Sept 15 2012; Miami Gardens, FL, USA; Bethune Cookman Wildcats running back Isidore Jackson (2) celebrates his touchdown run against the Miami Hurricanes in the first quarter at Sun Life Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Robert Mayer-US PRESSWIRE

2012 FCS Playoff Bracketology: Week 12

With only one more week remaining in the FCS regular season, there’s still plenty to be decided as teams across the country are making their final push for the playoffs.  Pending change, here’s how the bracket is currently shaping up:

Also, here are five games with the biggest playoff implications just before FCS “selection Sunday”:

  • #19 Towson @ #7 New Hampshire
  • #1 North Dakota State @ #11 Illinois State
  • #24 Eastern Illinois @ #10 Central Arkansas
  • #17 Cal Poly @ #15 Northern Arizona
  • #4 Old Dominion @ #13 James Madison

 

Automatic-Bids:

Big Sky: #5 Eastern Washington

Big South: #12 Stony Brook

Colonial: #7 New Hampshire

Mid-Eastern: #24 Bethune-Cookman

Missouri Valley: #1 North Dakota State

Northeastern: Wagner

Ohio Valley: #24 Eastern Illinois

Patriot: Colgate

Southern: #6 Georgia Southern

Southland: #10 Central Arkansas

 

At-Large Bids:

Big Sky: #2 Montana State, #15 Northern Arizona

Colonial: #13 James Madison, #4 Old Dominion,  #20 Richmond

Missouri Valley: #11 Illinois State

Patriot: #14 Lehigh

Southern: #8 Appalachian State, #9 Wofford

Southland: #3 Sam Houston State

 

Last Four Out: #17 Cal Poly, #18 Indiana State, #21 South Dakota State, #16 Villanova

 

The Field:
(*  = home field advantage) 

*#1 North Dakota State
Northern Arizona/Eastern Illinois

*Appalachian State
James Madison

*#5 Eastern Washington
Illinois State

*#4 Sam Houston State
Lehigh/Wagner

*#3 Old Dominion
Stony Brook/Colgate

*New Hampshire
Wofford

*Georgia Southern
Central Arkansas

*#2 Montana State
Richmond/Bethune-Cookman

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