The Montana Grizzlies host the Northern Iowa Panthers in the quarterfinals of the FCS playoffs. Yes, playoffs: where teams battle it out on the field and advance towards the ultimate goal of winning a championship. It's a novel concept the FCS has embraced, and Friday the action picks back up with the first matchup in a weekend with plenty of action.
Montana advanced to the quarterfinals with a convincing win over Central Arkansas. The Grizzlies are the No. 4 seed in the FCS playoffs bracket. UNI, seeded fifth in the tournament, beat Wofford last weekend to setup the matchup with the Grizzlies this week. The full bracket can be found here.
Here's the information for Friday night's matchup.
Game Time: 8:05 p.m. Eastern
Location: Washington-Grizzly Stadium in Missoula, Montana
TV Coverage: ESPN and ESPN3
Friday's game is the first game of the round, with the rest of the quarterfinal matchups to be played on Saturday. Check out the full television schedule of this weekend's games.