National Collegiate Athletic Association Division 1 Football Championship Subdivision Schedule 2021

NCAA Logo [Reference: 1]

Conference Overall Standings

Atlantic Sun Conference Overall 2021

PosTeamWLTPctPFPANet PtsStreak
1Central Arkansas Bears0100.0002140-19L1
2Jacksonville State Gamecocks0100.000031-31L1

Big Sky Conference Overall 2021

PosTeamWLTPctPFPANet PtsStreak
1Montana Grizzlies1001.0001376W1
2California-Davis Aggies1001.00019172W1
3Idaho Vandals0000.0000000
4Montana State Bobcats0100.0001619-3L1
5Portland State Vikings0100.0003549-14L1
6Weber State Wildcats0100.0001740-23L1
7Northern Colorado Bears0100.000735-28L1
8Southern Utah Thunderbirds0200.0002886-58L2

Big South Conference Overall 2021

PosTeamWLTPctPFPANet PtsStreak
1Gardner-Webb Runnin' Bulldogs 0100.0002530-5L1
2Monmouth Hawks0100.0001550-35L1
3Campbell Fighting Camels0100.000748-41L1

Colonial Athletic Association Overall 2021

PosTeamWLTPctPFPANet PtsStreak
0William & Mary Tribe0100.000043-43L1

Ivy League Overall 2021

PosTeamWLTPctPFPANet PtsStreak

Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Overall

PosTeamWLTPctPFPANet PtsStreak
0Norfolk State Spartans0100.0001049-39L1

Missouri Valley Conference Overall 2021

PosTeamWLTPctPFPANet PtsStreak
1South Dakota State Jackrabbits1001.000422319W1
2South Dakota Coyotes0100.0001417-3L1
3Northern Iowa Panthers0100.0001016-6L1
4Missouri State Bears0100.0001623-7L1
5Western Illinois Leathernecks0100.0002131-10L1

Northern Sun Overall 2021

PosTeamWLTPctPFPANet PtsStreak

Northeast Conference Overall 2021

PosTeamWLTPctPFPANet PtsStreak
1St. Francis Red Flash0100.0001535-20L1
2Long Island Sharks0100.0001048-38L1
3Duquesne Dukes0100.000345-42L1
4Wagner Seahawks0100.000769-62L1

Ohio Valley Conference Overall 2021

PosTeamWLTPctPFPANet PtsStreak
1Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks0100.0002159-38L1
2Eastern Illinois Panthers0100.000046-46L1

Patriot League Overall 2021

PosTeamWLTPctPFPANet PtsStreak
1Holy Cross Crusaders1001.000382810W1
2Lafayette Leopards0100.0001435-21L1
3Fordham Rams0100.000752-45L1
4Colgate Raiders0100.000051-51L1

Pioneer League Overall 2021

PosTeamWLTPctPFPANet PtsStreak

Southern Conference Overall 2021

PosTeamWLTPctPFPANet PtsStreak
1East Tennessee State Buccaneers1001.00023320W1
2The Citadel Bulldogs0100.0001452-38L1

Southland League Overall 2021

PosTeamWLTPctPFPANet PtsStreak
1Houston Baptist Huskies0100.0001727-10L1
2Nicholls Colonels0100.0001742-25L1
3Northwestern State Demons0100.0001444-30L1

South Western Athletic Conference Overall 2021

PosTeamWLTPctPFPANet PtsStreak
1Bethune-Cookman Wildcats0100.0002837-9L1
2Southern Jaguars0100.000355-52L1

Western Athletic Conference Overall 2021

PosTeamWLTPctPFPANet PtsStreak
0Abilene Christian Wildcats0100.000956-47L1


NCAA Football Championship Subdivision 2021

Match Day Kickoff Weekend
(Kickoff Weekend)
45 - 14

San Jose State Spartans vs Southern Utah Thunderbirds

Match Day Week 1
(Week 1)
31 - 0

Alabama-Birmingham Blazers vs Jacksonville State Gamecocks

(Week 1)
14 - 52

The Citadel Bulldogs vs Coastal Carolina Chanticleers

(Week 1)
17 - 40

Weber State Wildcats vs Utah Utes

(Week 1)
14 - 41

Southern Utah Thunderbirds vs Arizona State Sun Devils

(Week 1)
21 - 31

Western Illinois Leathernecks vs Ball State Cardinals

(Week 1)
7 - 69

Wagner Seahawks vs Buffalo Bulls

(Week 1)
10 - 48

Long Island Sharks vs Florida International Panthers

(Week 1)
19 - 17

California-Davis Aggies vs Tulsa Golden Hurricane

(Week 1)
17 - 27

Houston Baptist Huskies vs New Mexico Lobos

(Week 1)
21 - 59

Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks vs Western Kentucky Hilltoppers

