Former Abilene Christian cornerback Jabari Butler has transferred to Penn State and joined the program as a walk-on.
Sam Houston State junior quarterback Jeremiah Briscoe has been named the top offensive player in the Football Championship Subdivision after throwing for 4,602 yards and an NCAA-leading 57 touchd
Jonathan Taylor pleaded guilty earlier this month in a domestic violence case that led to his departure from Georgia and drew scrutiny toward Nick Saban, after the coach signed him for Alabama.
Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze filled both of his coordinator positions, hiring Auburn's Wesley McGriff and Sam Houston State's Phil Longo.
Any deficit in the FCS playoffs was going to trouble unbeaten Sam Houston State considering it had trailed against only one opponent all season -- for a mere 3 minutes, 14 seconds of first-quarte
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Sam Houston State picked up 46 yards passing on a hail mary right before halftime (tackled at the 4). On its first 30 pass attempts of the game, Sam Houston State totaled 34 yards passing.
Bearkats and Dukes can score in bunches
Expect a high-scoring affair between Sam Houston State and James Madison Friday night at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN2. They are the top-two teams in the FCS in points scored, combining to average 101.4 points per game.
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Sam Houston State's Jeremiah Briscoe enters tonight's FCS quarterfinal against James Madison four touchdown passes shy of the NCAA all-division single-season record of 61, set by Brett Elliott of Linfield. Briscoe has thrown an FCS-record 57 touchdown passes this season, including at least five in each of his last five games.
There isn't much K.C. Keeler hasn't accomplished over a 23-year career that includes a national championship and more than 200 victories.
The goal for every Eastern Washington opponent is to keep the Eagles' high-powered offense off the field, not to let them run 100 offensive plays.
Jeremiah Briscoe threw for 363 yards and five touchdowns, giving him an FCS record 57 this season, and fifth-seeded Sam Houston State held off Chattanooga 41-36 in a quarterfinal game on Saturday
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Picturesque day at Bowers Stadium in Huntsville, Texas, home of 11-0 Sam Houston State, the No. 5 seed in the FCS playoffs. The Bearkats host Chattanooga in the second round of the playoffs on Saturday.
Antwon Wells scored on a 4-yard run with 1:28 to play and Central Arkansas defeated Illinois State 31-24 on Saturday in the first round of the FCS playoffs.
North Dakota State, the No. 1 seed in the FCS Playoffs, will begin its quest for a sixth straight national championship next week. The first round kicks off this weekend.
Ray Woodard, who led Lamar University's return to football in 2010, was relieved of his coaching duties on Monday, athletic director Jason Henderson announced.
James Tabary threw for 235 yards and one score and ran for another touchdown as McNeese State closed out the season with a 41-10 victory over Lamar on Saturday night to secure the Cowboys 12th st
Jeremiah Briscoe threw a career-high seven touchdowns to lead Sam Houston State to a 59-23 win over Central Arkansas on Saturday.
Zach Conque passed for 283 yards and three touchdowns and ran for another 120 yards to lead Stephen F. Austin to a 45-31 win over Northwestern State on Saturday night.
Trent Brittain threw for 234 yards and three touchdowns and Incarnate Word held on to beat Houston Baptist 28-26 on Thursday night for the Cardinals' first win at home.
Julius Maracalin ran for a career-high three touchdowns and Southeastern Louisiana survived a frantic finish to beat Nicholls 44-42 on Thursday night.
Justin Alo threw for two touchdowns to lead Southeastern Louisiana to a 31-19 win over Abilene Christian on Saturday night.
Dorland Fields ran for two touchdowns in the final 6:04 to rally Incarnate Word past Lamar for a 35-28 victory on Saturday night.
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