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STATESBORO, Ga — There is probably no venue in the Football Championship Subdivision that better represents this level of play than Georgia Southern's Paulson Stadium.
On this sun-splashed Georgia day, the wind briskly blew the six championship flags stationed at the west, field house end of the stadium, to a crisp attention as Georgia Southern and South Carolina State prepared for their first-round game in the NCAA Division I Football Championships.
It has been five
NEWARK, De. — When I first began covering the Football Championship Subdivision back in 1993, I quickly learned about the fantastic rivalries that make FCS special.
Primarily working in the southeast, I longed for the opportunity to cover one particular rivalry someday.
While games such as Lafayette-Lehigh, or Harvard-Yale held interest, no game caught my imagination like the yearly matchup between Delaware and Villanova.
Being quite familiar with southern
Several years ago, I met Bill Curry for the first time. It was a snowy December night in Boone, N.C. as Appalachian State prepared for a semifinal playoff appearance against Furman in 2005.
Curry, a survivor of many cold, winter days, playing center for the Green Bay Packers, was bundled up in a parka, as he compared the frozen tundra of Lambeau Field with that of Kidd Brewer Stadium.
Curry, who was there to broadcast a college football game in a few days for ESPN,
Updated 11-18-2010 at 11:01 PM by dcoulson
BOONE — One of the frustrations of being passionate about the Football Championship Subdivision is that I find myself torn on most weekends about what stadium I want to be in on any given Saturday.
On this crucial Saturday, just a little over a week before the 2010 NCAA Division I Football Championship playoff field is announced, I can think of three or four places I'd like to be.
In the Philadelphia area alone, just a short commute from CSN headquarters, you have two
BALTIMORE, Md. — For those of us who cover the Football Championship Subdivision, Saturday's are not enough.
There is something special about covering a game on a Thursday night that gets you gets you a little more revved up for the games to come on Saturday.
I am sitting in the press box of Hughes Stadium, on the campus of Morgan State University (4-5, 3-3) for the Bears' game with No. 15-ranked South Carolina State 7-2, 5-1) tonight.
This quaint facility