Louisville and Murray State have agreed to a Sept. 9, 2023, matchup at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium, according to a report.
Minnesota quarterback Demry Croft, Illinois linebacker Christion Abercrombie, Connecticut defensive back John Robinson IV and Alabama linebacker Mekhi Brown have transferred to Tennessee State and are eligible for spring practice this year.
Former Auburn tight end Landon Rice has signed with Jacksonville State. Auburn dismissed Rice from the team as a freshman after a woman said he raped her. In April 2017, a Lee County grand jury declined to indict Rice.
Alabama linebacker Mekhi Brown, who was involved in a sideline incident with an assistant coach during the College Football Playoff National Championship Game, will transfer to Tennessee State.
Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer
Austin Peay's Will Healy, the FCS national coach of the year in 2017, today finalized a four-year contract with the school through the 2021 season. Healy's team ended a 29-game losing streak in September and finished 8-4, tying the team record for wins. The 32-year-old will earn an average of $215,000 per year during the contract.
Defending national champion and top-ranked James Madison placed three players on The Associated Press FCS All-America first team, more than any other school.
Winning in the regular season hasn't been a problem for Jacksonville State, but getting past the second round of the FCS playoffs as the No. 3 seed has been a struggle.
Ex-Tennessee State player Latrelle Lee was charged with a felony for repeatedly punching an assistant coach during a game against Southeast Missouri State on Nov. 11.
Tennessee Tech officials announced Sunday that coach Marcus Satterfield has been fired effective immediately.
Ahmaad Tanner ran for 95 yards and two touchdowns and Austin Peay beat Eastern Illinois 28-13 in a regular season closer on Saturday night.
Dresser Winn threw for two touchdowns and ran in another Saturday to lead Tennessee-Martin to a 24-0 win over Tennessee Tech to close out the regular season.
Marquis Terry ran for two touchdowns as Southeast Missouri State rolled past Murray State 21-10 in a regular season closer on Saturday.
LJ Scott ran in a go-ahead, 7-yard touchdown early in the fourth quarter and TJ Compstock intercepted a pass in the final minutes to secure Eastern Kentucky's 14-10 win over Saint Francis (Pa.) on Saturday.
Bryant Horn rushed for 148 yards and a touchdown and Roc Thomas 105 yards and a score to lead Jacksonville State to a 36-6 win over Tennessee State on Thursday night in a regular-season finale.
Peter Burns, Matt Schick and Heather Dinich talk to Austin Peay coach Will Healy about the incredible turnaround with the Governors' program, the 2017 team's lasting legacy at the school and much more.
Defensive end Latrelle Lee was kicked off the Tennessee State football team and then expelled after twice punching assistant coach T.J. Greenstone during Saturday's game against Southeast Missouri.
Michael Hughes threw for two touchdowns and Lane Clark kicked a 44-yard field goal late in the fourth quarter to lift Tennessee State to a 23-20 win over Southeast Missouri State on Saturday.
Jordon Gandy caught eight passes for 160 yards and two touchdowns and D.J. Penick rushed for 139 yards and two scores to lead Murray State to a 31-21 victory over Tennessee Tech on Saturday.
Roc Thomas rushed for two touchdowns, Joseph Roberts recovered a fumble in the final minute, and Jacksonville State escaped with a 14-7 victory over UT Martin on Saturday to win the Ohio Valley Conference title for the fourth straight season.
Jeremiah Oatsvall threw for two touchdowns and ran for the game-winner with under a minute to play as Austin Peay rallied with 24 unanswered points in the second half to beat Eastern Kentucky 31-24 on Saturday.
Ahmaad Tanner ran for 104 yards and a touchdown and Austin Peay won the Sgt. York Trophy outright for the first time with a 35-28 win over Tennessee Tech on Saturday.
Bryant Horn threw for three touchdowns, Jacksonville State set a program record with minus-3 yards rushing allowed, and the Gamecocks beat Murray State 59-23 on Saturday.
Mitch Mersman connected on his third field goal of the game, this one from 22-yards out with :01 left in the game, to lift Tennessee-Martin to a 16-14 win over Southeast Missouri State in an Ohio Valley Conference battle Saturday.
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