NCAA Football FCS Ratings

Updated
RankOverallChangeSOS
(Rank)
Standard
(Rank)
Inference
(Rank)
Vegas
(Rank)
1. South Dakota State Jackrabbits (1-0)1.1786--0.5193 (68)1.6012 (1)1.6012 (1)0.4415 (2)
2. James Madison Dukes  (2-0)1.1249--1.8520 (107)1.4040 (3)1.4040 (3)0.3700 (3)
3. Sam Houston State Bearkats (2-0)0.8912--1.5007 (102)1.5073 (2)1.5073 (2)-0.8876 (33)
4. Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens (2-0)0.7541+1-1.5564 (103)1.0341 (4)1.0341 (4)-0.1540 (6)
5. North Dakota State Bison (2-0)0.6438-1-2.2132 (116)0.6094 (7)0.6094 (7)0.5552 (1)
6. Montana Grizzlies (2-0)0.5229+1-0.3751 (60)0.8899 (6)0.8899 (6)-0.7798 (29)
7. Penn Quakers (0-0)0.1366+30.0000 (33)0.1367 (11)0.1367 (11)0.1367 (4)
8. Alabama A&M Bulldogs (1-0)0.0933--0.4392 (63)0.8963 (5)0.8963 (5)-2.0709 (85)
9. North Dakota Fighting Hawks (1-1)0.0770-3-0.7985 (78)0.3060 (9)0.3060 (9)-0.6362 (24)
10. Rhode Island Rams (2-0)0.0594+6-1.4352 (98)0.4706 (8)0.4706 (8)-1.0033 (38)
11. Southern Illinois Salukis (1-1)-0.0227-2-0.1091 (47)0.1728 (10)0.1728 (10)-0.5525 (16)
12. Villanova Wildcats (2-0)-0.1079+7-2.9506 (127)0.0810 (12)0.0810 (12)-0.3342 (11)
13. Weber State Wildcats (1-1)-0.1510--0.4951 (67)-0.1923 (17)-0.1923 (17)-0.2552 (9)
14. Richmond Spiders (2-0)-0.2050+3-3.0186 (128)-0.1024 (13)-0.1024 (13)-0.6174 (22)
15. Eastern Washington Eagles (1-0)-0.2349-3-1.4877 (101)-0.2905 (18)-0.2905 (18)-0.2432 (7)
16. UC Davis Aggies (2-0)-0.2745+2-0.6729 (72)-0.1603 (16)-0.1603 (16)-0.6144 (20)
17. Montana State Bobcats (1-1)-0.3627+24-1.0569 (86)-0.1391 (15)-0.1391 (15)0.0422 (5)
18. Northern Iowa Panthers (1-1)-0.4100+60.7124 (15)-0.4060 (21)-0.4060 (21)-0.2932 (10)
19. Dartmouth Big Green (0-0)-0.4132+20.0000 (33)-0.4136 (22)-0.4136 (22)-0.4136 (12)
20. South Carolina State Bulldogs (0-2)-0.4393-51.3921 (5)-0.1117 (14)-0.1117 (14)-1.4681 (55)
21. Yale Bulldogs (0-0)-0.4526+20.0000 (33)-0.4531 (24)-0.4531 (24)-0.4531 (13)
22. Harvard Crimson (0-0)-0.4992+30.0000 (33)-0.4997 (26)-0.4997 (26)-0.4997 (14)
23. Princeton Tigers (0-0)-0.5050+30.0000 (33)-0.5056 (27)-0.5056 (27)-0.5056 (15)
24. Jacksonville State Gamecocks (1-1)-0.5213+70.9199 (11)-0.4841 (25)-0.4841 (25)-0.6343 (23)
25. Monmouth Hawks (1-1)-0.5350-3-0.8060 (79)-0.5462 (29)-0.5462 (29)-0.8836 (32)
26. Cornell Big Red (0-0)-0.5808+60.0000 (33)-0.5814 (32)-0.5814 (32)-0.5814 (18)
