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What does FBS stand for?

FBS stands for Football Bowl Subdivision (formerly NCAA Division 1-A)

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From 1997 through 2010, 117 Football Bowl Subdivision universities we used to call them Division I-A teams--gave the axe to coaches on 150 different occasions for performance reasons.
While Price has spent the past 25 years as one of college football's top coaches -- he currently ranks 10th on the active wins list for the Football Bowl Subdivision -- Mendenhall has gone from obscurity to the keeper of the keys of one of the country's top programs.
There are now four black head football coaches for all 120 NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision schools (formerly Division I), down from six at the 2008 season open and eight in 1997--the highest number it's been in history, notes a recent study by The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport, a research firm at the University of Florida.