American Football Wiki

This is a list of schools in Division I of the United States National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) that play football as a varsity sport and are members of the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS), known as Division I-AAA from 1915 through 2007. The teams in this subdivision compete for the NCAA Division I Football Championship.

NCAA Division I FCS football programs[]

Team Location Conference
Abilene Christian Wildcats Abilene, Texas Southland
Alabama A&M Bulldogs Normal, Alabama SWAC
Alabama State Hornets Montgomery, Alabama SWAC
Albany Great Danes Albany, New York Northeast
Alcorn State Braves Lorman, Mississippi SWAC
Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions Pine Bluff, Arkansas SWAC
Austin Peay State Governors Clarksville, Tennessee Ohio Valley
Bethune-Cookman Wildcats Daytona Beach, Florida MEAC
Brown Bears Providence, Rhode Island Ivy League
Bryant Bulldogs Smithfield, Rhode Island Northeast
Bucknell Bison Lewisburg, Pennsylvania Patriot
Butler Bulldogs Indianapolis, Indiana Pioneer
Cal Poly Mustangs San Luis Obispo, California Great West
Campbell Fighting Camels Buies Creek, North Carolina Pioneer
Central Arkansas Bears Conway, Arkansas Southland
Central Connecticut State Blue Devils New Britain, Connecticut Northeast
Charleston Southern Buccaneers Charleston, South Carolina Big South
Chattanooga Mocs Chattanooga, Tennessee Southern
Citadel Bulldogs Charleston, South Carolina Southern
Colgate Raiders Hamilton, New York Patriot
Columbia Lions New York, New York Ivy League
Cornell Big Red Ithaca, New York Ivy League
Dartmouth Big Green Hanover, New Hampshire Ivy League
Davidson Wildcats Davidson, North Carolina Pioneer
Dayton Flyers Dayton, Ohio Pioneer
Delaware Blue Hens Newark, Delaware CAA
Delaware State Hornets Dover, Delaware MEAC
Drake Bulldogs Des Moines, Iowa Pioneer
Duquesne Dukes Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Northeast
East Tennessee State Buccaneers Johnson City, Tennessee Southern
Eastern Illinois Panthers Charleston, Illinois Ohio Valley
Eastern Kentucky Colonels Richmond, Kentucky Ohio Valley
Eastern Washington Eagles Cheyney, Washington Big Sky
Elon Phoenix Elon, North Carolina Southern
Florida A&M Rattlers Tallahassee, Florida MEAC
Fordham Rams Bronx, New York Patriot
Furman Paladins Greenville, South Carolina Southern
Gardner-Webb Runnin' Bulldogs Boiling Springs, North Carolina Big South
Georgetown (DC) Hoyas Washington, DC Patriot
Grambling State Tigers Grambling, Louisiana SWAC
Hampton Pirates Hampton, Virginia MEAC
Harvard Crimson Cambridge, Massachusetts Ivy League
Holy Cross Crusaders Worcester, Massachusetts Patriot
Houston Baptist Huskies Houston, Texas Southland
Howard Bison Washington, DC MEAC
Idaho State Bengals Pocatello, Idaho Big Sky
Illinois State Redbirds Normal, Illinois Missouri Valley
Indiana State Sycamores Terre Haute, Indiana Missouri Valley
Jackson State Tigers Jackson, Mississippi SWAC
Jacksonville Dolphins Jacksonville, Florida Pioneer
Jacksonville State Gamecocks Jacksonville, Alabama Ohio Valley
James Madison Dukes Harrisonburg, Virginia CAA
Lafayette Leopards Easton, Pennsylvania Patriot
Lamar Cardinals Beaumont, Texas Southland
Lehigh Mountain Hawks Bethlehem, Pennsylvania Patriot
Liberty Flames Lynchburg, Virginia Big South
Maine Black Bears Orono, Maine CAA
Marist Red Foxes Poughkeepsie, New York Pioneer
McNeese State Cowboys Lake Charles, Louisiana Southland
Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils Itta Bena, Mississippi SWAC
