Week 3 FCS Football Top 25 Rankings

1North Dakota State Logo North Dakota StateBison lose to FBS Arizona, 31-28, but continue to hold the top spot. Valley plays starts next week at South Dakota.1
2Montana LogoMontanaGrizzlies were not sweating their road trip to Indiana State, winning 49-14. They return home to open the Big Sky season vs. Portland State.3
3South Dakota State LogoSouth Dakota StateJackrabbits finally got an easier opponent and won accordingly vs. Butler. Tough MVFC opener at Missouri State next week.2
4#20 Incarnate Word FCS Football 2022 PreviewIncarnate Word Cardinals stay in-state at PV A&M and win 31-14. This week's road game to Southeastern Louisiana may be the Southland game of the year.5
5Montana State LogoMontana StateBobcats are dealing with injuries and FBS Oregon State showed no mercy, 68-28. Very important Big Sky road opener at Eastern Washington next.4
6Delaware LogoDelawareHens traveled to Rhode Island and roughed up the Rams, 42-21. They come home to play undefeated Hampton. Someone's taking a loss.6
7Weber StateWildcats continue their dominating ways, crushing Utah Tech, 44-14. A road game to UC-Davis figures to be more of a battle.8
8Missouri State LogoMissouri StateBears led much of their game at FBS Arkansas, but eventually wore out. MVFC play from now on. Home date with South Dakota State first.7
9#11 Sacramento State FCS Football 2022 PreviewSacramento StateHornets went to Northern Iowa and made the Panthers look timid. This team is locked in right now. Finish non-con next week at FBS Colorado State.9
10William & MaryTribe traveled to Lafayette, no problems, a 34-7 win. CAA play comes with a visit from Elon first.12
11#13 Chattanooga FCS Football 2022 PreviewChattanoogaThe Mocs had no serious problems defeating North Alabama. Their final non-con comes this week at FBS Illinois.11
12Jackson StateTigers look like nobody is stopping them this year now. They crush Grambling State, 66-24 and look to do the same to Mississippi Valley State next.13
13Villanova LogoVillanovaWildcats took a beating by previously winless FBS Army, 49-10. They get to come back home, opening CAA play with Monmouth.10
14#22 Holy Cross FCS Football 2022 PreviewHoly CrossCrusaders welcomed Yale to 2022 by beating them, 38-14. Starting Patriot League action next week at Colgate.14
15Mercer LogoMercer
The Bears took their extra rest and parlayed that into a 17-0 shutout of The Citadel. The last non-conference game is a roadie to Gardner-Webb.17
16UT Martin LogoUT Martin Skyhawks had no answers for FBS Boise State, no fault in that. They get the honor of welcoming Lindenwood in their first OVC game ever.16
17SamfordBulldogs needed a total effort to finally take care of Tennessee Tech. Home game with high-scoring Western Carolina comes next.21
18Eastern Washington LogoEastern Washington
Eagles had the week off. They get ready to go into one of the toughest four game stretches now. They start with Montana State at home.19
19UC DavisAggies with a lopsided win over San Diego, 43-13. Business picks up again next week when Weber State comes calling.20
20North DakotaFighting Hawks scored a late touchdown to win a tough road game at Northern Arizona. Huge conference opener at Southern Illinois next.25
21Eastern KentuckyColonels put Charleston Southern away in the 3rd quarter. Conference road opener at Austin Peay this coming weekend.24
22Austin PeayGovernors have won three consecutive relative cupcake games. Come home next week, but Eastern Kentucky wear helmets not frosting.NR
23Southeastern LouisianaLions welcomed CCSU and utterly destroyed them, 70-6. They get UIW at home this week, which may ultimately decide the Southland auto in 2022.NR
24North Carolina CentralEagles went to formerly-ranked New Hampshire and left with a 45-27 victory. The coming home game with sub-FCS Virginia-Lynchburg should be a win.NR
25Southeast MissouriRedhawks have righted the ship after season opening loss to FBS Iowa State. A second straight home game awaits with Central Arkansas.NR



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