Eastern Washington quarterback Eric Barriere, Sacred Heart running back Julius Chestnut and VMI receiver Jakob Herres are among the Walter Payton Award finalists highlighting The Associated Press FCS All-America team released Wednesday.
The FCS college football playoffs are here! From South Dakota State to James Madison to the incredible Cinderella story of VMI, here's everything you need to catch up on the season.
— Reece Udinski connected with Jakob Herres in overtime and then Michael Jackson for a two-point conversion, giving VMI a 38-37 victory over Samford on Saturday for its first 4-0 start since 1981.
Carter Johnson scored on a blocked kick in the second quarter and VMI used big scoring plays on offense and defense in the third quarter to defeat Chattanooga 31-24 on Saturday.
Senior quarterback Kelvin Hopkins Jr. rushed for 208 yards and a touchdown, Connor Slomka scored thrice on short runs, and Army’s triple option overwhelmed VMI 47-6 on Saturday at Michie Stadium.
Devin Wynn rushed for 102 yards and scored five touchdowns as Furman routed VMI 60-21 on Saturday.
Tyrie Adams threw for 322 yards and three touchdowns, Donnavan Spencer rushed for 137 yards and two scores, and Western Carolina held off VMI 43-35 on Saturday.
Tyray Devezin had a career-high 193 yards rushing that included a late touchdown run and Mercer held off VMI for a 34-27 victory on Saturday.
Alex Ramsey scored a school record with six rushing touchdowns; the last proving to be the overtime winner and VMI beat Samford 48-41 on Saturday.
Reece Udinski threw a 61-yard touchdown pass to Jakob Herres late in the game to help VMI snap a 12-game losing skid against The Citadel with a 34-21 victory on Saturday.
Joe Newman threw two touchdown passes and ran for a third and Blake Morgan ran for two scores as Wofford won its second straight game, knocking off VMI 51-36 in a Southern Conference battle Saturday afternoon that was delayed for two hours due to...
Caleb Lewis threw for 214 yards and a touchdown and Terence Stephens Jr. ran for two touchdowns as Robert Morris snapped its three-game losing streak to start the season by easing past VMI, 31-21 on Saturday afternoon.
Reece Udinski threw four touchdown passes and Alex Ramsey ran for two more as VMI won its first home opener since 2015 by routing Division II Mars Hill, 63-21 on Saturday.
Isaiah Green threw for a career-high four touchdowns and Talik Keaton returned a punt 67 yards for a score as Marshall opened the season with a dominating 56-17 victory over VMI on Saturday.
Matt Geiger scored three touchdowns, Kesean Strong and Jeremy Cox each scored two touchdowns and Old Dominion beat VMI 77-14 on Saturday.
Harris Roberts completed 13 of 17 passes for 261 yards and two touchdowns and Devin Wynn pitched in with 112 yards and three TDs on 15 carries to help Furman keep VMI winless in Southern Conference play with a 49-13 victory on Saturday.
Reece Udinski passed for one touchdown and ran for another as VMI defeated Division II Tuluscum College 20-11 on Saturday, ending a 25-game losing streak.
Nick Tiano threw for two touchdowns and Tyrell Price rushed for two scores to lead Chattanooga to a 34-27 victory over VMI on Saturday.
Jordan Black rushed for 155 yards and two touchdowns and The Citadel survived a five-touchdown day by Reece Udinski in a 34-32 victory over VMI on Saturday.
Devlin Hodges threw for 438 yards and six touchdowns and added a seventh on the ground as Samford routed winless VMI 73-22 in a Southern Conference game Saturday afternoon.
Kaelan Riley, starting in place of the injured Robert Riddle, threw for 248 yards and two touchdowns as Mercer pulled away in the second half to beat VMI 48-38 and get its second win in Southern Conference play on Saturday afternoon.
Tyree Adams passed for 229 yards and three scores, rushed for 117 more and another touchdown as Western Carolina held on for a 52-50 victory over VMI on Saturday.
Joe Newman threw for two touchdowns, jump-starting Wofford's prolific offense in a 59-14 win over VMI on Saturday.
Mitchell Guadagni passed for 265 yards and three touchdowns in leading defending Mid-American Conference champion Toledo to a 66-3 victory over VMI on Saturday night in a season opener.
Andre Stoddard ran for two of Wofford's six rushing touchdowns and the Terriers gained 200 yards on the ground to roll past VMI 45-14 on Saturday.