The 24 team playoff field will become clearer after this weekend's games in the FCS.

There are several games that will determine first place in conference standings, from the Ohio Valley to the Southland. This week's projected bracket reflects some drastic changes in the field and traditionally strong leagues may be reduced to one or two bids in this year's tournament.

Digest. Debate. Discuss.


North Dakota State - Missouri Valley

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Weber State - Big Sky

James Madison - Colonial

Monmouth - Big South

Austin Peay - Ohio Valley

Holy Cross - Patriot

Central Connecticut State - Northeast

Central Arkansas - Southland

Furman - SoCon

San Diego - Pioneer


Sacramento State


Montana State

Kennesaw State

New Hampshire


Stony Brook

North Dakota

South Dakota State

Northern Iowa

Illinois State

Southern Illinois

Southeast Missouri State


NEW TEAMS IN: Monmouth, Holy Cross, New Hampshire and Montana State

DROPPING OUT: Jacksonville State, Incarnate Word, Albany and Lehigh