On August 31, 2013, McNeese State opened their season at South Florida by defeating the bulls 53-21. It was the largest point total by a Football Championship Subdivision team over a Football Bowl Subdivision team in a victory since the NCAA split Division I football into two divisions in 1978. The 32 point difference was also the greatest margin of victory by a FCS team over a FBS team.
Don Breaux, Washington; Tom Sestak, Buffalo; Leonard Smith, Buffalo; Stephen Starring, New England, Oakland; Buford Jordan, New Orleans; Don Stump, Cleveland; Kavika Pittman, Dallas; Zach Bronson, San Francisco; Kerry Joseph, Seattle; Keith Ortego, Chicago; Flip Johnson, Buffalo; Bryan Hicks, Cincinnati; Richard Ellender Houston (Oilers); Jim Gonsolin, Pittsburg; Luke Lawton, various; BJ Sams, Carolina;
Derrick Battiste, Oakland; Jonathan Mitchell, Birmingham; Brett Martin, San Antonio; Buford Jordan, Portland;