NCAA Football FCS Ratings

Updated
RankOverallChangeSOS
(Rank)
Standard
(Rank)
Inference
(Rank)
Vegas
(Rank)
1. Sacramento State Hornets (12-0)2.0389--1.3222 (30)2.2839 (3)2.2839 (3)0.6745 (3)
2. South Dakota State Jackrabbits (11-1)1.6563+2-0.9616 (19)2.3320 (2)2.3320 (2)1.1852 (2)
3. Holy Cross Crusaders (12-0)1.3958--2.2418 (96)2.1568 (4)2.1568 (4)-0.1927 (14)
4. Samford Bulldogs (11-1)1.3810-2-1.0169 (21)2.4232 (1)2.4232 (1)-0.7153 (26)
5. Montana State Bobcats (11-1)1.3583+1-1.6711 (53)1.6609 (6)1.6609 (6)0.1870 (7)
6. Jackson State Tigers (12-0)1.2382-1-2.6178 (110)1.9816 (5)1.9816 (5)-0.1278 (12)
7. North Dakota State Bison (10-2)1.2185+1-1.1855 (27)1.5323 (7)1.5323 (7)1.3990 (1)
8. Weber State Wildcats (10-3)0.9471-1-0.8252 (11)1.2064 (10)1.2064 (10)0.4161 (5)
9. William & Mary Tribe (11-1)0.5352+1-1.5343 (45)1.2777 (9)1.2777 (9)-0.3095 (15)
10. Incarnate Word Cardinals (11-1)0.5314+1-2.4625 (104)1.1830 (11)1.1830 (11)0.0965 (9)
11. Furman Paladins (10-3)0.3313-2-0.8836 (15)1.3614 (8)1.3614 (8)-0.8587 (28)
12. UC Davis Aggies (6-5)-0.0889+3-0.8634 (12)0.1386 (16)0.1386 (16)-0.3204 (16)
13. Mercer Bears (7-4)-0.1522-1-1.4480 (39)0.2121 (15)0.2121 (15)-0.0829 (11)
14. Montana Grizzlies (8-5)-0.1590+2-1.1688 (26)-0.4446 (22)-0.4446 (22)0.5723 (4)
15. Chattanooga Mocs (7-4)-0.1607-2-1.4599 (41)0.5406 (13)0.5406 (13)-0.1475 (13)
16. Northern Iowa Panthers (6-5)-0.1700+1-0.8707 (13)0.1338 (17)0.1338 (17)0.0043 (10)
17. Princeton Tigers (8-2)-0.1722-3-2.4550 (103)0.8035 (12)0.8035 (12)-0.5577 (20)
18. Richmond Spiders (9-4)-0.3021--1.3690 (35)-0.3066 (20)-0.3066 (20)-0.4641 (19)
19. Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens (8-5)-0.3581--1.2512 (29)-0.1562 (18)-0.1562 (18)-0.3267 (17)
20. Elon Phoenix (8-4)-0.3823--0.9149 (16)-0.2934 (19)-0.2934 (19)-0.8610 (29)
21. Yale Bulldogs (8-2)-0.3860--1.7072 (57)0.2597 (14)0.2597 (14)-1.2603 (41)
22. Southern Illinois Salukis (5-6)-0.4365--0.7140 (9)-0.5027 (24)-0.5027 (24)0.1958 (6)
23. North Dakota Fighting Hawks (7-5)-0.4591--0.4174 (4)-0.6196 (26)-0.6196 (26)-0.4237 (18)
24. Jacksonville State Gamecocks (9-2)-0.5349--1.9364 (72)-0.5344 (25)-0.5344 (25)-0.7002 (25)
25. Youngstown State Penguins (7-4)-0.6424--1.3280 (31)-0.4779 (23)-0.4779 (23)-0.6914 (24)
26. Idaho Vandals (7-5)-0.7413--1.1861 (28)-0.8508 (29)-0.8508 (29)-0.6422 (22)
27. Southeastern Louisiana Lions (9-4)-0.8307+3-1.9124 (69)-0.8657 (31)-0.8657 (31)-0.9725 (33)
28. Harvard Crimson (6-4)-0.8551-1-1.5236 (44)-0.3431 (21)-0.3431 (21)-1.1025 (37)
