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FCS stands for Football Championship Subdivision and FBS stands for Football Bowl Subdivision.

Teams in the FBS, formerly known as Division 1-A, determine their champion via ratings, both human and computer. The two teams that are at the top of the ratings at the end of the season play in the National Championship Game to determine a champion. Other teams high in the ratings play in bowl games (Rose, Orange, Sugar, etc) for huge payoffs that are shared with all teams in the conference the team plays in. Colleges that play in the FBS are large schools (Ohio State, Southern California, Notre Dame, LSU, etc) with large enrollments and large athletic departments

Teams in the FCS, formerly known as Division 1-AA, determine their champion via a playoff where the champion must win 4 or 5 playoff games (based on the team's seeding). Colleges that play in the FCS are smaller schools (William and Mary, Eastern Washington, Montana State, Robert Morris, etc) with smaller enrollments and athletic budgets

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It stands for Football Championship Subdivision

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FBS is Division I-A and play in bowls. FCS is division I-AA and has playoffs that culminate with a championship game.

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What is fcs football?

FCs Simply mean Football Club such as Barcelona FC=Barcelona Football Club.In the Uinted States, the FCS is the Football Championship Subdivision, formerly NCAA Division I-AA. It is the second level of Division I college football. The FBS (Football Bowl Subdivision) was formerly Division I-A.

Is UCA a division one school?

UCA plays in the Southland Conference which competes in Division I college athletics in all sports, except for football, which competes at the Football Bowl Championship (FCS) level. The FCS, is the second highest competitive division of college football to the much more widely known Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS).

Winningest college football coaches?

Bob Ford. University at Albany. Division 1-AA FCS

Winningest active college football coach?

Bob Ford. University at Albany. Division 1-AA FCS

Is northern Arizona university a division 2 college?

no we are Division I in all sports except Football in which we are Division I FCS

What does CFB stand for in college football?

College Football Boards

What does CF stand for in football?

college football

What does FC mean?

In college football, "Football Championship Subdivision," formerly called division 1-AA. Not to be confused with the FBS, which is the "Football Bowl Subdivision," formerly division 1-A. FCS also stands for future combat system.

What are fcs teams in ncaa football 13?

They're just named after regions of the country, like FCS Southeast and FCS North.

How many college football associations are there?

NCAA FBS, NCAA FCS, NCAA Division II, NCAA Division III, NAIA, so 5 divisions. There is also junior college football of which there are two divisions, NJCAA and CCCAA.

What division is sac state college football team?

Division 1-AA (FCS). The Hornets have played 1-AA ball since 1993.

What does NCAA fcs stand for?

Flordia Central school