Can the Irish rebound from a pair of blowouts at the end of 2020? What's in store for Malik Willis and Liberty? Let's break down where things stand for all the FBS independents heading into the 2021 season.
Ben Davis, who was a senior in 2020, was ranked No. 1 at his position out of high school but made just seven tackles in 24 games at Alabama.
- Texas lands former 5-star Alabama LB Davis
- Independent N.M. State moves football to spring
- N.M. Gov. asks colleges to postpone fall sports
- New Mexico St. coach gets new 4-year deal
North Dakota State looks to bounce back after a baffling blowout loss, Deion Sanders and Jackson State face the first test of the season, and newly anointed No. 1 James Madison has a chance to prove its ranking.
Players for New Mexico State, which plays football as an FBS independent program, were informed of the university's decision to postpone its season until the spring.
Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham is urging New Mexico and New Mexico State to postpone fall sports, including football, because of the coronavirus.
Notre Dame remains a potential top-10 team, but several questions persist. Elsewhere among independents, how will Hugh Freeze fare in his second year at Liberty? Will Army bounce back? Is BYU's "however" phase over?
The Group of 5 has massive variance in jobs. Some are better than lower-tier Power 5 gigs, while others rank below high-level FCS positions.
We examine each Power 5 conference and take a look at the Group of 5 to determine the coaches entering win-or-else seasons.
Frankie Hickson made it a Senior Day to remember for Liberty, rushing for a career-high 196 yards and a career-best four touchdowns to power the Flames to a 49-28 victory over New Mexico State on Saturday.
The U gets a week in the Coveted Fifth Spot after getting upset by FIU.
Jason Huntley had 191 yards rushing on 14 carries with three touchdowns and New Mexico State beat UTEP 44-35 on Saturday.
Nothing lasts forever, even the Bears' 25-point lead on Oklahoma.
Josh Adkins threw two touchdown passes, Jason Huntley ran for 174 yards and New Mexico State beat Incarnate Word 41-28 on Saturday for its first win of the season.
The Nittany Lions slipped from fourth in the first College Football Playoff rankings to our even-more-coveted No. 5 spot in the Bottom 10.
Mississippi freshmen Snoop Conner, Jerrion Ealy and quarterback John Rhys Plumlee combined to rush for five touchdowns Saturday as the Rebels defeated New Mexico State 41-3.
Oklahoma's shocking loss to Kansas State earns the Sooners the coveted fifth spot in this week's Bottom 10.
Wesley Kennedy III and J.D. King ran for 143 yards apiece -- each with two touchdowns -- as Georgia Southern jumped out to an early lead and coasted to a 41-7 victory over New Mexico State on Saturday to keep the Aggies winless on the year.
Kobe Lewis rushed for 161 yards and two touchdowns as Central Michigan cruised past winless New Mexico State, 42-28 in a nonconference game on Saturday.