Week 2 FCS Football Top 25 Rankings

1North Dakota State Logo North Dakota StateBison put a beating on NCA&T, 43-3 - marking their checks as insufficient funds. Now, their FBS road trip to Arizona.1
2South Dakota State LogoSouth Dakota StateJackrabbits won a slobberknocker over UC-Davis. Nothing easy so far, but a home date with Butler should be a bit easier than they've seen.2
3Montana LogoMontanaGriz jumped on South Dakota, then cruised to easy 24-7 win. Now they go to the road at Indiana State. Can they avoid the road let down?3
4Montana State LogoMontana StateBobcats did no better vs. Morehead State than Mercer did, winning exactly 63-13. Hit the road to face FBS Oregon State this week.4
5#20 Incarnate Word FCS Football 2022 PreviewIncarnate Word Cardinals beat FBS Nevada, 55-41. Might be the most impressive FCS team so far, averaging almost 60 ppg! Go to Prairie View A&M next.9
6Delaware LogoDelawareHens beat Delaware State comfortably, might have let down a little after beating Navy. Maybe looking ahead to this roadie to "Little Rhodie?"7
7Missouri State LogoMissouri StateBears won a tough Thursday nighter against UT-Martin, exorcising last year's playoff loss. Now a short trip to FBS Arkansas.5
8Weber StateWildcats completely dominated FBS Utah State, 35-7. The Big Sky better be on notice. As for Utah Tech, they have the displeasure of being next.18
9#11 Sacramento State FCS Football 2022 PreviewSacramento StateHornets had an early season bye after beat Utah Tech. They travel to MVFC country to play Northern Iowa, who is going to be desparate to win.8
10Villanova LogoVillanovaWildcats beat Long Island, 38-21, but it was never really in question. They play their "money" game this week at FBS Army.6
11#13 Chattanooga FCS Football 2022 PreviewChattanoogaThe Mocs needed a big second half to put Eastern Illinois away, but they still won. A home game with next door neighbor, North Alabama, is next.11
12William & MaryTribe's post-FBS win at Charlotte results in a solid 37-21 win over Campbell. They'll finish their non-con schedule at Lafayette next week.12
13Jackson StateTigers defense has been very good and held up against Tennessee State. After two Classic showcases, they'll come home to play Grambling State.13
14#22 Holy Cross FCS Football 2022 PreviewHoly CrossA little divine intervention helped the Crusaders beat FBS Buffalo with a late score. A home game with Yale comes next.22
15Jacksonville State
Gamecocks had little issue, dispatching Murray State, 34-3. Next week they'll play a team with more than 63 scholarships; at FBS Tulsa.16
16UT Martin LogoUT Martin Skyhawks weren't as successful against Missouri State as they were with Western Illinois. The coming FBS roadie to Boise State may be even tougher.15
17Mercer LogoMercerThe Bears had this week off after get beaten by FBS Auburn last week. They'll open SoCon action at home next week with The Citadel.20
18Rhode Island
Rams followed up their CAA opening win with a non-conference win over Bryant. Now they get a big home date with highly ranked Delaware.23
19Eastern Washington LogoEastern WashingtonEagles were slapped around by FBS Oregon, not a total surprise. They're going to get this week to lick some wounds and prep for Montana State.14
20UC DavisAggies get the rare bump from a loss. They were a couple missed PATs from forcing overtime at SDSU. Home game with San Diego should be easier.NR
21SamfordBulldogs big win against Kennesaw State was rewarded with a 33-0 roasting by FBS Georgia Bulldogs. Road game at Tennesse Tech will be easier.21
22New HampshireWildcats move to 2-0 overall and in CAA after beating Albany. They'll host North Carolina Central next week.NR
23DartmouthBig Green jump into the rankings without playing a game. Can they meet expectations? First game comes next week at home vs. Valparaiso.NR
24Eastern KentuckyEKU almost beat FBS Eastern Michigan last week. Took 7 overtimes, but got it done vs. FBS Bowling Green. Home vs. Charleston Southern next.NR
25North DakotaFighting Hawks held off UNI and extended home opener win streak to 36 years! They go to Northern Arizona next, who has a tough home reputation also.NR



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