FCS Football Preview: Week 3


Campbell Camels (0-2) at Charleston Southern Buccaneers (2-0)

Date/Time: Sept. 11, 7:00 p.m.

Location: Buccaneer Field, Charleston, South Carolina

TV: Big South Network

The Camels are still looking for their first win of the season, and hope to get it against Big South foe Charleston Southern, who averages over 200 yards per game in the first two weeks of the season.

Charlotte 49ers (2-0) at North Carolina Central Eagles (1-1)

Date/Time: Sept. 13, 5 p.m.

Location: Durham, North Carolina

The Niners will look to exact revenge on NC Central, who beat them 40-13 last season in Charlotte.

Charlotte has outscored opponents 88-9 and has relied on an explosive offense led by running back Kalif Phillips.

The Eagles got their first win of the year last week, defeating Elizabeth City State 34-7 after falling to East Carolina in week 1.

Western Carolina Catamounts (1-1) vs. Catawba Indians

Date/Time: Sept. 13, 3:30 p.m.

Location: Cullowhee, North Carolina

The Catamounts recovered from their near-upset of USF last week, taking care of Brevard at home and now look to do the same on Family Day against the Indians before a bye week.

Davidson Wildcats (1-1) at VMI Keydets (0-2)

Date/Time: Sept. 13, 1:30 p.m.

Location: Lexington, Virginia

The Wildcats will look to rebound after suffering a loss last week, traveling to Virginia to take on the SoCon’s newsest member.

Gardner-Webb Runnin’ Bulldogs (0-2) vs. Virginia-Lynchburg

Date/Time: Sept. 13, 6 p.m.

Location: Boiling Springs, North Carolina 

TV: Big South Network

The Bulldogs will look for their first win in their home opener after falling in fairly close contests with Furman and Wake Forest.

North Carolina A&T Aggies (1-1) at Elon Phoenix (0-1)

Date/Time: Sept. 13, 6 p.m.

Location: Elon, North Carolina

A&T is coming off a thrilling 31-30 loss to Coastal Carolina last week, traveling to Elon to take on the Phoenix, who are coming off a bye week.