27. Missouri State Bears (1-1)-0.5980-0.4936 (23)-0.4183 (23)-0.4183 (23)-1.4560 (53)
28. Brown Bears (0-0)-0.6074+50.0000 (33)-0.6080 (33)-0.6080 (33)-0.6080 (19)
29. Central Connecticut Blue Devils (1-1)-0.6144+10-2.4544 (124)-0.5474 (30)-0.5474 (30)-0.9541 (35)
30. Columbia Bears (0-0)-0.6715+50.0000 (33)-0.6722 (34)-0.6722 (34)-0.6722 (25)
31. Duquesne Dukes (1-1)-0.7182+50.5268 (22)-0.3845 (20)-0.3845 (20)-1.6350 (61)
32. Sacred Heart Pioneers (1-1)-0.8610-2-2.0048 (109)-0.5200 (28)-0.5200 (28)-1.6468 (62)
33. Indiana State Sycamores  (1-1)-0.8658+4-0.6901 (74)-0.7391 (35)-0.7391 (35)-1.2326 (43)
34. Ark Pine Bluff Golden Lions (1-0)-0.8899-60.0000 (33)-0.3452 (19)-0.3452 (19)-2.5223 (100)
35. VMI Keydets (1-1)-0.9013-6-0.9634 (83)-0.7760 (36)-0.7760 (36)-1.3079 (48)
36. Maine Bears (0-2)-0.9099+100.9395 (10)-0.9657 (43)-0.9657 (43)-1.0604 (40)
37. Southeastern Louisiana Lions (1-1)-0.9132+1-1.3760 (94)-0.8359 (38)-0.8359 (38)-0.9237 (34)
38. Nicholls Colonels (0-2)-0.9428+41.3734 (6)-0.8521 (39)-0.8521 (39)-0.5570 (17)
39. New Hampshire Wildcats (2-0)-0.9470+33-1.4343 (97)-0.8344 (37)-0.8344 (37)-0.8755 (31)
40. Georgetown Hoyas (1-0)-0.9657+21-2.2839 (118)-0.5792 (31)-0.5792 (31)-2.0010 (82)
41. Austin Peay Governors (1-1)-1.0919+90.3772 (25)-1.0325 (44)-1.0325 (44)-1.4021 (51)
42. ETSU Buccaneers (1-0)-1.1125+7-0.6394 (71)-0.8977 (40)-0.8977 (40)-1.5994 (59)
43. Sacramento State Hornets (1-1)-1.1143-29-1.7059 (106)-1.2510 (51)-1.2510 (51)-0.7410 (27)
44. Furman Paladins (2-0)-1.1397+3-2.3306 (120)-1.6729 (74)-1.6729 (74)-0.2536 (8)
45. William & Mary Tribe (1-1)-1.1915+19-0.6770 (73)-1.1957 (50)-1.1957 (50)-1.2888 (47)
46. Central Arkansas Bears (0-2)-1.2002-2-0.4553 (65)-1.3783 (57)-1.3783 (57)-1.2470 (44)
47. Samford Bulldogs (1-1)-1.2066-4-2.0432 (111)-1.1576 (48)-1.1576 (48)-0.9679 (36)
48. South Dakota Coyotes (1-1)-1.2402+28-0.9379 (82)-1.3182 (55)-1.3182 (55)-1.1238 (42)
49. Murray State Racers (1-1)-1.2444+6-0.3002 (56)-1.0583 (46)-1.0583 (46)-1.7966 (69)
50. Northern Colorado Bears (1-1)-1.2799+25-0.9071 (81)-0.9403 (42)-0.9403 (42)-2.1463 (91)
51. Chattanooga Mocs (1-1)-1.2814+5-1.9167 (108)-1.4579 (59)-1.4579 (59)-1.0354 (39)
52. Incarnate Word Cardinals (1-1)-1.3294+19-1.5803 (104)-1.0948 (47)-1.0948 (47)-1.4463 (52)
