NCAA Football FCS Ratings

Updated
RankOverallChangeSOS
(Rank)
Standard
(Rank)
Inference
(Rank)
Vegas
(Rank)
1. James Madison Dukes  (7-1)2.3059--0.1302 (55)2.1390 (3)2.1390 (3)2.0054 (1)
2. South Dakota State Jackrabbits (8-2)2.1883-0.5758 (9)2.2754 (2)2.2754 (2)1.7946 (2)
3. Sam Houston State Bearkats (10-0)2.1379-0.4269 (10)2.6796 (1)2.6796 (1)0.0000 (23)
4. North Dakota State Bison (7-3)1.5582-0.6544 (6)1.3042 (8)1.3042 (8)1.7515 (3)
5. Montana Grizzlies (1-0)1.5205--1.4830 (113)1.7998 (4)1.7998 (4)1.0195 (4)
6. Monmouth Hawks (3-1)1.3101--0.0261 (49)1.7010 (5)1.7010 (5)0.0418 (21)
7. North Dakota Fighting Hawks (5-2)1.1875-0.6231 (8)1.3095 (7)1.3095 (7)0.4741 (12)
8. Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens (7-1)1.1382--0.1601 (56)1.4840 (6)1.4840 (6)-0.0918 (27)
9. Weber State Wildcats (5-1)0.9810--0.6065 (78)1.2642 (9)1.2642 (9)0.4032 (14)
10. Southern Illinois Salukis (6-4)0.9412-0.7894 (3)0.9741 (10)0.9741 (10)0.5357 (10)
11. Montana State Bobcats (0-0)0.9314-0.0000 (20)0.9323 (11)0.9323 (11)0.9323 (5)
12. Sacramento State Hornets (0-0)0.7369-0.0000 (20)0.7376 (12)0.7376 (12)0.7376 (8)
13. Kennesaw State Owls (4-1)0.6552+1-1.0187 (96)0.6936 (13)0.6936 (13)0.0418 (20)
14. Jacksonville State Gamecocks (10-3)0.6489-1-0.5670 (74)0.6675 (15)0.6675 (15)0.8988 (7)
15. Dartmouth Big Green (0-0)0.5057-0.0000 (20)0.5062 (17)0.5062 (17)0.5062 (11)
16. Villanova Wildcats (2-2)0.4964--0.2392 (61)0.6784 (14)0.6784 (14)0.1451 (16)
17. Northern Iowa Panthers (3-4)0.4267-0.2351 (15)0.2685 (23)0.2685 (23)0.9054 (6)
18. Yale Bulldogs (0-0)0.4083-0.0000 (20)0.4087 (21)0.4087 (21)0.4087 (13)
19. Southeastern Louisiana Lions (4-3)0.3354--0.0499 (50)0.4784 (18)0.4784 (18)-0.0640 (26)
20. Eastern Washington Eagles (5-2)0.2891--0.5689 (75)0.5532 (16)0.5532 (16)-0.0202 (24)
21. South Carolina State Bulldogs (3-1)0.1793+1-1.4233 (108)0.1975 (26)0.1975 (26)-0.5364 (44)
22. Holy Cross Crusaders (3-1)0.1695-1-0.8080 (87)0.4142 (20)0.4142 (20)-0.6840 (50)
23. Richmond Spiders (3-1)0.1562-0.2423 (14)0.1910 (27)0.1910 (27)-0.5164 (43)
24. Nicholls Colonels (4-3)0.1390+2-0.1824 (58)0.4304 (19)0.4304 (19)-0.1238 (29)
25. Missouri State Bears (5-5)0.1246-10.2255 (16)0.2424 (24)0.2424 (24)-0.6518 (48)
26. Towson Tigers (0-0)0.1227-10.0000 (20)0.1228 (29)0.1228 (29)0.1228 (17)
27. UC Davis Aggies (3-2)-0.0044--0.5451 (71)0.1355 (28)0.1355 (28)-0.0438 (25)
28. Alabama A&M Bulldogs (4-0)-0.0444+1-0.8549 (91)0.3011 (22)0.3011 (22)-1.6188 (92)
29. VMI Keydets (6-2)-0.0457-1-0.6884 (83)0.2332 (25)0.2332 (25)-0.2023 (34)
30. Princeton Tigers (0-0)-0.0944-0.0000 (20)-0.0944 (33)-0.0944 (33)-0.0944 (28)
31. SE Missouri State Redhawks (4-4)-0.1144--0.5222 (69)-0.0918 (32)-0.0918 (32)0.1083 (18)
32. Austin Peay Governors (4-5)-0.1211--0.0915 (54)-0.1420 (34)-0.1420 (34)-0.1883 (32)
33. North Carolina A&T Aggies (0-0)-0.1905-0.0000 (20)-0.1907 (35)-0.1907 (35)-0.1907 (33)