29. Florida A&M Rattlers (8-2)-0.8843-1-2.3314 (99)-0.6864 (27)-0.6864 (27)-1.9175 (56)
30. Missouri State Bears (5-6)-0.9081+3-0.8179 (10)-1.6086 (43)-1.6086 (43)0.1497 (8)
31. Rhode Island Rams (7-4)-0.9154-2-1.4080 (36)-1.0600 (36)-1.0600 (36)-0.9718 (32)
32. SE Missouri State Redhawks (9-3)-0.9236-1-1.9575 (75)-0.9132 (32)-0.9132 (32)-0.9789 (34)
33. Illinois State Redbirds (6-5)-0.9585+2-1.1578 (25)-0.8568 (30)-0.8568 (30)-0.9843 (35)
34. New Hampshire Wildcats (9-4)-0.9919--1.3660 (34)-1.0919 (37)-1.0919 (37)-1.4137 (47)
35. Gardner Webb Runnin' Bulldogs (7-6)-1.0117-3-1.0162 (20)-0.9438 (33)-0.9438 (33)-1.3446 (43)
36. Eastern Kentucky Colonels (7-5)-1.0817--1.4659 (43)-1.2513 (39)-1.2513 (39)-1.0221 (36)
37. Penn Quakers (8-2)-1.1547--2.1294 (89)-0.9968 (34)-0.9968 (34)-1.6405 (52)
38. Fordham Rams (9-3)-1.2027--2.5464 (107)-1.3578 (40)-1.3578 (40)-1.1459 (38)
39. Austin Peay Governors (7-4)-1.2212--1.9879 (77)-1.9333 (48)-1.9333 (48)-0.6624 (23)
40. Abilene Christian Wildcats (7-4)-1.2771--1.8802 (68)-1.0526 (35)-1.0526 (35)-1.4002 (45)
41. South Dakota Coyotes (3-8)-1.4205+1-0.0490 (1)-2.0713 (53)-2.0713 (53)-0.7724 (27)
42. Campbell Fighting Camels (5-6)-1.4819-1-1.7070 (56)-0.8013 (28)-0.8013 (28)-1.6162 (51)
43. Sam Houston State Bearkats (5-4)-1.4915--1.9366 (73)-1.9687 (52)-1.9687 (52)-0.9063 (30)
44. Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks (7-4)-1.5038--1.9297 (71)-2.3077 (60)-2.3077 (60)-0.6233 (21)
45. Central Arkansas Bears (5-6)-1.5047--1.4528 (40)-1.5630 (41)-1.5630 (41)-1.3972 (44)
46. Villanova Wildcats (6-5)-1.5942--1.8132 (61)-2.3066 (59)-2.3066 (59)-0.9455 (31)
47. St. Francis Red Flash (9-3)-1.6161--3.0016 (117)-1.6168 (44)-1.6168 (44)-1.6621 (53)
48. Western Carolina Catamounts (6-5)-1.6482--1.7275 (58)-1.9485 (50)-1.9485 (50)-1.5939 (50)
49. North Carolina Central Eagles (8-2)-1.7571+1-2.8922 (115)-1.2002 (38)-1.2002 (38)-2.5015 (71)
50. Columbia Lions (6-4)-1.7597-1-2.4802 (105)-1.6441 (45)-1.6441 (45)-2.0549 (58)
51. Towson Tigers (6-5)-1.7908--1.5965 (47)-1.6676 (46)-1.6676 (46)-2.5546 (72)
52. Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks (6-5)-1.8224+1-1.7853 (59)-2.5315 (65)-2.5315 (65)-1.3237 (42)
53. Kennesaw State Owls (5-6)-1.8662+2-1.3383 (33)-2.5219 (64)-2.5219 (64)-1.4312 (48)
54. North Carolina A&T Aggies (6-4)-1.8708-2-2.0229 (79)-1.9549 (51)-1.9549 (51)-2.0674 (59)
55. Monmouth Hawks (5-6)-1.8989-1-2.1559 (91)-2.3712 (61)-2.3712 (61)-1.1523 (39)