53. Southern University Jaguars (0-1)-1.3361-20.7367 (14)-1.2841 (53)-1.2841 (53)-1.8436 (75)
54. Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks (1-1)-1.3513+3-0.4432 (64)-1.1736 (49)-1.1736 (49)-1.7014 (64)
55. Idaho Vandals (1-1)-1.3931-72.3213 (2)-1.5666 (67)-1.5666 (67)-1.2590 (46)
56. Youngstown State Penguins (1-1)-1.3936+110.1301 (32)-1.3232 (56)-1.3232 (56)-1.5028 (57)
57. Holy Cross Crusaders (1-1)-1.4030-37-2.5907 (125)-1.3050 (54)-1.3050 (54)-1.5008 (56)
58. SE Missouri State Redhawks (0-2)-1.4072-0.4342 (24)-1.4883 (62)-1.4883 (62)-1.3613 (50)
59. Kennesaw State Owls (1-1)-1.4121-190.1971 (31)-1.6573 (71)-1.6573 (71)-1.2508 (45)
60. Albany Great Danes (0-2)-1.4129+170.3516 (28)-1.6724 (73)-1.6724 (73)-0.9779 (37)
61. Towson Tigers (1-1)-1.4307-50-2.3879 (123)-1.5797 (68)-1.5797 (68)-0.6165 (21)
62. Stony Brook Seawolves (1-1)-1.4378+21-2.0342 (110)-1.5380 (66)-1.5380 (66)-1.1157 (41)
63. Bryant Bulldogs (1-1)-1.4576+33-0.4008 (62)-0.8979 (41)-0.8979 (41)-2.7479 (109)
64. St. Thomas Tommies (0-0)-1.4579+90.0000 (33)-1.4593 (60)-1.4593 (60)-1.4593 (54)
65. Illinois State Redbirds (1-1)-1.4858+5-2.1618 (115)-1.8768 (81)-1.8768 (81)-0.7874 (30)
66. Mercer Bears (1-1)-1.4860-74.4800 (1)-1.5253 (65)-1.5253 (65)-1.7651 (67)
67. Wofford Terriers (1-0)-1.5854+2-2.1527 (114)-1.9322 (85)-1.9322 (85)-0.7777 (28)
68. Charleston Southern Buccaneers (1-0)-1.5896--2.2946 (119)-1.4358 (58)-1.4358 (58)-2.0187 (83)
69. Northern Arizona Lumberjacks (0-2)-1.5941-24-0.1745 (51)-1.7543 (77)-1.7543 (77)-1.7602 (66)
70. Alabama State Hornets (1-1)-1.6058-102.0171 (4)-1.2739 (52)-1.2739 (52)-2.4825 (99)
71. Marist Red Foxes (0-0)-1.6160+110.0000 (33)-1.6176 (70)-1.6176 (70)-1.6176 (60)
72. Jackson State Tigers (2-0)-1.6281-7-2.3749 (121)-1.5185 (63)-1.5185 (63)-2.0873 (87)
73. Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks (1-1)-1.6463+6-0.5284 (69)-1.6827 (75)-1.6827 (75)-1.7002 (63)
74. Idaho State Bengals (0-2)-1.6724-110.6502 (18)-1.6074 (69)-1.6074 (69)-2.1386 (90)
75. McNeese State Cowboys (0-2)-1.7365+52.0866 (3)-1.6588 (72)-1.6588 (72)-1.7872 (68)
76. Hampton Pirates (1-1)-1.7499-22-1.4483 (99)-1.9611 (87)-1.9611 (87)-1.7125 (65)
77. Prairie View A&M Panthers (1-1)-1.7669-43-2.2672 (117)-1.9118 (84)-1.9118 (84)-1.8308 (74)
78. Eastern Kentucky Colonels (1-1)-1.7735-4-1.2767 (92)-1.7851 (78)-1.7851 (78)-1.8253 (73)
