UMaine football waits...Will it be New Hampshire or will it be Lafayette? A CAA re-match with the Cats or Patriot League matchup with the Leopards? Welcome to bye week in the FCS playoffs.

Maine knows one thing. It will be a historic day on Saturday December 7th at 2PM when one of those two teams comes to Alfond Stadium for a first ever home playoff game.

As Lafayette and UNH prepare for a Saturday noontime start, check out the video on both teams and a look at the FCS playoff schedule.

 

 

 

2013 NCAA DIVISION I FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP

(Campus sites until the final)

(All times ET)

FIRST ROUND

Saturday, Nov. 30

Lafayette (5-6) at New Hampshire (7-4), noon (ESPN3)

Furman (7-5) at South Carolina State (9-3), 1 p.m. (ESPN3)

Bethune-Cookman (10-2) at Coastal Carolina (10-2), 1 p.m. (ESPN3)

Sacred Heart (10-2) at Fordham (11-1), 1 p.m. (ESPN3)

Tennessee State (9-3) at Butler (9-3), 1 p.m. (ESPN3)

Southern Utah (8-4) at Sam Houston State (8-4), 3 p.m. (ESPN3)

South Dakota State (8-4) at Northern Arizona (9-2), 8 p.m. (ESPN3)

Samford (8-4) at Jacksonville State (9-3), 8 p.m. (ESPN3)

SECOND ROUND

Saturday, Dec. 7

Sacred Heart/Fordham winner at No. 7 Towson (10-2), 1 p.m. (ESPN3)

Tennessee State/Butler winner at No. 2 Eastern Illinois (11-1), 2 p.m. (ESPN3)

Bethune-Cookman/Coastal Carolina winner at No. 8 Montana (10-2), 2 p.m. (ESPN3)

Lafayette/New Hampshire winner at No. 5 Maine (10-2), 2 p.m. (ESPN3)

Furman/South Carolina State winner at No. 1 North Dakota State (11-0), 3:30 p.m. (ESPN3)

South Dakota State/Northern Arizona winner at No. 3 Eastern Washington (10-2), 4 p.m. (ESPN3)

Samford/Jacksonville State winner at No. 6 McNeese State (10-2), 7 p.m. (ESPN3)

Southern Utah/Sam Houston State winner at No. 4 Southeastern Louisiana (10-2), 8 p.m. (ESPN3)

QUARTERFINALS

Friday, Dec. 13 and Saturday, Dec. 14

SEMIFINALS

Friday, Dec. 20 and Saturday, Dec. 21

NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

Saturday, Jan. 4

Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas, 2 p.m.