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Iowa Adhering To Big Ten Request On FCS Teams; Could Keep Northern Iowa Game
Published May 10, 2013
FINANCIAL LIFELINE FOR SMALL SCHOOLS: ESPN’s Mark May said games against FCS schools should not be eliminated and that each FBS school "should be allowed to play one FCS school" per year, but no more than one. ESPN’s Andre Ware said FCS schools financially benefit more than the FBS schools from these matchups, as they "run part of their football budget on these types of games and scheduling." May said, “Monetarily for the smaller schools, it's a huge pay day. ... They make more in that one big game against an Alabama or an Arkansas than they do for the rest of the season” (“College Football Live,” ESPN, 5/9).