79. Dayton Flyers (1-0)-1.7791-26-2.8208 (126)-1.0513 (45)-1.0513 (45)-3.3884 (121)
80. Bethune Cookman Wildcats (0-2)-1.8021+10.5520 (21)-1.5225 (64)-1.5225 (64)-2.0640 (84)
81. Alcorn State Braves (1-1)-1.8331-29-2.3820 (122)-1.8798 (82)-1.8798 (82)-1.9674 (79)
82. Fordham Rams (0-2)-1.8637-200.3696 (27)-1.6945 (76)-1.6945 (76)-2.0739 (86)
83. LIU Sharks (0-2)-2.0327+180.3709 (26)-1.8243 (80)-1.8243 (80)-3.0378 (116)
84. Western Illinois Leathernecks (0-2)-2.0539+110.6077 (20)-1.8799 (83)-1.8799 (83)-2.5388 (101)
85. Florida A&M Rattlers (0-1)-2.0834--1.6281 (105)-2.2822 (96)-2.2822 (96)-1.3486 (49)
86. Merrimack Warriors (2-0)-2.1108+39-1.4030 (95)-1.4838 (61)-1.4838 (61)-3.3997 (122)
87. Elon Phoenix (1-1)-2.1527+12-2.0779 (113)-2.5172 (104)-2.5172 (104)-1.5070 (58)
88. Gardner Webb Runnin' Bulldogs (0-2)-2.1937+2-0.3107 (57)-2.0464 (90)-2.0464 (90)-2.6720 (107)
89. Davidson Wildcats (0-1)-2.1999+2-0.9013 (80)-2.0039 (88)-2.0039 (88)-2.4070 (96)
90. St. Francis Red Flash (0-2)-2.2029+170.3248 (29)-2.0391 (89)-2.0391 (89)-2.4679 (98)
91. North Carolina A&T Aggies (0-2)-2.2211-7-0.7385 (76)-2.9171 (115)-2.9171 (115)-0.7102 (26)
92. Portland State Vikings (0-2)-2.2372+20.2404 (30)-2.2029 (92)-2.2029 (92)-2.2756 (94)
93. Southern Utah Thunderbirds (0-2)-2.2450-51.3018 (7)-2.4199 (100)-2.4199 (100)-1.9546 (78)
94. Cal Poly Mustangs (1-1)-2.2459-8-1.0087 (85)-2.4436 (101)-2.4436 (101)-1.9206 (77)
95. Abilene Christian Wildcats (0-1)-2.2662+90.9694 (9)-2.2543 (94)-2.2543 (94)-1.9730 (80)
96. Delaware State Hornets (0-1)-2.2839-4-0.9657 (84)-1.9379 (86)-1.9379 (86)-2.9758 (114)
97. The Citadel Bulldogs (0-2)-2.2946+3-0.1950 (52)-2.6081 (107)-2.6081 (107)-1.8245 (72)
98. Tarleton State Texans (0-1)-2.3075--1.3513 (93)-2.2803 (95)-2.2803 (95)-1.8803 (76)
99. Northwestern State Demons (0-2)-2.3255+6-1.0947 (87)-2.4898 (102)-2.4898 (102)-2.1234 (89)
100. Lamar Cardinals (1-1)-2.3570+60.8044 (12)-2.2333 (93)-2.2333 (93)-3.0388 (117)
101. San Diego Toreros (0-2)-2.3581-14-1.2602 (91)-2.5267 (105)-2.5267 (105)-1.8011 (70)
102. North Carolina Central Eagles (1-1)-2.4384-36-0.2853 (55)-1.8029 (79)-1.8029 (79)-4.1199 (128)
103. Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles (0-2)-2.4402--1.1732 (89)-2.8298 (114)-2.8298 (114)-2.1082 (88)
