Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Three FCS conferences set records for
total attendance this past season in helping NCAA football programs to surpass
50 million fans for the first time.
The Big Sky Conference, Missouri Valley Football Conference and Pioneer
Football League joined the Atlantic Coast Conference, Big Ten, Pac-12 and
Southeastern Conference from the FBS level in setting records for total
The NCAA said its 657 schools with football programs drew 50,291,275 fans to
all games, including 6,238,740 on the FCS level.
The total attendance for the 23 FCS playoff games was 184,279, or an average of
8,012 per game.
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