34. Southern University Jaguars (4-1)-0.2358--2.0099 (123)0.0850 (30)0.0850 (30)-0.8315 (62)
35. Sacred Heart Pioneers (3-2)-0.2853--1.2132 (102)-0.0439 (31)-0.0439 (31)-0.9504 (68)
36. Maine Bears (2-2)-0.3097--0.0727 (52)-0.4445 (43)-0.4445 (43)-0.2242 (36)
37. William & Mary Tribe (1-2)-0.3149-0.6504 (7)-0.4105 (41)-0.4105 (41)-0.4220 (40)
38. San Diego Toreros (4-2)-0.3971--2.0448 (124)-0.2538 (36)-0.2538 (36)-0.2227 (35)
39. Murray State Racers (5-2)-0.3987--0.6906 (84)-0.3173 (39)-0.3173 (39)-0.4767 (42)
40. Illinois State Redbirds (1-3)-0.4238--0.1929 (59)-0.5746 (49)-0.5746 (49)0.2772 (15)
41. Central Connecticut Blue Devils (0-0)-0.4258-0.0000 (20)-0.4262 (42)-0.4262 (42)-0.4262 (41)
42. Ark Pine Bluff Golden Lions (4-1)-0.4301--1.4513 (110)-0.2864 (37)-0.2864 (37)-1.3231 (84)
43. Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks (3-4)-0.4625--0.6815 (82)-0.4623 (46)-0.4623 (46)-0.1313 (30)
44. Furman Paladins (3-4)-0.4758--1.0712 (99)-0.9497 (61)-0.9497 (61)0.6711 (9)
45. McNeese State Cowboys (3-4)-0.4945+1-0.2360 (60)-0.4479 (45)-0.4479 (45)-0.6514 (47)
46. Central Arkansas Bears (5-4)-0.4955-1-0.1620 (57)-0.5689 (48)-0.5689 (48)-0.7481 (55)
47. Elon Phoenix (1-5)-0.5109--0.0734 (53)-1.0303 (65)-1.0303 (65)0.0605 (19)
48. Duquesne Dukes (4-1)-0.5273--1.9218 (121)-0.2949 (38)-0.2949 (38)-1.1783 (76)
49. Incarnate Word Cardinals (3-3)-0.5604--0.0658 (51)-0.4460 (44)-0.4460 (44)-0.7225 (54)
50. Rhode Island Rams (2-1)-0.6276-0.2889 (13)-0.6101 (50)-0.6101 (50)-1.1940 (78)
51. Idaho Vandals (2-4)-0.6679--0.4971 (66)-0.7622 (52)-0.7622 (52)-0.2282 (37)
52. Samford Bulldogs (4-3)-0.7162--1.0203 (97)-0.4095 (40)-0.4095 (40)-0.5942 (46)
53. Mercer Bears (5-6)-0.7420--0.8741 (92)-0.5685 (47)-0.5685 (47)-1.0636 (73)
54. Davidson Wildcats (4-3)-0.7580+1-1.0481 (98)-0.6607 (51)-0.6607 (51)-0.8168 (61)
55. Albany Great Danes (1-3)-0.7679-1-0.8370 (89)-0.9458 (60)-0.9458 (60)0.0401 (22)
56. Florida A&M Rattlers (0-0)-0.8019-0.0000 (20)-0.8027 (53)-0.8027 (53)-0.8027 (58)
57. Alcorn State Braves (0-0)-0.8310-0.0000 (20)-0.8318 (54)-0.8318 (54)-0.8318 (63)
58. Harvard Crimson (0-0)-0.8682+10.0000 (20)-0.8691 (55)-0.8691 (55)-0.8691 (64)
59. Northern Arizona Lumberjacks (3-2)-0.8726-1-0.5451 (72)-0.9320 (59)-0.9320 (59)-0.7652 (56)
60. Charleston Southern Buccaneers (2-2)-0.9116+1-0.5200 (68)-0.8992 (56)-0.8992 (56)-1.2414 (81)
61. Indiana State Sycamores  (0-0)-0.9225-10.0000 (20)-0.9234 (57)-0.9234 (57)-0.9234 (67)
62. Youngstown State Penguins (1-6)-0.9823-0.3547 (12)-0.9295 (58)-0.9295 (58)-0.7010 (53)
63. South Dakota Coyotes (1-3)-0.9960--0.0235 (48)-1.2374 (75)-1.2374 (75)-0.3585 (39)
64. Idaho State Bengals (2-4)-1.0195--0.0142 (47)-1.1283 (68)-1.1283 (68)-0.6519 (49)
65. Presbyterian Blue Hose (4-3)-1.0639--1.5156 (115)-0.9936 (63)-0.9936 (63)-0.9039 (66)
