FCS Playoffs 2018: Semifinals schedule and TV

By Kevin Kelley -

The 2018 FCS Playoffs continue this weekend with two semifinal round games on the schedule.

Four teams advanced to the Semifinals with victories last week in the Quarterfinal round. (7) Maine defeated (2) Weber State 23-18, (1) North Dakota State crushed (8) Colgate 35-0, (5) South Dakota State won at (4) Kennesaw State 27-17, and (3) Eastern Washington escaped (6) UC Davis 34-29.

Second-round FCS Playoff action begins on Friday, Dec. 14 when the South Dakota State Jackrabbits travel to take on the the North Dakota State Bison at the Fargodome in Fargo, North Dakota. The game will be televised by ESPN2 at 8:00pm ET.

On Saturday, Dec. 15, the Eastern Washington Eagles play host to the Maine Black Bears at Roos Field in Cheney, Washington. ESPN2 will televise the game at 2:00pm ET.

Winners of the semifinal round games will move on to the 2019 Division I Football Championship Game. The contest is set for Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019 at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas (Noon ET, ESPN2).


Friday, Dec. 14, 2018
(5) South Dakota State at (1) North Dakota State
8:00pm ET | ESPN2

Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018
(7) Maine at (3) Eastern Washington
2:00pm ET | ESPN2

Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019
Toyota Stadium – Frisco, Texas