The 24-team FCS football playoff field is set and New Hampshire is the #1 seed. Villanova is a #6 seed. Richmond and James Madison are also in the field giving the CAA four teams in the playoffs.

Only the Missouri Valley Conference has more teams in the field with five.

UMaine played three of the playoff bounds teams - UNH, Villanova and Richmond. The Bears went 1-2 against those teams.

 

The 2014 championship field consists of 11 automatic qualifiers and 13 at-large qualifiers:

Automatic Qualifiers
• Big Sky Conference – Eastern Washington (10-2)
• Big South Conference – Liberty (8-4)
• Colonial Athletic Association – New Hampshire (10-1)
• Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference – Morgan State (7-5)
• Missouri Valley Football Conference – North Dakota State (11-1)
• Northeast Conference – Sacred Heart (9-2)
• Ohio Valley Conference – Jacksonville State (10-1)
• Patriot League – Fordham (10-2)
• Pioneer Football League – San Diego (9-2)
• Southern Conference – Chattanooga (9-3)
• Southland Conference – Sam Houston State (8-4)

At-Large
• Big Sky Conference – Montana (8-4)
• Big Sky Conference – Montana State (8-4)
• Big South Conference – Coastal Carolina (11-1)
• Colonial Athletic Association – James Madison (9-3)
• Colonial Athletic Association – Richmond (8-4)
• Colonial Athletic Association – Villanova (10-2)
• Missouri Valley Football Conference – Illinois State (10-1)
• Missouri Valley Football Conference – Indiana State (7-5)
• Missouri Valley Football Conference – South Dakota State (8-4)
• Missouri Valley Football Conference – Northern Iowa (8-4)
• Ohio Valley Conference – Eastern Kentucky (9-3)
• Southland Conference – Southeastern Louisiana (9-3)
• Southland Conference – Stephen F. Austin (8-4)