66. Prairie View A&M Panthers (2-1)-1.0673--2.2936 (127)-1.0393 (66)-1.0393 (66)-1.2095 (79)
67. Fordham Rams (2-1)-1.1414--1.3095 (104)-0.9522 (62)-0.9522 (62)-1.5982 (90)
68. Wofford Terriers (1-4)-1.1531+1-0.8526 (90)-1.2087 (72)-1.2087 (72)-0.3290 (38)
69. Stony Brook Seawolves (1-3)-1.1575-10.1392 (17)-1.2962 (78)-1.2962 (78)-0.6942 (52)
70. Alabama State Hornets (2-3)-1.1804--1.2378 (103)-1.1803 (70)-1.1803 (70)-1.1573 (75)
71. Tarleton State Texans (3-2)-1.1912--1.4555 (111)-1.0679 (67)-1.0679 (67)-0.8054 (59)
72. Northwestern State Demons (1-5)-1.2052-0.0416 (19)-1.4855 (80)-1.4855 (80)-0.7863 (57)
73. New Hampshire Wildcats (0-1)-1.2534--0.7679 (85)-1.2234 (74)-1.2234 (74)-0.1371 (31)
74. Penn Quakers (0-0)-1.2609-0.0000 (20)-1.2621 (76)-1.2621 (76)-1.2621 (82)
75. Cornell Big Red (0-0)-1.2615-0.0000 (20)-1.2628 (77)-1.2628 (77)-1.2628 (83)
76. Chattanooga Mocs (3-2)-1.2690--0.8100 (88)-1.2119 (73)-1.2119 (73)-1.1301 (74)
77. ETSU Buccaneers (4-2)-1.2729--0.9054 (93)-1.0161 (64)-1.0161 (64)-1.4986 (87)
78. Lamar Cardinals (2-4)-1.3075-0.0587 (18)-1.7449 (88)-1.7449 (88)-1.0178 (71)
79. Tennessee State Tigers (2-5)-1.3567--0.5537 (73)-1.7742 (90)-1.7742 (90)-0.5898 (45)
80. Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles (2-5)-1.4348--0.5426 (70)-1.4788 (79)-1.4788 (79)-1.3247 (85)
81. Eastern Kentucky Colonels (3-6)-1.4497--0.5981 (77)-1.2050 (71)-1.2050 (71)-1.7176 (98)
82. Portland State Vikings (0-1)-1.4830-1.5205 (1)-1.7622 (89)-1.7622 (89)-0.9820 (69)
83. The Citadel Bulldogs (2-10)-1.4898--0.6307 (79)-1.4949 (81)-1.4949 (81)-1.1883 (77)
84. Bethune Cookman Wildcats (0-0)-1.5191-0.0000 (20)-1.5206 (82)-1.5206 (82)-1.5206 (88)
85. Bucknell Bison (2-2)-1.5914--1.3864 (107)-1.5706 (83)-1.5706 (83)-1.5932 (89)
86. Morehead State Eagles (4-3)-1.5924--1.6237 (118)-1.1499 (69)-1.1499 (69)-2.1102 (110)
87. Dayton Flyers (0-0)-1.6314-0.0000 (20)-1.6330 (85)-1.6330 (85)-1.6330 (93)
88. Norfolk State Spartans (0-0)-1.6544+10.0000 (20)-1.6560 (87)-1.6560 (87)-1.6560 (96)
89. Southern Utah Thunderbirds (1-5)-1.6639-1-0.7933 (86)-1.8261 (92)-1.8261 (92)-0.6900 (51)
90. Drake Bulldogs (2-3)-1.7603+1-1.7913 (119)-1.6385 (86)-1.6385 (86)-1.2387 (80)
91. Western Illinois Leathernecks (1-5)-1.7604-10.4202 (11)-1.9948 (99)-1.9948 (99)-1.0040 (70)
92. Brown Bears (0-0)-1.7806-0.0000 (20)-1.7824 (91)-1.7824 (91)-1.7824 (100)
93. Grambling State Tigers (0-4)-1.8096--0.9304 (94)-2.0168 (100)-2.0168 (100)-0.8144 (60)
94. Northern Colorado Bears (0-0)-1.8385-0.0000 (20)-1.8403 (93)-1.8403 (93)-1.8403 (102)
95. St. Francis Red Flash (0-0)-1.8488-0.0000 (20)-1.8506 (95)-1.8506 (95)-1.8506 (103)
96. Columbia Bears (0-0)-1.8660-0.0000 (20)-1.8679 (96)-1.8679 (96)-1.8679 (105)
97. Lafayette Leopards (2-1)-1.8863--2.2618 (126)-2.0263 (101)-2.0263 (101)-1.6056 (91)
98. Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks (6-4)-1.8936--0.6742 (81)-1.6327 (84)-1.6327 (84)-2.3429 (114)
99. Georgetown Hoyas (0-0)-1.9574+10.0000 (20)-1.9594 (98)-1.9594 (98)-1.9594 (106)
100. Western Carolina Catamounts (1-8)-1.9630-1-0.4595 (64)-1.8498 (94)-1.8498 (94)-2.1250 (111)
101. Gardner Webb Runnin' Bulldogs (2-2)-1.9859+2-0.2941 (62)-2.0622 (103)-2.0622 (103)-2.1012 (109)
102. Jackson State Tigers (2-3)-1.9882-1-1.4740 (112)-1.9548 (97)-1.9548 (97)-1.6998 (97)
103. Eastern Illinois Panthers (1-5)-1.9934-1-0.5197 (67)-2.4332 (108)-2.4332 (108)-1.0240 (72)
104. Robert Morris Colonials (0-3)-2.0594-0.6832 (5)-2.4037 (107)-2.4037 (107)-1.4508 (86)
105. Valparaiso Crusaders (4-2)-2.1661--1.9728 (122)-2.0949 (104)-2.0949 (104)-1.8125 (101)
106. Bryant Bulldogs (2-2)-2.1721--2.6460 (128)-2.1160 (105)-2.1160 (105)-1.9639 (107)
107. Delaware State Hornets (2-3)-2.2342--1.3764 (106)-2.3153 (106)-2.3153 (106)-2.1394 (112)
108. Cal Poly Mustangs (0-3)-2.3082--0.4598 (65)-2.6064 (111)-2.6064 (111)-0.8749 (65)
109. Dixie State Trailblazers (2-3)-2.4138--1.4318 (109)-2.4907 (110)-2.4907 (110)-1.8589 (104)
110. Colgate Raiders (0-2)-2.5068--1.5139 (114)-2.7793 (115)-2.7793 (115)-1.6368 (94)
111. Campbell Fighting Camels (0-4)-2.5113-0.8777 (2)-2.0386 (102)-2.0386 (102)-3.1215 (122)
112. Hampton Pirates (0-0)-2.6425-0.0000 (20)-2.6452 (112)-2.6452 (112)-2.6452 (115)
113. Morgan State Bears (0-0)-2.6520-0.0000 (20)-2.6546 (113)-2.6546 (113)-2.6546 (116)
114. North Carolina Central Eagles (0-0)-2.6741+10.0000 (20)-2.6768 (114)-2.6768 (114)-2.6768 (117)
115. Lehigh Mountain Hawks (0-3)-2.6874-1-1.1027 (100)-2.8589 (116)-2.8589 (116)-1.7588 (99)
116. Abilene Christian Wildcats (1-5)-2.7458--0.5901 (76)-2.4474 (109)-2.4474 (109)-2.7477 (118)
117. LIU Sharks (2-2)-2.9594--1.5437 (116)-3.0819 (118)-3.0819 (118)-2.9294 (119)
118. Marist Red Foxes (0-0)-3.1521-0.0000 (20)-3.1553 (119)-3.1553 (119)-3.1553 (123)
119. Butler Bulldogs (0-6)-3.1633--1.6124 (117)-3.5320 (123)-3.5320 (123)-1.6479 (95)
120. Merrimack Warriors (0-3)-3.1901--1.8056 (120)-3.3668 (121)-3.3668 (121)-2.2421 (113)
121. North Alabama Lions (0-3)-3.3391-0.6840 (4)-2.8605 (117)-2.8605 (117)-3.7390 (126)
122. Stetson Hatters (0-4)-3.3572--0.9529 (95)-3.7080 (124)-3.7080 (124)-2.0940 (108)
123. Houston Baptist Huskies (1-3)-3.3788--0.3205 (63)-3.1906 (120)-3.1906 (120)-3.7406 (127)
124. Jacksonville Dolphins (0-0)-3.5257-0.0000 (20)-3.5293 (122)-3.5293 (122)-3.5293 (125)
125. Wagner Seahawks (0-2)-3.9072--1.3497 (105)-4.1097 (125)-4.1097 (125)-3.0700 (121)
126. MS Valley State Delta Devils (0-3)-4.0996--1.1996 (101)-4.5451 (127)-4.5451 (127)-3.0165 (120)
127. Howard Bison (0-2)-4.1894--2.2342 (125)-4.3731 (126)-4.3731 (126)-3.3073 (124)
128. Texas Southern Tigers (0-2)-4.6410--0.6515 (80)-4.7931 (128)-4.7931 (128)-4.0105 (128)

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.