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UNI to play Eastern Washington in FCS playoffs

Northern Iowa head coach Mark Farley waits for his team to enter the field for an NCAA college...
Northern Iowa head coach Mark Farley waits for his team to enter the field for an NCAA college football game against Iowa State, Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021, in Ames, Iowa. Iowa State won 16-10. (AP Photo/Matthew Putney)(Matthew Putney | AP)
Published: Nov. 21, 2021 at 6:53 PM CST
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CEDAR FALLS Iowa (KCRG) - Following a dominating 41-3 victory over Western Illinois, the Northern Iowa football team is playoff bound.

The 6-5 Panthers will take on No. 5 Eastern Washington on the road in the opening round. Kickoff is set for 3 P.M., Saturday, November 27.

This marks UNI’s 22nd appearance in the FCS championships and will marks the fourth time the Panthers will play EWU in the postseason. Head Coach Mark Farley is 2-1 against Eastern Washington.

The Panthers are one of six Missouri Valley teams to reach the FCS playoffs.

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