An Eastern Washington-Montana rematch highlights the second round as the FCS playoffs heat up.
The FCS playoffs kick off this weekend. Which teams have the best shot at taking home the crown?
— After opening the season with a couple of tight losses, California coach Justin Wilcox will take any sort of win — even if it was closer than he wanted against a lower-level team.
JaVaughn Craig passed for two touchdowns and ran for another score, Baniko Harley scored two TDs, and Austin Peay beat Sacramento State 42-28 on Saturday in the second round of the FCS playoffs.
Kevin Thomson passed for 300 yards and ran for 116 yards to help Sacramento State clinch a share of the Big Sky Conference title with a 27-17 win over UC Davis on Saturday.
Elijah Dotson ran for 109 yards and two touchdowns and Sacramento State beat Idaho 31-7 on Saturday.
Pierre Williams recovered an onside kick that led to his to his game-winning touchdown reception with 23 seconds left -- the Hornets' second score in the final 1:38 -- and Sacramento State beat Northern Arizona 38-34 on Saturday.
Josh Davis ran 25 times for 177 yards and a touchdown on Saturday night and Weber State took sole possession of first place in the Big Sky standings with a 36-17 win over Sacramento State.
Elijah Dotson ran 19 times for 176 yards and three touchdowns on Saturday night and Sacramento State beat Cal Poly 38-14.
Kevin Thomsonaccounted for six touchdowns to lead Sacramento State to a 49-22 rout of Montana on Saturday night.
Kevin Thomson threw three touchdown passes and ran for two scores and Sacramento State beat Montana State 34-21 on Saturday.
Kevin Thomson passed for 315 yards and three touchdowns and ran for two more TDs to help Sacramento State beat Eastern Washington 48-27 on Saturday night.
Josh Hokit scored three times, including a pair of fourth-quarter touchdown runs, and Fresno State pulled away in the closing minutes to beat Sacramento State 34-20 on Saturday night.
Kevin Thomson threw for a career-high 361 yards and tied a career high with five TD passes to help Sacramento State beat fellow Big Sky member Northern Colorado 50-0 in a nonconference game on Saturday night.
Eno Benjamin caught a 72-yard touchdown pass in the fourth quarter, Cristian Zendejas kicked four field goals and Arizona State labored to a 19-7- win over FCS Sacramento State on Friday night.
Kevin Thomson threw four touchdown passes and ran for another score, coach Troy Taylor won in his debut and Sacramento State routed Southern Oregon 77-19 in a season opener on Saturday night.
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Sacramento State announced Utah offensive coordinator Troy Taylor has been hired as the program's head coach. Taylor spent the last two seasons in Salt Lake City following a year as the OC at Eastern Washington. Taylor is from the Sacramento area, where he famously helped turn Folsom High School into one of the premiere prep football teams in the country.
Sacramento State fired Jody Sears on Monday, one year after he was named the Big Sky Conference's co-coach of the year.
A football game between Northern Arizona and Sacramento State that was postponed due to wildfires in California has now been canceled.
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.
Fresh off being named the Big Sky Conference co-coach of the year, Sacramento State's Jody Sears is being rewarded with a multiyear contract extension.
Oklahoma cornerback Jordan Parker is done for the season after suffering a knee injury.
Sacramento State quarterback Nate Ketteringham will transfer after the signing of two transfer signal-callers.
Paul Wulff has bounced around since his dismissal at WSU in 2011.
A week after Washington rushed for 29 total yards in a loss to Boise State, the Huskies found their ground game in a 49-0 win over Sacramento State.