Big Ten to stop playing FCS football teams

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Big Ten officials have agreed to stop scheduling FCS football teams (Football Championship Series) for nonconference college football games. The change is expected to take effect before the 2016 season with a number of FCS football games already scheduled through the 2014-15 seasons.

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Appalachian State Returning to Face Michigan Wolverines in 2014 Opener

The Michigan Wolverines football program will open the 2014 season with another match-up against Appalachian State at Michigan Stadium on Aug. 30. You remember the first meeting- the 2007 season opener?

When the defending FCS champion Mountaineers stunned the Wolverines, 34-32, as ASU blocked a field goal attempt that could have won the game for Michigan at the end of regulation. It was the first-ever game broadcast by the Big Ten Network, and truly an upset for the ages, and that final play was one of the most oft-replayed highlights of that football season.

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