Missouri State Bears Springfield, Missouri Missouri Valley
Monmouth Hawks West Long Branch, New Jersey Northeast
Montana Grizzlies Missoula, Montana Big Sky
Montana State Bobcats Bozeman, Montana Big Sky
Morehead State Eagles Morehead, Kentucky Pioneer
Morgan State Bears Baltimore, Maryland MEAC
Murray State Racers Murray, Kentucky Ohio Valley
New Hampshire Wildcats Durham, New Hampshire CAA
Nicholls State Colonels Thibodaux, Louisiana Southland
Norfolk State Spartans Norfolk, Virginia MEAC
North Carolina A&T Aggies Greensboro, North Carolina MEAC
North Carolina Central Eagles Durham, North Carolina MEAC
North Dakota Fighting Sioux Grand Forks, North Dakota Great West
North Dakota State Bison Fargo, North Dakota Missouri Valley
Northern Arizona Lumberjacks Flagstaff, Arizona Big Sky
Northern Colorado Bears Greeley, Colorado Big Sky
Northern Iowa Panthers Cedar Falls, Iowa Missouri Valley
Northwestern State Demons Natchitoches, Louisiana Southland
Old Dominion Monarchs Norfolk, Virginia CAA
Pennsylvania Quakers Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Ivy League
Portland State Vikings Portland, Oregon Big Sky
Prairie View A&M Panthers Prairie View, Texas SWAC
Presbyterian Blue Hose Clinton, South Carolina Big South
Princeton Tigers Princeton, New Jersey Ivy League
Rhode Island Rams Kingston, Rhode Island CAA
Richmond Spiders Richmond, Virginia CAA
Robert Morris Colonials Corapolis, Pennsylvania Northeast
Sacramento State Hornets Sacramento, California Big Sky
Sacred Heart Pioneers Fairfield, Connecticut Northeast
Sam Houston State Bearkats Huntsville, Texas Southland
Samford Bulldogs Birmingham, Alabama Southern
San Diego Toreros San Diego, California Pioneer
Savannah State Tigers Savannah, Georgia MEAC
South Carolina State Bulldogs Orangeburg, South Carolina MEAC
South Dakota Coyotes Vermillion, South Dakota Great West
South Dakota State Jackrabbits Brookings, South Dakota Missouri Valley
Southeast Missouri State Redhawks Cape Girardeau, Missouri Ohio Valley
Southeastern Louisiana Lions Hammond, Louisiana Southland
Southern Jaguars Baton Rouge, Louisiana SWAC
Southern Illinois Salukis Carbondale, Illinois Missouri Valley
Southern Utah Thunderbirds Cedar City, Utah Great West
St. Francis (PA) Red Flash Loretto, Pennsylvania Northeast
Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks Nacogdoches, Texas Southland
Stony Brook Seawolves Stony Brook, New York Big South
Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks Martin, Tennessee Ohio Valley
Tennessee State Tigers Nashville, Tennessee Ohio Valley
Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles Cookeville, Tennessee Ohio Valley
Texas Southern Tigers Houston, Texas SWAC
Texas State Bobcats San Marcos, Texas Southland
Towson Tigers Towson, Maryland CAA
UC Davis Aggies Davis, California Great West
Valparaiso Crusaders Valparaiso, Indiana Pioneer
Villanova Wildcats Villanova, Pennsylvania CAA
VMI Keydets Lexington, Virginia Big South
Wagner Seahawks Staten Island, New York Northeast
Weber State Wildcats Ogden, Utah Big Sky
Western Carolina Catamounts Cullowhee, North Carolina Southern
Western Illinois Leathernecks Macomb, Illinois Missouri Valley
William & Mary Tribe Williamsburg, Virginia CAA
Wofford Terriers Spartanburg, South Carolina Southern
Yale Bulldogs New Haven, Connecticut Ivy League
Youngstown State Penguins Youngstown, Ohio Missouri Valley

Starting FCS programs[]

School Nickname City State Conference Founded Begins Play
UT San Antonio Roadrunners San Antonio Texas Independent 1969 2011[2]
Charlotte 49ers Charlotte North Carolina TBD 1946 2013[3]