The Maine Black Bears will be the #5 seed in the FCS playoffs. That means a first round bye and a home game on Saturday December 7th against the winner of the Lafayette vs UNH game...Yes, the Bears could be playing New Hampshire again!

Maine's historic first ever home playoff game is set for 2PM Saturday, December 7th at Alfond Stadium

Here's a look at the top-8 seeds and the rest of the 24-team field, plus the playoff schedule...

1. North Dakota St

2. Eastern Illinois

3. Eastern Washington

4. SE Louisiana

5. Maine

6. McNeese St

7. Towson

8. Montana

 

*** 2013 NCAA Division I FCS Playoff Schedule ***
               (Seeds/Records in Parenthesis - All Times Eastern)

                             From The Sports Network

                      First Round - Saturday, November 30th
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 Lafayette (5-6) at New Hampshire (7-4), 12 p.m.

 Furman (7-5) at South Carolina State (9-3), 1 p.m.

 Bethune-Cookman (10-2) at Coastal Carolina (10-2), 1 p.m.

 Sacred Heart (10-2) at Fordham (11-1), 1 p.m.

 Tennessee State (9-3) at Butler (9-3), 1 p.m.

 Southern Utah (8-4) at Sam Houston State (8-4), 3 p.m.

 South Dakota State (8-4) at Northern Arizona (9-2), 8 p.m.

 Samford (8-4) at Jacksonville State (9-3), 8 p.m.

                      Second Round - Saturday, December 7th
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 Sacred Heart/Fordham winner at (7) Towson (10-2), 1 p.m.

 Tennessee State/Butler winner at (2) Eastern Illinois (11-1), 2 p.m.

 Lafayette/New Hampshire winner at (5) Maine (10-2), 2 p.m.

 Bethune-Cookman/Coastal Carolina winner at (8) Montana (10-2), 2 p.m.

 Furman/South Carolina State winner at (1) North Dakota State (11-0), 3:30 p.m.

 South Dakota St/Northern Ariz winner at (3) Eastern Washington (10-2), 4 p.m.

 Samford/Jacksonville State winner at (6) McNeese State (10-2), 7 p.m.

 Southern Utah/Sam Houston State winner at (4) SE Louisiana (10-2), 8 p.m.