104. Wagner Seahawks (0-2)-2.4544+16-0.0241 (46)-2.4037 (99)-2.4037 (99)-2.6469 (105)
105. Grambling State Tigers (1-1)-2.4593-16-1.4331 (96)-2.8214 (112)-2.8214 (112)-2.2399 (93)
106. Presbyterian Blue Hose (1-0)-2.5214-40.0000 (33)-2.1349 (91)-2.1349 (91)-3.0209 (115)
107. Bucknell Bison (0-2)-2.5519-14-0.4845 (66)-2.3268 (97)-2.3268 (97)-2.9146 (113)
108. Campbell Fighting Camels (0-2)-2.5704-30-0.2136 (53)-2.6725 (108)-2.6725 (108)-1.8233 (71)
109. Lafayette Leopards (0-2)-2.5772-12-0.1414 (49)-2.8216 (113)-2.8216 (113)-2.2188 (92)
110. Tennessee State Tigers (0-2)-2.6664+3-2.0437 (112)-3.0482 (119)-3.0482 (119)-2.4083 (97)
111. Howard Bison (0-2)-2.6879-30.6959 (16)-2.5867 (106)-2.5867 (106)-2.6131 (103)
112. Houston Baptist Huskies (0-2)-2.7266+9-0.7441 (77)-2.8195 (111)-2.8195 (111)-2.7826 (110)
113. North Alabama Lions (0-2)-2.7414-3-1.0973 (88)-2.9520 (117)-2.9520 (117)-2.3067 (95)
114. Morehead State Eagles (0-1)-2.7941-1.1249 (8)-2.3297 (98)-2.3297 (98)-3.4289 (123)
115. Eastern Illinois Panthers (0-3)-2.8208+7-0.7189 (75)-3.0726 (120)-3.0726 (120)-2.6645 (106)
116. Western Carolina Catamounts (0-2)-2.8566+30.6796 (17)-3.0438 (118)-3.0438 (118)-2.7841 (111)
117. Robert Morris Colonials (0-1)-2.8605-6-0.1293 (48)-3.1827 (121)-3.1827 (121)-2.5403 (102)
118. Drake Bulldogs (1-1)-2.8986-6-0.3627 (59)-2.7247 (109)-2.7247 (109)-2.6934 (108)
119. Norfolk State Spartans (0-2)-2.9247+40.7858 (13)-2.7960 (110)-2.7960 (110)-3.2279 (120)
120. Dixie State Trailblazers (0-2)-3.0018-2-0.6326 (70)-2.9391 (116)-2.9391 (116)-2.9001 (112)
121. Valparaiso Crusaders (0-2)-3.0135-40.6438 (19)-2.5066 (103)-2.5066 (103)-3.6926 (125)
122. Colgate Raiders (0-2)-3.1214-7-0.2485 (54)-3.6635 (125)-3.6635 (125)-1.9760 (81)
123. Texas Southern Tigers (0-2)-3.2050-14-0.3754 (61)-3.3391 (123)-3.3391 (123)-3.1710 (119)
124. MS Valley State Delta Devils (0-1)-3.2662+2-1.2444 (90)-3.2070 (122)-3.2070 (122)-3.7935 (126)
125. Lehigh Mountain Hawks (0-2)-3.3492-1-0.1564 (50)-3.5134 (124)-3.5134 (124)-2.6423 (104)
126. Stetson Hatters (1-0)-3.7455+10.0000 (33)-3.9365 (127)-3.9365 (127)-3.1232 (118)
127. Morgan State Bears (0-2)-3.8288-11-0.3449 (58)-3.7140 (126)-3.7140 (126)-3.8774 (127)
128. Butler Bulldogs (0-1)-4.2488--1.4858 (100)-4.3438 (128)-4.3438 (128)-3.6872 (124)

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.