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Q&A with the FCS playoff committee chair

(STATS) - Sweet dreams or nightmare? Deep into the night on Saturday, the NCAA Division I FCS selection committee will decide how numerous football teams should rest heading toward the announcement of this year's playoffs.

The selection committee, consisting of one representative from each of the 10 FCS conferences that have automatic bids, will put the 24-team pairings together at NCAA headquarters in Indianapolis. The field will be released on an ESPNU selection show Sunday (11 a.m. ET).

Richard Johnson, the Wofford athletic director who represents the Southern Conference, is the chair of the committee, which also consists of Chuck Burch (Gardner-Webb, Big South), Kyle Moats (Missouri State, Missouri Valley), Tim Murray (Marist, Pioneer), Nathan Pine (Holy Cross, Patriot), Marty Scarano (New Hampshire, CAA), Greg Seitz (Jacksonville State, Ohio Valley), Bill Smith (Bryant, Northeast), Brad Teague (Central Arkansas, Southland) and Jeff Tingey (Idaho State, Big Sky).

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Leaders
Passing Yards: C. Holgorsen1117
Passing TDs: C. Holgorsen6
Rushing Yards: C. Jones628
Rushing TDs: C. Jones5
Receiving Yards: J. Watson433
Receiving TDs: J. Watson3
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2017
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/2 at Louisiana Tech L 24 - 52
9/9 at Grambling State L 10 - 23
9/16 vs. Lamar W 35 - 28
9/30 vs. Southeastern Louisiana L 20 - 49
10/7 at Nicholls L 10 - 14
10/14 at Sam Houston State L 36 - 40
10/21 vs. Central Arkansas L 17 - 45
10/28 at Houston Baptist W 10 - 7
11/4 vs. Abilene Christian W 26 - 23
11/11 at McNeese L 24 - 44
11/18 vs. Stephen F. Austin 1:00 PT2:00 MT3:00 CT4:00 ET9:00 GMT5:00 北京时间2:00 MST4:00 EST
Southland
  Conference Overall
3 Central Arkansas 8-0 9-1
5 Sam Houston State 7-1 9-1
25 Nicholls State 7-2 8-3
19 McNeese State 6-2 8-2
Southeastern Louisiana 6-3 6-5
Stephen F. Austin 4-4 4-6
Northwestern State 3-5 3-7
Abilene Christian 2-6 2-8
Incarnate Word 1-7 1-10
Lamar 1-7 2-8
Houston Baptist 0-8 1-9
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 3567 (66)
Passing Yards: 2231 (45)
Rushing Yards: 1336 (75)
Points per game: 21.2 (85)
Yards per game: 356.7 (70)
Touchdowns: 25 (82)
Field Goals: 13 (20)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 4520 (111)
Passing Yards: 2673 (109)
Rushing Yards: 1847 (95)
Points per game: 32.5 (103)
Yards per game: 452.0 (111)
Touchdowns: 38 (99)
Field Goals: 9 (67)
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