NCAA Football FCS Ratings

Updated
RankOverallChangeSOS
(Rank)
Standard
(Rank)
Inference
(Rank)
Vegas
(Rank)
1. North Dakota State Bison (0-0)1.5780-0.0000 (1)2.4548 (1)2.4548 (1)0.7907 (2)
2. South Dakota State Jackrabbits (0-0)0.8794-0.0000 (1)1.2480 (4)1.2480 (4)0.8236 (1)
3. Montana Grizzlies (0-0)0.7632+20.0000 (1)1.3893 (3)1.3893 (3)0.3468 (3)
4. Sam Houston State Bearkats (0-0)0.6822-0.0000 (1)0.6643 (7)0.6643 (7)0.3323 (4)
5. Montana State Bobcats (0-0)0.6517-20.0000 (1)1.1676 (5)1.1676 (5)-0.1209 (10)
6. Harvard Crimson (0-0)0.3066+90.0000 (1)1.4294 (2)1.4294 (2)-0.3934 (18)
7. Missouri State Bears (0-0)0.2698-0.0000 (1)0.4051 (12)0.4051 (12)-0.1150 (9)
8. Princeton Tigers (0-0)0.2551+20.0000 (1)0.2543 (15)0.2543 (15)0.1047 (6)
9. Northern Iowa Panthers (0-0)0.2498-0.0000 (1)0.6326 (8)0.6326 (8)0.1070 (5)
10. Villanova Wildcats (0-0)0.1633+10.0000 (1)0.4857 (10)0.4857 (10)-0.0366 (8)
11. Sacramento State Hornets (0-0)0.1269+10.0000 (1)0.6726 (6)0.6726 (6)-0.5022 (20)
12. Eastern Washington Eagles (0-0)0.1262-60.0000 (1)0.4710 (11)0.4710 (11)-0.1487 (11)
13. Dartmouth Big Green (0-0)0.1093+30.0000 (1)0.5875 (9)0.5875 (9)-0.4846 (19)
14. Southern Illinois Salukis (0-0)0.1032-60.0000 (1)0.0978 (19)0.0978 (19)0.0379 (7)
15. ETSU Buccaneers (0-0)-0.0651-10.0000 (1)0.2710 (13)0.2710 (13)-0.7909 (24)
16. South Dakota Coyotes (0-0)-0.0678-30.0000 (1)0.2167 (16)0.2167 (16)-0.3914 (17)
17. Kennesaw State Owls (0-0)-0.0866+10.0000 (1)0.2561 (14)0.2561 (14)-0.5368 (21)
18. North Dakota Fighting Hawks (0-0)-0.2287-10.0000 (1)0.0265 (21)0.0265 (21)-0.3464 (13)
19. Incarnate Word Cardinals (0-0)-0.3162-0.0000 (1)0.1304 (17)0.1304 (17)-0.8281 (29)
20. Southeastern Louisiana Lions (0-0)-0.3402+10.0000 (1)0.0343 (20)0.0343 (20)-0.3218 (12)
21. Chattanooga Mocs (0-0)-0.4522+50.0000 (1)-0.1057 (22)-0.1057 (22)-0.3735 (15)
22. UC Davis Aggies (0-0)-0.4712-0.0000 (1)-0.6183 (29)-0.6183 (29)-0.3805 (16)
23. Weber State Wildcats (0-0)-0.5285-0.0000 (1)-0.5498 (28)-0.5498 (28)-0.3678 (14)
24. Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks (0-0)-0.5511+10.0000 (1)-0.1523 (23)-0.1523 (23)-0.9263 (31)
25. Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks (0-0)-0.5649-50.0000 (1)-0.6452 (31)-0.6452 (31)-1.0944 (37)
26. Jackson State Tigers (0-0)-0.6723+170.0000 (1)-0.4824 (26)-0.4824 (26)-1.0875 (36)
