Austin Peay football is in the FCS playoffs. See the full bracket, schedule

Austin Peay football is in the FCS playoffs for the second time in program history.

The Governors (9-2) will host Chattanooga (7-4) on Saturday (2 p.m. CT, ESPN+) at Fortera Stadium in their first-round game. Should they win, they'd be on the road at No. 7 seed Furman (9-2) on Dec. 2.

All first- and second-round games will be streamed on ESPN+. The quarterfinals and semifinals will air on ESPN and ESPN+. The FCS Championship Game will take place Jan. 7 at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas.

Here's the full schedule and bracket.

First round (Nov. 25)

All times CT

Gardner-Webb (7-4) at Mercer (8-3), 2 p.m.

Duquesne (7-4) at Youngstown State (7-4), 4 p.m.

North Carolina Central (9-2) at Richmond (8-3), 1 p.m.

Nicholls (6-4) at Southern Illinois (7-4), 1 p.m.

Sacramento State (7-4) at North Dakota (7-4), noon

Drake (8-3) at North Dakota State (8-3), 2:30

Chattanooga (7-4) at Austin Peay (9-2), 2 p.m.

Lafayette (9-2) at Delaware (8-3), 1 p.m.

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Second round (Dec. 2)

Gardner-Webb/Mercer at No. 1 South Dakota State (11-0), 1 p.m.

Duquesne/Youngstown State at No. 8 Villanova (9-2), 11 a.m.

NC Central/Richmond at No. 5 Albany (9-3), 11 a.m.

Nicholls/Southern Illinois at No. 4 Idaho (8-3), 8 p.m.

Sacramento State/North Dakota at No. 3 South Dakota (9-2), 1 p.m.

Drake/NDSU at No. 6 Montana State (8-3), 2 p.m.

Chattanooga/Austin Peay at No. 7 Furman (9-2), 1 p.m.

Lafayette/Delaware at No. 2 Montana (10-1), 8 p.m.

Quarterfinals (Dec. 8-9)

Villanova/Duquesne/Youngstown State vs. South Dakota/Gardner-Webb/Mercer

Albany/NC Central/Richmond vs. Idaho/Nicholls/Southern Illinois

South Dakota/Sacramento State/North Dakota vs. Montana State/Drake/NDSU

Furman/Chattanooga/Austin Peay at Montana/Lafayette/Delaware

Semifinals (Dec. 16-17)



NCAA Division I FCS Football Championship (Jan. 6)


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