best of the week in college football as the schedule picks up in Week 2. South Carolina is getting ready to unveil a 19,000-pound golden gamecock statue, SMU is cooking up frog legs and a whole lot more.
With the FCS playoffs shelved for the fall, the Missouri Valley Conference announced Friday that it will move its football season to the spring.
The NCAA approved a waiver request from both Oklahoma and Missouri State to move their football game from Sept. 5 to Aug. 29 to allow for scheduling flexibility in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.
Bobby Petrino is glad to have a job again, even if it's at one of the bottom programs in the second tier of college football.
Former Arkansas and Louisville coach Bobby Petrino is taking over at Missouri State.
Missouri State will pay a "privately funded buyout" of up to $340,000 to football coach Dave Steckel, who had a 13-42 record in five seasons.
Dominique Dafney rushed for 244 yards and scored five touchdowns as Indiana State finished the season with a resounding 51-24 victory over Missouri State on Saturday afternoon.
James Robinson rushed for 155 yards to move into second on the Illinois State career list, Luther Kirk sealed it with a sack on fourth-and-goal in the closing seconds and the Redbirds held off Missouri State 17-12 on Saturday.
Kare Lyles threw for four touchdowns -- two each to Landon Lenoir and Avante Cox -- and Southern Illinois put away Missouri State early in a 37-14 win on Saturday.
Pierre Strong Jr. ran 18 times for 99 yards and a touchdown and completed an 89-yard TD pass to Cade Johnson as South Dakota State beat Missouri State 35-14 on Saturday.
Will McElvain threw for two touchdowns and ran for another as Northern Iowa scored 29-unanswered points on its way to a 29-6 win over Missouri State on Saturday.
Trey Lance passed for 225 yards and rushed for a touchdown, Adam Cofield picked up two rushing scores and North Dakota State blanked Missouri State 22-0 on Saturday, pushing its win streak to 28 games.
Austin Simmons threw four touchdown passes, two of them to Caleb Vander Esch, and South Dakota breezed to a 45-10 victory over Missouri State on Saturday.
Peyton Huslig threw for 315 yards and four touchdowns and Missouri State earned its first win in almost a year beating Western Illinois 37-31 in triple overtime on Saturday.
Bronson Rechsteiner rushed for a school-record 221 yards and a touchdown on just 10 carries, Isaac Foster added 183 yards on eight carries with two TDs and Kennesaw State rallied from a 13-point deficit to beat Missouri State 35-24 on Saturday.
Tyjae Spears, Amare Jones and Justin McMillan each accounted for a pair of touchdowns in Tulane's 58-6 rout of Missouri State on Saturday night.
Case Cookus found Brandon Porter for a touchdown pass to end the first half and another to start the second as Northern Arizona broke away from a field goal battle, defeating Missouri State 37-23 in Thursday night's season opener.