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Week 12 FCS Football Power Rankings

 
Week 12 FCS Football Power Rankings

 

The CSM FCS Power Ranking is a relatively basic power ranking when compared to the highly complex systems that are used by some. However, the overall objective is the same; create a standard, unbiased mechanism to sort the general strength of the 124 teams within the FCS.

Teams are awarded for Wins and Points Scored. Teams are penalized for Losses and Points Allowed. Teams also receive a 'stature' constant, which gives them more of  chance of getting a higher rating. The highest 'stature constants' go to teams in conferences that get automatic bids into the FCS playoffs and generally give the full allotment of 63 scholarships. There's a middle area for conferences who get automatic bids but don't generally give out scholarships. And lastly, there's another level that gets a smaller constant, for non-scholarship/non-automatic conferences. Teams can also receive a bonus for beating FBS schools or a demerit for losing to a Division II school or lower. Teams also have an RPI-style multiplier, that goes into their rating that combines their record, their opponent's record and their opponent's adjusted record with some bonuses and demerits for FBS and/or lower Division opponents.

The Power Ranking will be appearing every week for the rest of the season. Most weeks it should appear either late Sunday night or Monday morning

 
RANKTEAMRATINGWLPrev
1James Madison33.211101
2North Dakota State29.421012
3South Dakota State29.20923
4South Dakota27.55744
5Western Illinois25.98835
6Sam Houston State24.811016
7Central Arkansas24.141018
8Southern Utah24.089212
9Jacksonville State23.6910113
10Furman23.03747
11Richmond22.90659
12Weber State22.829211
13Kennesaw State22.1510128
14Monmouth21.949215
15Stony Brook21.689214
16New Hampshire21.287410
17Samford20.678321
18Northern Iowa20.577418
19Eastern Washington20.417419
20Southeastern Louisiana20.026533
21Illinois State19.996517
22Youngstown State19.986524
23McNeese19.749216
24Montana19.567420
25Sacramento State19.347429
26Wofford19.329222
27Northern Arizona19.237423
28Yale18.829132
29Liberty18.626527
30Elon18.328331
31UC Davis18.325630
32Delaware18.287426
33Mercer17.915625
34Montana State17.895638
35Nicholls17.808334
36Austin Peay17.768437
37Tennessee State17.726536
38North Carolina A&T17.1111042
39Villanova16.605643
40San Diego16.489239
41Maine16.424641
42Colgate16.207440
43Charleston Southern15.786546
44Lehigh15.615645
45Western Carolina15.447535
46Southern Illinois15.004744
47Albany14.624752
48Holy Cross14.244750
49Tennessee-Martin14.176551
50Princeton14.165547
51Northwestern State13.594758
52Duquesne13.417449
53Dartmouth13.228257
54Rhode Island13.143848
55Eastern Kentucky13.034763
56The Citadel13.015653
57Howard12.947455
58Chattanooga12.723861
59Eastern Illinois12.546560
60Towson12.495664
61Idaho State12.484772
62Grambling12.339173
63Columbia12.318259
64Central Connecticut State12.228368
65Drake12.097480
66Southeast Missouri State12.033867
67Stephen F. Austin12.004756
68Alcorn State11.987454
69William & Mary11.852962
70Penn11.526470
71Fordham11.474781
72North Dakota11.423866
73Northern Colorado11.383778
74Campbell11.096579
75Presbyterian11.014776
76Missouri State10.893869
77East Tennessee State10.804765
78Murray State10.733875
79Valparaiso10.696577
80Gardner-Webb10.4611071
81Bucknell10.405674
82Abilene Christian10.282982
83Prairie View A&M10.015583
84Lamar9.992987
85Butler9.666590
86St. Francis9.535684
87Dayton9.485686
88Bethune-Cookman9.417492
89Southern(APR)9.067394
90Tennessee Tech9.0011091
91Sacred Heart8.884785
92North Carolina Central8.447495
93Harvard8.445593
94Jacksonville8.437488
95Cal Poly8.3511089
96Bryant8.346598
97Lafayette8.013897
98Houston Baptist7.75110102
99Hampton7.636599
100Wagner7.3147105
101Incarnate Word7.03110103
102Georgetown6.99110100
103South Carolina State6.753796
104Marist6.3347104
105Cornell6.2337101
106Portland State6.02011106
107Florida A&M(APR)5.4138107
108Morehead State4.7347109
109Indiana State4.67011108
110Savannah State(APR)3.7738113
111Alabama A&M3.6147111
112Stetson3.5129112
113Davidson3.5029110
114Texas Southern3.0728115
115Brown2.1828114
116Robert Morris2.1629116
117Norfolk State1.7947120
118Morgan State(APR)1.78110118
119Alabama State1.6346119
120Virginia Military0.91011121
121Delaware State0.5629117
122Arkansas-Pine Bluff0.3529122
123Mississippi Valley State0.2129123
124Jackson State0.0038124
RANKCONFERENCERATING
1MISSOURI VALLEY19.85
2COLONIAL18.27
3BIG SOUTH16.67
4BIG SKY15.89
5SOUTHERN15.23
6SOUTHLAND15.00
7OHIO VALLEY14.44
8PATRIOT11.75
9IVY LEAGUE10.66
10NORTHEAST8.77
11PIONEER8.62
12MID-EASTERN6.81
13SOUTHWESTERN4.76