27. Columbia Bears (0-0)-0.7182+100.0000 (1)0.1102 (18)0.1102 (18)-1.5740 (62)
28. Youngstown State Penguins (0-0)-0.7217-40.0000 (1)-0.4903 (27)-0.4903 (27)-1.1952 (44)
29. Holy Cross Crusaders (0-0)-0.7505+70.0000 (1)-0.3657 (24)-0.3657 (24)-0.9493 (34)
30. Austin Peay Governors (0-0)-0.7532+30.0000 (1)-0.4067 (25)-0.4067 (25)-0.8242 (28)
31. Richmond Spiders (0-0)-0.8046+10.0000 (1)-0.7037 (33)-0.7037 (33)-0.7860 (23)
32. William & Mary Tribe (0-0)-0.8611+30.0000 (1)-0.8401 (35)-0.8401 (35)-0.8948 (30)
33. Nicholls Colonels (0-0)-0.8642-60.0000 (1)-0.9076 (37)-0.9076 (37)-0.7996 (26)
34. Eastern Kentucky Colonels (0-0)-0.8726-40.0000 (1)-0.6739 (32)-0.6739 (32)-1.4551 (54)
35. Monmouth Hawks (0-0)-0.9142-10.0000 (1)-1.1339 (40)-1.1339 (40)-0.7234 (22)
36. Yale Bulldogs (0-0)-0.9711+100.0000 (1)-0.6258 (30)-0.6258 (30)-0.8113 (27)
37. Mercer Bears (0-0)-1.0119-90.0000 (1)-1.8530 (69)-1.8530 (69)-0.7953 (25)
38. Illinois State Redbirds (0-0)-1.0136-90.0000 (1)-1.2081 (41)-1.2081 (41)-1.0584 (35)
39. Elon Phoenix (0-0)-1.0183-10.0000 (1)-0.7471 (34)-0.7471 (34)-1.4052 (49)
40. Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens (0-0)-1.0932+100.0000 (1)-1.2128 (43)-1.2128 (43)-0.9449 (32)
41. Florida A&M Rattlers (0-0)-1.1437+60.0000 (1)-1.0809 (38)-1.0809 (38)-1.3364 (47)
42. Indiana State Sycamores  (0-0)-1.1648-110.0000 (1)-1.4314 (49)-1.4314 (49)-1.6767 (65)
43. Maine Bears (0-0)-1.1784+60.0000 (1)-0.8640 (36)-0.8640 (36)-1.5457 (60)
44. Jacksonville State Gamecocks (0-0)-1.2164-30.0000 (1)-1.5713 (56)-1.5713 (56)-1.1875 (43)
45. VMI Keydets (0-0)-1.2315-30.0000 (1)-1.5374 (54)-1.5374 (54)-1.1641 (41)
46. Portland State Vikings (0-0)-1.2376-70.0000 (1)-1.0936 (39)-1.0936 (39)-1.6318 (63)
47. Furman Paladins (0-0)-1.2551-70.0000 (1)-1.7520 (65)-1.7520 (65)-1.0953 (38)
48. Rhode Island Rams (0-0)-1.2608+60.0000 (1)-1.4516 (51)-1.4516 (51)-1.1650 (42)
49. SE Missouri State Redhawks (0-0)-1.2997-10.0000 (1)-1.2722 (45)-1.2722 (45)-1.4063 (50)
50. Northern Arizona Lumberjacks (0-0)-1.3273-50.0000 (1)-1.4340 (50)-1.4340 (50)-1.4587 (55)
51. Samford Bulldogs (0-0)-1.3350+20.0000 (1)-1.6956 (61)-1.6956 (61)-0.9474 (33)
52. Stony Brook Seawolves (0-0)-1.3454+40.0000 (1)-1.2125 (42)-1.2125 (42)-1.3922 (48)
53. Central Arkansas Bears (0-0)-1.3610-10.0000 (1)-1.4738 (53)-1.4738 (53)-1.1107 (39)
54. Murray State Racers (0-0)-1.4146-30.0000 (1)-1.8288 (68)-1.8288 (68)-1.2272 (45)