56. Southern University Jaguars (7-5)-1.9436--1.4470 (38)-1.9337 (49)-1.9337 (49)-2.2512 (62)
57. Southern Utah Thunderbirds (5-6)-2.0080--2.0647 (84)-1.5713 (42)-1.5713 (42)-2.3355 (63)
58. Dartmouth Big Green (3-7)-2.0568--1.8772 (67)-2.2958 (58)-2.2958 (58)-1.4992 (49)
59. Eastern Washington Eagles (3-8)-2.1462--0.1734 (2)-2.9456 (72)-2.9456 (72)-1.4003 (46)
60. Wofford Terriers (3-8)-2.2762--0.9380 (17)-2.0732 (54)-2.0732 (54)-2.6103 (74)
61. Utah Tech Trailblazers (4-7)-2.2846+2-0.6966 (8)-2.1147 (55)-2.1147 (55)-2.8831 (86)
62. The Citadel Bulldogs (3-7)-2.2969-1-0.8713 (14)-2.1203 (56)-2.1203 (56)-2.7290 (80)
63. Portland State Vikings (4-7)-2.3038+1-0.4712 (5)-3.0705 (74)-3.0705 (74)-1.7991 (55)
64. ETSU Buccaneers (3-8)-2.3236-2-1.0610 (23)-2.5677 (66)-2.5677 (66)-1.1976 (40)
65. Northern Arizona Lumberjacks (3-8)-2.3692+1-1.1205 (24)-3.0326 (73)-3.0326 (73)-1.7796 (54)
66. Texas Southern Tigers (5-6)-2.3784-1-1.6614 (50)-1.7987 (47)-1.7987 (47)-3.0843 (95)
67. St. Thomas Tommies (10-1)-2.4835--4.3991 (128)-2.2904 (57)-2.2904 (57)-2.9151 (87)
68. Albany Great Danes (3-8)-2.5107--1.6697 (52)-2.5800 (67)-2.5800 (67)-2.0867 (60)
69. Prairie View A&M Panthers (6-5)-2.5123--2.7734 (113)-3.1686 (76)-3.1686 (76)-1.9249 (57)
70. Cornell Big Red (5-5)-2.6019--2.0046 (78)-2.8127 (70)-2.8127 (70)-3.0570 (94)
71. Tarleton State Texans (6-5)-2.6448--2.1226 (88)-3.1272 (75)-3.1272 (75)-2.4189 (69)
72. Bryant Bulldogs (4-7)-2.6958--2.0365 (80)-2.7346 (69)-2.7346 (69)-2.6073 (73)
73. Alabama State Hornets (6-5)-2.7557+2-1.9673 (76)-2.8825 (71)-2.8825 (71)-3.0124 (93)
74. Merrimack Warriors (8-3)-2.7822-1-2.8847 (114)-3.1850 (77)-3.1850 (77)-2.9776 (90)
75. Davidson Wildcats (8-4)-2.7894-1-4.0143 (125)-2.4909 (63)-2.4909 (63)-2.4035 (67)
76. Howard Bison (5-6)-2.8241--2.5672 (108)-2.4817 (62)-2.4817 (62)-3.2306 (98)
77. Indiana State Sycamores  (2-9)-2.8311+2-0.5954 (6)-3.2515 (78)-3.2515 (78)-2.0952 (61)
78. Tennessee State Tigers (5-6)-2.8582--2.1712 (92)-3.4626 (85)-3.4626 (85)-2.7060 (78)
79. Brown Bears (3-7)-2.8946-2-1.6878 (55)-3.3235 (80)-3.3235 (80)-3.0110 (92)
80. Alcorn State Braves (5-6)-2.9095--2.1376 (90)-3.5502 (89)-3.5502 (89)-2.7199 (79)
81. Lindenwood Lions (7-3)-3.0034+2-2.6800 (111)-3.4675 (86)-3.4675 (86)-3.5452 (104)
82. Charleston Southern Buccaneers (2-8)-3.0056-1-1.4470 (37)-3.4257 (83)-3.4257 (83)-2.7782 (81)
83. Maine Bears (2-9)-3.0143-1-1.6744 (54)-3.5698 (91)-3.5698 (91)-2.3907 (65)
84. Texas A&M Commerce Lions (5-6)-3.0442--2.4549 (102)-4.0553 (98)-4.0553 (98)-2.4088 (68)
