The matchup between defending national champion Villanova and Stephen F. Austin is like a clash of cultures, as well as divergent teams.
You have the all-business Wildcats going against the fun-loving Lumberjacks.
SFA, led by quarterback Jeremy Moses, found their way around the bar scene last year in the quarterfinals at Missoula, Mt. and were whacked 51-0 by Montana.
The Lumberjacks committed 10 turnovers that day.
A couple of weeks later,
I am at home watching these two games. NDSU @ MSU is to start at 2:07 Eastern time and SEMO @ EWU will start at 4:05 Eastern. The Bison are coming off a first round win at home against Robert Morris 43-17 and the the other three teams had first round byes. Actually, SEMO had a bye to end their season so they had two weeks to prepare for their first ever playoff game in Cheney.
Montana State and North Dakota State are not new to meeting each other in the playoffs. MSU beat NDSU
BOONE, N.C. — Snow was lightly falling on the field turf at Kidd Brewer Stadium as Western Illinois kicked off to Appalachian State to start this second-round FCS playoff game.
This stadium is located in one of the most beautiful settings in college football, but today is even more pretty with snow flocking the trees and rooftops and the nearby mountainsides.
I awoke to snow at my house about 7 a.m. and by the time I arrived at the stadium three hours later, the snow
FARGO, ND--I am in Fargo for the first ever NDSU playoff game in the Fargodome. Robert Morris comes into this contest as the first ever Northeast Conference champion to make the FCS postseason. The Colonials enter this game with a 8-2 overall mark. NDSU enters this as the third place team from the Missouri Valley and with a 7-4 mark overall. Both teams enter this contest with a loss (RMU to Bryant and NDSU to Missouri State). Both teams are making their first FCS playoff appearances.
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