When: Saturday, Nov. 25, 5 p.m. ET
Where: Cedar Falls, Iowa
Monmouth earned an FCS Playoff bid as the second team out of the Big South Conference, joining conference champ Kennesaw State. Monmouth went 4-1 in conference play with its lone loss to Kennesaw.
QB COMPARISON: Kenji Bahar vs. Eli Dunne (stat comparison)
RB COMPARISON: Pete Guerriero vs. Marcus Weymiller (stat comparison)
WR COMPARISON: Reggie White Jr. vs. Daurice Fountain (stat comparison)
TOP DEFENSIVE PLAYER: Mike Basile vs. Jared Farley (stat comparison)
QUICK HIT: These two teams combined for 6 losses on the season, 5 coming to FCS playoff teams (Kennesaw, NDSU, WIU, Southern Utah) or FBS squads (Iowa State).
Round 2 game: Saturday, Dec. 2, 3 p.m. ET