85. Alabama A&M Bulldogs (4-7)-3.1003--1.6580 (49)-3.4870 (88)-3.4870 (88)-3.3192 (100)
86. Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles (4-7)-3.1030--1.8422 (63)-4.0070 (96)-4.0070 (96)-2.8689 (84)
87. Hampton Pirates (3-7)-3.1662--1.6630 (51)-3.4860 (87)-3.4860 (87)-3.3515 (101)
88. Nicholls Colonels (3-8)-3.2168+1-1.8495 (64)-4.3396 (106)-4.3396 (106)-2.3604 (64)
89. Colgate Raiders (3-8)-3.2426-1-1.8580 (66)-3.6289 (92)-3.6289 (92)-2.8782 (85)
90. Cal Poly Mustangs (2-9)-3.2711+1-0.9406 (18)-3.8750 (95)-3.8750 (95)-2.9502 (89)
91. Lafayette Leopards (4-7)-3.3225-1-1.7972 (60)-3.7012 (93)-3.7012 (93)-3.3601 (102)
92. Northwestern State Demons (4-7)-3.3304+2-2.2190 (93)-3.4333 (84)-3.4333 (84)-3.8780 (110)
93. San Diego Toreros (5-5)-3.3313-1-4.1234 (126)-2.6225 (68)-2.6225 (68)-3.2473 (99)
94. Duquesne Dukes (4-7)-3.3406-1-2.2887 (97)-3.5685 (90)-3.5685 (90)-2.6554 (76)
95. Grambling State Tigers (3-8)-3.3593--2.2196 (94)-3.2746 (79)-3.2746 (79)-3.8425 (107)
96. Northern Colorado Bears (3-8)-3.4215+1-1.4616 (42)-4.4322 (109)-4.4322 (109)-2.9293 (88)
97. Sacred Heart Pioneers (5-6)-3.4234-1-3.4607 (119)-4.0137 (97)-4.0137 (97)-2.7041 (77)
98. McNeese State Cowboys (4-7)-3.4328--2.2348 (95)-4.7816 (115)-4.7816 (115)-2.4001 (66)
99. Stony Brook Seawolves (2-9)-3.4887--1.6301 (48)-4.5130 (112)-4.5130 (112)-2.8060 (82)
100. South Carolina State Bulldogs (3-8)-3.5186--1.8563 (65)-4.1673 (102)-4.1673 (102)-2.8091 (83)
101. Eastern Illinois Panthers (2-9)-3.6423+1-2.0619 (82)-4.5002 (111)-4.5002 (111)-3.2048 (97)
102. VMI Keydets (1-10)-3.6783-1-1.0542 (22)-4.2301 (103)-4.2301 (103)-2.9848 (91)
103. Morgan State Bears (4-7)-3.7020--2.5181 (106)-3.3792 (81)-3.3792 (81)-4.2842 (118)
104. Murray State Racers (2-9)-3.7203--1.5540 (46)-4.1561 (101)-4.1561 (101)-3.8536 (109)
105. Idaho State Bengals (1-10)-3.7891+2-0.6814 (7)-4.9174 (117)-4.9174 (117)-3.1753 (96)
106. Butler Bulldogs (7-4)-3.8120-1-3.6673 (122)-3.3942 (82)-3.3942 (82)-4.2533 (116)
107. Lehigh Mountain Hawks (2-9)-3.8460-1-1.9175 (70)-4.3500 (107)-4.3500 (107)-3.6229 (105)
108. Dayton Flyers (8-3)-3.8734--4.6647 (130)-4.3221 (104)-4.3221 (104)-3.3838 (103)
109. MS Valley State Delta Devils (2-8)-3.8907--2.0641 (83)-3.8570 (94)-3.8570 (94)-4.7114 (125)
110. Bethune Cookman Wildcats (2-9)-3.9079--2.1140 (87)-4.4183 (108)-4.4183 (108)-3.8495 (108)
111. Georgetown Hoyas (2-9)-4.0027--2.3658 (100)-4.1368 (100)-4.1368 (100)-4.0514 (113)
112. LIU Sharks (4-7)-4.1252--2.4052 (101)-4.5763 (114)-4.5763 (114)-4.3545 (120)
