Football Bowl Subdivision newcomer James Madison gets bowl slot

Posted on AllSides November 26th, 2023
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MINNEAPOLIS — Football Bowl Subdivision newcomers James Madison and Jacksonville State along with five-win Minnesota are bound for bowls because of a shortage of eligible teams. Those three teams round out the 82 available spots because only 79 teams achieved the six wins necessary for bowl eligibility. James Madison (11-1) and Jacksonville State (8-4) are still transitioning to full FBS status and would not be eligible if there were enough six-win teams. James Madison, after having two appeals of bowl eligibility rules rejected by the NCAA, had threatened legal action...

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