After beating Temple last season, Fordham and wide receiver Brian Wetzel will go after Army this year.
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FCS conferences have been trumpeting that the top teams on their level of college football are a lot like the teams from the non-BCS conferences.
What better way to show there's a narrow gap than for the FCS teams to beat FBS programs?
Last year, that happened more than ever before - 16 times, highlighted in the season's opening weekend when North Dakota State upset Kansas State and Eastern Washington toppled nationally ranked Oregon State, and capped by FBS- bound Georgia Southern's win over Florida in The Swamp.
Barring any hastily scheduled games, there will be 108 FCS-FBS matchups this season. While another 16 FCS wins seems unlikely, the FBS teams will want to take the games seriously.
Samuel G. Freedman's "Breaking The Line" vividly recreates the world of black college football in the civil rights era with a gripping chronicle of the 1967 season for coach Eddie Robinson at Grambling State and Alonzo S. "Jake" Gaither at Florida A&M.