Portland State fired football coach Nigel Burton on Wednesday after the Vikings struggled to a 3-9 season.
Idaho State's Mike Kramer was named the Big Sky Conference's coach of the year on Wednesday for the fourth time at a third different school.
In the 118th rendition of the Civil War, the third-ranked Oregon Ducks pay a visit the Oregon State Beavers in a Pac-12 Conference showdown at Reser Stadium.
While disappointed that they can't defend their Big Ten Conference championship, the 10th-ranked Michigan State Spartans will try to put an exclamation point on the regular season when they visit the Penn State Nittany Lions on Saturday afternoon.
The Egg Bowl is on tap for Saturday afternoon at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium, as the No. 4 Mississippi State Bulldogs and the No. 18 Ole Miss Rebels close out the regular season.
As the regular season comes to a close, the Kentucky Wildcats will battle it out with the 24th-ranked Louisville Cardinals Saturday in an instate rivalry game at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium.
Sunflower State rivals will meet up at Bill Snyder Family Stadium on Saturday afternoon, as the 11th-ranked Kansas State Wildcats play host to the Kansas Jayhawks in Big 12 Conference action.
Peach State rivals collide in a regular- season finale, as the eighth-ranked Georgia Bulldogs play host to the 16th- ranked Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at Sanford Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
The Ram-Falcon Trophy is up for grabs on Friday afternoon, as the 21st-ranked Colorado State Rams clash with the Air Force Falcons in the regular season finale for both Mountain West Conference programs.
Archrivals will close out the regular season at Memorial Stadium on Saturday afternoon, as the South Carolina Gamecocks take a short trip west to play the 23rd-ranked Clemson Tigers at Memorial Stadium.
With just one game remaining in the regular season, the 19th-ranked Marshall Thundering Herd will try to stay unbeaten as they host the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers in a Conference USA bout at Joan C. Edwards Stadium.
With the Pac-12 South Division title hanging in the balance, the ninth-ranked UCLA Bruins contend with the Stanford Cardinal in a conference clash at the Rose Bowl on Friday afternoon.
With a spot in the Big Ten Conference Championship Game on the line, the 22nd-ranked Minnesota Golden Gophers and 14th-ranked Wisconsin Badgers meet in the regular season finale on Saturday afternoon.
With their spot in the Big Ten Conference Championship Game assured, the seventh-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes now turn their attention to Saturday's regular-season finale against the Michigan Wolverines.
Saint Francis running back Khairi Dickson and Bryant defensive end Jeff Covitz were named the Northeast Conference's offensive and defensive players of the year, respectively, on Wednesday.
The top-ranked Florida State Seminoles take aim at their second straight undefeated regular season, as the close out the 2014 schedule against rival Florida on Saturday at Doak Campbell Stadium.
The second-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide eye up an SEC West title and subsequent spot in the SEC Championship Game, as they play host to arch-rival Auburn in the annual Iron Bowl.
The 17th-ranked Missouri Tigers will try to clinch their second straight SEC Eastern Division title at home on Friday afternoon when they take on the red-hot Arkansas Razorbacks at Faurot Field.
The Territorial Cup will be up for grabs for the 87th time, as the 13th-ranked Arizona State Sun Devils visit the 12th- ranked Arizona Wildcats with Pac-12 Conference implications.
With absolutely no room for error with regard to defending their Big 12 Conference championship, the fifth-ranked Baylor Bears face the Texas Tech Red Raiders at AT&T Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
The sixth-ranked TCU Horned Frogs come calling on the Texas Longhorns in a pivotal Big 12 Conference showdown on Thanksgiving night.
Co-champion Illinois State won three of the five individual awards handed out by the Missouri Valley Football Conference on Wednesday.
The test drive was successful a year ago. Now FCS playoff teams are really anxious to take the field for a spin.
Alabama, Oregon, Florida State and Mississippi State are all still seated at the head of the table in the latest College Football Playoff rankings.
Eric Wolford has been relieved of his duties as head coach of the Youngstown State football program.
Coastal Carolina senior linebacker Quinn Backus was named the Big South Conference Defensive Player of the Year for the third straight season on Tuesday.
Harvard's Tim Murphy was named the Ivy League Coach of the Year on Tuesday after his team went 10-0 and captured the league title.
Stephen F. Austin running back Gus Johnson was named the Southland Conference Player of the Year on Tuesday.
Texas State was bowl eligible last year at 6-6 but was not selected to play in the postseason. This year will be a different story if the Bobcats can beat Georgia State in impressive fashion.
Eastern Washington junior quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. was named the Big Sky Conference Offensive Player of the Year on Tuesday, becoming the first repeat winner of the honor since Erik Meyer did it with the Eagles in 2004 and 2005.
Villanova junior quarterback John Robertson and William & Mary senior defensive end Mike Reilly were named CAA Football offensive and defensive players of the year, respectively, on Tuesday.
Fordham quarterback Mike Nebrich and Bucknell linebacker Evan Byers were named the Patriot League's offensive and defensive players of the year, respectively, on Tuesday.
Repeat winners from Chattanooga ruled the day as the Southern Conference football coaches handed out their postseason awards Tuesday.
Ohio Valley Conference champion Jacksonville State captured three of the four major individual awards and had the most all-conference selections when voting was announced Tuesday.
Former Texas A&M and NFL linebacker Larry Kelm died in a hunting accident, the university announced Monday.
Norfolk State University football coach Pete Adrian announced his retirement Monday after 10 seasons guiding the Spartans.
A late riser makes his debut in the Heisman Rankings this week after another record-breaking Saturday, but the favorites remain unchanged as we head towards the final full weekend of the regular season.
It's very fitting this week to have specific players win The Sports Network FCS National Players of the Week, combining their performances with the end of the regular season as it now dissolves into the playoffs.
VMI will not extend the contract of football coach Sparky Woods, athletics director Dr. Dave Diles announced Monday.
Wagner College has scheduled a news conference on Tuesday, where football coach Walt Hameline will step down after 34 seasons.
Norfolk State senior linebacker Lynden Trail has been invited to participate in both the Reese's Senior Bowl and the East- West Shrine Game in January.
A virtual Who's Who of great FCS coaches over the last three decades have captured the Eddie Robinson Award, and this year's national coach of the year will take his place next to them.
An impressive 11 different positions were represented among the 25 Jerry Rice Award finalists when voting began on Monday.
Voting for the Walter Payton Award began on Monday with 25 finalists from across the FCS.
The 20th anniversary of the Buck Buchanan Award has drawn a list of 25 finalists from across the FCS.
Missouri State said Sunday it will not bring back football coach Terry Allen after nine seasons.
Florida State's narrow win over Boston College on Saturday cost the Seminoles some cushion, though the defending national champions still reside in the top spot of the latest Associated Press college football poll.
The addition of the Simple Ratings System to the NCAA's selection of the FCS playoffs was welcomed across the division because of the prospect of improved black and white results.
Even on the day his New Hampshire football team became the nation's top-ranked team two weeks ago, coach Sean McDonnell conceded something about the team they replaced at No. 1, North Dakota State.
There is plenty of satisfaction for a team that lands in The Sports Network FCS Top 25 after the regular season ends.