(Week 1)
14 - 17

South Dakota Coyotes vs Kansas Jayhawks

(Week 1)
7 - 35

Northern Colorado Bears vs Colorado Buffaloes

(Week 1)
42 - 23

South Dakota State Jackrabbits vs Colorado State Rams

(Week 1)
15 - 35

St. Francis Red Flash vs Eastern Michigan Eagles

(Week 1)
10 - 16

Northern Iowa Panthers vs Iowa State Cyclones

(Week 1)
13 - 7

Montana Grizzlies vs Washington Huskies

(Week 1)
0 - 51

Colgate Raiders vs Boston College Eagles

(Week 1)
7 - 52

Fordham Rams vs Nebraska Cornhuskers

(Week 1)
38 - 28

Holy Cross Crusaders vs Connecticut Huskies

(Week 1)
14 - 35

Lafayette Leopards vs Air Force Fighting Falcons

(Week 1)
16 - 19

Montana State Bobcats vs Wyoming Cowboys

(Week 1)
25 - 30

Gardner-Webb Runnin' Bulldogs vs Georgia Southern Eagles

(Week 1)
7 - 48

Campbell Fighting Camels vs Liberty Flames

(Week 1)
21 - 40

Central Arkansas Bears vs Arkansas State Red Wolves

(Week 1)
17 - 42

Nicholls Colonels vs Memphis Tigers

(Week 1)
15 - 50

Monmouth Hawks vs Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders

(Week 1)
29 - 9

Syracuse Orange vs Ohio Bobcats

(Week 1)
16 - 23

Missouri State Bears vs Oklahoma State Cowboys

(Week 1)
9 - 56

Abilene Christian Wildcats vs Southern Methodist Mustangs

(Week 1)
0 - 46

Eastern Illinois Panthers vs South Carolina Gamecocks

(Week 1)
10 - 49

Norfolk State Spartans vs Toledo Rockets

(Week 1)
3 - 55

Southern Jaguars vs Troy State Trojans

(Week 1)
14 - 44

Northwestern State Demons vs North Texas Mean Green

(Week 1)
0 - 43

William & Mary Tribe vs Virginia Cavaliers

(Week 1)
3 - 45

Duquesne Dukes vs Texas Christian Horned Frogs

(Week 1)
23 - 3

East Tennessee Buccaneers vs Vanderbilt Commodores

(Week 1)
28 - 37

Bethune-Cookman Wildcats vs Texas-El Paso Miners

(Week 1)
35 - 49

Portland State Vikings vs Hawaii Rainbow Warriors

Recap Week 1

There were five major shocks in the first weekend of National Collegiate Athletic Association Division 1 Football Championship ties, with University of California at Davis Aggies pulling off a 19-17 win at Tulsa Golden Hurricanes of the Football Bowl Subdivision. Fellow Big Sky Conference member Montana Grizzlies pulled off a huge shock with a 13-7 victory at Washington Huskies of the Pacific-12 Conference, one of the FBS Power 5 Conferences that play for the National Championship. South Dakota State Jackrabbits of the Missouri Valley Conference defeated Colorado State Rams of the FBS Mountain West Conference 42-23. Holy Cross Crusaders of the Patriot League won 38-28 at FBS Independent Connecticut Huskies. Meanwhile another huge win for the FCS was East Tennessee State Buccaneers’ 23-3 win at Vanderbilt Commodores of the mighty Power 5 Southeastern Conference of the FBS.


The National Collegiate Athletic Association is the biggest of USA’s College Sports Assiociations, taking in all major American Sports, as well as Athletics, Soccer and numerous other sports. The NCAA Football Program is divided into four Divisions – In order of Merit they are: FBS (Football Bowl Subdivision), FCS (Football Championship Subdivision), Division II and Division III. Particular attention shall be given by Eirball to Irish-born Football players in the NCAA FCS.



[1] NCAA | Wayback Machine Internet Archive (2015) logo [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 4 May 2020]


[1] NCAA (2021) Football – Scores – Week 1 [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 30 August 2021]


Thanks to Joe Grey.


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