INDIANAPOLIS —The field of 24 teams competing for the 2022 NCAA Division I Football Championship was announced today by the NCAA Division I Football Championship Committee.
South Dakota State (10-1), winners of the Missouri Valley Football Conference, earned the top seed in their 11th consecutive appearance in the championship. The Jackrabbits went undefeated against FCS competition defeating all 10 opponents on their schedule.
MORE: Click or tap here for the full 2022 FCS playoff selections release
Sacramento State (11-0) is the number two seed earning the automatic qualifying berth from the Big Sky Conference. The Hornets are making their third overall appearance after going undefeated in their conference for the second year in a row.
|Big Sky||Sacramento St.|
|Colonial||William & Mary|
|Missouri Valley||South Dakota St.|
|Northeast||Saint Francis (PA)|
|Ohio Valley||Southeast Mo. St.|
|Montana St.||Big Sky||10-1|
|North Dakota St.||MVFC||9-2|
|Weber St.||Big Sky||9-2|
Television schedules and game times for all rounds of the 2022 championship will be updated at www.NCAA.com/fcs. All rounds of the FCS playoffs can be seen on ESPN’s family of networks with first-round games taking place Saturday, November 26 and concluding with the national championship game at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas, Sunday, January 8 at 2 p.m. (ET) on ABC.
BRACKET: Click or tap here to see the full 2022 FCS playoff bracket