Week 10 FCS Football Top 25 Rankings

1South Dakota State LogoSouth Dakota StateJackrabbits needed an untimed field goal to avoid overtime at Northern Iowa. Finish the regular season at home with Illinois State next.1
2#11 Sacramento State FCS Football 2022 PreviewSacramento StateHornets stay undefeated, winning at Weber State, 33-30. Go to Portland State next. A national seed appears to be a virtual lock at this point.2
3Montana State LogoMontana StateBobcats took their "tricky" trip to Northern Arizona and "treated" themselves to a tough win. They go to Cal Poly before ending with TBOTW.3
4North Dakota State LogoNorth Dakota StateBison annihilated Western Illinois as expected. Travel to Southern Illinois next, not knowing whether they'll get Jekyll or Hyde Salukis.4
5#22 Holy Cross FCS Football 2022 PreviewHoly CrossCrusaders locked up the Patriot automatic by beating Lehigh. They'll patake in some non-con action, at home, with Bryant this week.6
6#20 Incarnate Word FCS Football 2022 PreviewIncarnate WordCardinals put up video game numbers against Houston Christian, 73-20. They'll get this week off before finishing at Northwestern State.7
7SamfordBulldogs had to come from behind to beat VMI, but made it comfortable in the 4th. Road game at Chattanooga has SoCon and national implications.8
8William & MaryTribe have won a lot of big games in 2022, but struggled at Hampton. A win is a win at this point. Home finale comes this week with Villanova's visit.9
9Weber StateWildcats lost a close one to Sacramento State. They stay home for Idaho State next. Winning out would probably net them a national seed.5
10IdahoVandals helped continue Eastern Washington's woes. A tough home finale coming with UC-Davis, who's fighting for a potential playoff bid themselves.10
11FurmanPaladins had this week off after the big Chattanooga win. Another huge SoCon/national game this week as they travel to Mercer.11
12#13 Chattanooga FCS Football 2022 PreviewChattanoogaMocs cruised to a safe victory over The Citadel. Might have been sneaking a look-ahead to this week's home game with Samford.13
13Jackson StateTigers took down Texas Southern, 41-14. A perfect season is now within reach. Home finale comes this week with Alabama A&M.12
14Mercer LogoMercerBears had the week off to prepare for Furman, just like they did. Can't express enough how important these games are.14
15Rhode Island
Rams needed a win over Maine. It was a battle, but they were successful. The coming roadie to New Hampshire might be a playoff eliminator.16
16RichmondSpiders took an important victory at New Hampshire, pushing themselves into 1st place in the CAA. Game at Delaware probably gives the winner a bid.17
17FordhamRams didn't score until the 2nd quarter at Bucknell, then exploded for a 59-17 win. They get Lafayette at home next, who only give up 20 ppg. Challenge.18
Phoenix came home and whipped Albany, 27-3. They finish the regular season this week at Hampton. A win locks in an at-large.19
19Delaware LogoDelawareBlue Hens needed a big win vs. Monmouth and 49-17 qualifies. Host Richmond next in a playoff clincher for the winner. A loss now could be damning.20
20Eastern KentuckyColonels knocked Central Arkansas from unbeaten status in the ASUN. If they can win at Jacksonville State, a playoff bid is definitely in reach.22
21Southeast MissouriRedhawks bounced back with a 42-0 blanking of Tennessee State. Ohio Valley autobid business trip to Eastern Illinois is next.21
22PrincetonTigers jumped out early on Dartmouth and held on late. An undefeated season is in reach, but this final road game at Yale should be a test.23
23North DakotaFightin' Hawks went to Indiana State and took care of business, thoroughly. Need to do the same at home with South Dakota this week.25
24MontanaGrizzlies ended their three game losing streak by crushing Cal Poly. Home with Eastern Washington next. Winning out may still be needed for playoffs.NR
25Southeastern LouisianaLions didn't win quite as easily as one would have thought at Lamar. Still a win. Home date with Northwestern State puts the SLC auto in reach.NR



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