113. Bucknell Bison (3-8)-4.1487--2.3097 (98)-4.3255 (105)-4.3255 (105)-4.5590 (122)
114. Delaware State Hornets (4-6)-4.1489--2.9074 (116)-4.5690 (113)-4.5690 (113)-4.3843 (121)
115. Western Illinois Leathernecks (0-11)-4.2080+1-0.3732 (3)-5.1003 (120)-5.1003 (120)-2.4912 (70)
116. North Alabama Lions (1-10)-4.2208-1-1.3352 (32)-5.0745 (119)-5.0745 (119)-2.6154 (75)
117. Ark Pine Bluff Golden Lions (3-8)-4.2789+1-1.9574 (74)-4.9336 (118)-4.9336 (118)-4.5767 (123)
118. Central Connecticut Blue Devils (2-9)-4.2802-1-2.7258 (112)-4.4449 (110)-4.4449 (110)-4.0909 (115)
119. Lamar Cardinals (1-10)-4.3375--1.8244 (62)-5.2850 (123)-5.2850 (123)-3.7311 (106)
120. Houston Baptist Huskies (2-9)-4.3621+1-2.6044 (109)-5.5190 (124)-5.5190 (124)-3.8859 (111)
121. Norfolk State Spartans (2-9)-4.3884-1-2.0752 (86)-5.2423 (122)-5.2423 (122)-4.2591 (117)
122. Drake Bulldogs (3-7)-4.5106--3.2761 (118)-4.1240 (99)-4.1240 (99)-4.8599 (127)
123. Stonehill Seahawks (4-5)-4.5108+1-3.5740 (120)-5.2392 (121)-5.2392 (121)-3.8877 (112)
124. Valparaiso Beacons (5-7)-4.5324-1-3.8217 (123)-4.8694 (116)-4.8694 (116)-4.0778 (114)
125. Marist Red Foxes (4-7)-5.2276--4.5834 (129)-5.7863 (125)-5.7863 (125)-4.8585 (126)
126. Robert Morris Colonials (0-11)-5.3539--2.0416 (81)-5.8700 (126)-5.8700 (126)-4.3453 (119)
127. Wagner Seahawks (1-10)-5.4499--2.0721 (85)-6.5825 (128)-6.5825 (128)-5.0300 (129)
128. Stetson Hatters (4-6)-5.6725--4.3349 (127)-6.1447 (127)-6.1447 (127)-4.5911 (124)
129. Morehead State Eagles (2-9)-6.3976--3.5741 (121)-7.0135 (129)-7.0135 (129)-4.8720 (128)
130. Presbyterian Blue Hose (0-10)-7.7083--3.8694 (124)-8.0190 (130)-8.0190 (130)-6.4302 (130)

Ratings Over Time

Ratings Methodology

This table represents the current NCAA Football FCS computer ratings as computed by the Donchess Inference Index. More information on how these NCAA Football FCS ratings are computed can be found on the Methodology page.

  • Overall Rating: This ratings system that is a combination of the Standard Rating, the Inference Rating and Vegas Rating. This is the final rating that is used to rank the teams.
  • Standard Rating: Looks at game outcome and score differential only. Record is the most important factor in this rating system.
  • Inference Rating: Heavily weights the outcomes of opponents’ games. This system is a much better predictor of future game outcomes.
  • Vegas Rating: This is our newest rating that only takes into account the Vegas line on each game.