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Football Championship Subdivision

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  • What is the difference between FBS and FCS football?

  • FCS stands for Football Championship Subdivision, formerly Division 1-AA. FBS teams play bowl games after their conference championships and do not have a full fledged playoffs like the FCS teams.

  • What is the FCS?

  • The FCS is the highest level of NCAA collegiate football to determine its national champion through a playoff system. There are 13 conferences representing 125 teams. In 1978, there was a 4-team playoff.

  • What is the FCS football playoff?

  • The FCS is the highest level of NCAA collegiate football to determine its national champion through a playoff system. There are 13 conferences representing 125 teams. In 1978, there was a 4-team playoff. As of 2013, the playoff expanded to a 24-team format with 10 automatic qualifiers and 14 at-large.

  • How many teams are in the FCS tournament?

  • FCS teams have always played in a single-elimination bracket tournament (similar to most other NCAA sports). Since 2013, the field for that tournament has been 24 teams. When did the FCS start?