Football Bowl Subdivision
MEAC offenses seek turnaround
(L-R) Greg McGhee and Quentin Williams
Two of the more experienced quarterbacks in the MEAC are
Howard's Greg McGhee, left, and Bethune-Cookman's Quentin Williams.
Philadelphia, PA ( - Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference offenses were offensive last season, just not in the good sense.

Bethune-Cookman and South Carolina State were co-champions again, and they both qualified for the FCS playoffs, but MEAC teams had a hard enough time moving the ball against each other, let alone when they went outside conference play.

The 2014 season brings a fresh start, and there is an excellent chance the MEAC title race will widen, although Bethune-Cookman and South Carolina State were still ranked 1-2 in the preseason coaches poll at Friday's media day in Norfolk, Virginia. North Carolina A&T was picked third and Howard, led by preseason offensive player of the year Greg McGhee, fourth.   Full Story

Monmouth has Big South blueprint
By Craig Haley, FCS Exec. Director
Philadelphia, PA ( - They were shaking hands, exchanging stories and making each other feel good on Thursday.

The Monmouth Hawks shouldn't expect too many more pleasantries out of the other Big South Conference teams the rest of the year.

The Hawks are about to play their first season as an associate member in Big South football. Last year, they got a taste of the strength of the conference when they were pummeled by 30 points at Liberty as part of an independent schedule.  Full Story