2012 NCAA FCS Playoff Pairings and Predictions

At RoadTripSports.com we’re not just about the FBS. We’re about everyone playing college football. It’s Thanksgiving Day, so enjoy the holiday with your family. Because there’s a whole slate of college games coming your way this weekend. To help you keep up, here are the pairings for the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) playoffs. Plus, if you want to look into the crystal ball for this weekend’s games, RoadTripSports.com’s Kendall Webb stopped by earlier this week to provide his predictions for all of the first-round games.

FCS Playoff Pairings

First round / Saturday, Nov. 24

Colgate (8-3) at Wagner (8-3), 12 p.m.

Coastal Carolina (7-4) at Bethune-Cookman (9-2), 2 p.m.

Villanova (8-3) at Stony Brook (9-2), 3 p.m.

Eastern Illinois (7-4) at South Dakota State (8-3), 3 p.m.

Second round / Saturday, Dec. 1

New Hampshire (8-3) at Wofford (8-3), 2 p.m.

Illinois State (8-3) at Appalachian State (8-3), 2 p.m.

Central Arkansas (9-2) at (5) Georgia Southern (8-3), 2 p.m.

Coastal Carolina/Bethune-Cookman winner at (4) Old Dominion (10-1), 2 p.m.

Cal Poly (9-2) at Sam Houston State (8-3), 4 p.m.

Eastern Illinois/South Dakota State winner at (1) North Dakota State (10-1), 4

Colgate/Wagner winner at (2) Eastern Washington (9-2), 6 p.m.

Villanova/Stony Brook winner at (3) Montana State (10-1), 7 p.m.

Quarterfinals / Friday-Saturday, Dec. 7-8

South Dakota State-Eastern Illinois/North Dakota State winner vs. Wofford/New Hampshire winner

Coastal Carolina-Bethune-Cookman/Old Dominion winner vs. Georgia Southern/Central Arkansas winner

Villanova-Stony Brook/Montana State winner vs. Sam Houston State/Cal Poly winner

Wagner-Colgate/Eastern Washington winner vs. Appalachian State/Illinois State winner

Semifinals / Friday-Saturday, Dec. 14-15

North Dakota State bracket winner vs. Old Dominion bracket winner

Eastern Washington bracket winner vs. Montana State bracket winner

Championship / Frisco, Texas / Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013

Semifinal winners, 2 p.m.

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