55. Western Illinois Leathernecks (0-0)-1.4373-110.0000 (1)-1.7033 (62)-1.7033 (62)-1.5437 (59)
56. Towson Tigers (0-0)-1.4742+10.0000 (1)-1.7366 (63)-1.7366 (63)-1.1268 (40)
57. McNeese State Cowboys (0-0)-1.5272+10.0000 (1)-1.4294 (48)-1.4294 (48)-1.4905 (56)
58. South Carolina State Bulldogs (0-0)-1.5783+20.0000 (1)-1.2370 (44)-1.2370 (44)-2.0372 (78)
59. Duquesne Dukes (0-0)-1.6067+40.0000 (1)-1.6440 (58)-1.6440 (58)-1.7517 (66)
60. Western Carolina Catamounts (0-0)-1.6592-10.0000 (1)-1.4018 (47)-1.4018 (47)-2.2898 (94)
61. Davidson Wildcats (0-0)-1.6651+40.0000 (1)-1.6731 (59)-1.6731 (59)-1.8230 (71)
62. Idaho Vandals (0-0)-1.6881-70.0000 (1)-2.2365 (81)-2.2365 (81)-1.4960 (57)
63. Sacred Heart Pioneers (0-0)-1.6931+40.0000 (1)-1.3891 (46)-1.3891 (46)-1.9992 (76)
64. Charleston Southern Buccaneers (0-0)-1.7275-20.0000 (1)-1.9605 (73)-1.9605 (73)-1.4230 (51)
65. Abilene Christian Wildcats (0-0)-1.7506+10.0000 (1)-1.5764 (57)-1.5764 (57)-1.8896 (73)
66. Fordham Rams (0-0)-1.7524+30.0000 (1)-1.7906 (66)-1.7906 (66)-1.5518 (61)
67. North Carolina A&T Aggies (0-0)-1.7974-60.0000 (1)-2.2186 (79)-2.2186 (79)-1.5068 (58)
68. Prairie View A&M Panthers (0-0)-1.8666+130.0000 (1)-1.7499 (64)-1.7499 (64)-1.8886 (72)
69. New Hampshire Wildcats (0-0)-1.8773+10.0000 (1)-2.3874 (88)-2.3874 (88)-1.2788 (46)
70. Bryant Bulldogs (0-0)-1.9095+30.0000 (1)-1.6856 (60)-1.6856 (60)-2.3233 (96)
71. Morehead State Eagles (0-0)-1.9705+180.0000 (1)-1.4593 (52)-1.4593 (52)-2.5854 (100)
72. Tarleton State Texans (0-0)-1.9903-0.0000 (1)-1.8129 (67)-1.8129 (67)-2.1155 (84)
73. Norfolk State Spartans (0-0)-2.0051+130.0000 (1)-1.9505 (72)-1.9505 (72)-1.7927 (69)
74. Alabama A&M Bulldogs (0-0)-2.0085+40.0000 (1)-2.2905 (83)-2.2905 (83)-2.1593 (86)
75. Tennessee State Tigers (0-0)-2.0125-70.0000 (1)-2.3236 (85)-2.3236 (85)-2.1814 (87)
76. St. Thomas Tommies (0-0)-2.0160+70.0000 (1)-2.1243 (76)-2.1243 (76)-2.0026 (77)
77. The Citadel Bulldogs (0-0)-2.0206-130.0000 (1)-2.8614 (102)-2.8614 (102)-1.6347 (64)
78. North Alabama Lions (0-0)-2.0226-40.0000 (1)-1.9157 (70)-1.9157 (70)-2.1016 (82)
79. Campbell Fighting Camels (0-0)-2.0246-0.0000 (1)-1.9872 (74)-1.9872 (74)-1.7693 (68)
80. Alcorn State Braves (0-0)-2.0339+50.0000 (1)-2.1409 (78)-2.1409 (78)-1.9119 (75)
81. San Diego Toreros (0-0)-2.0454-100.0000 (1)-2.3143 (84)-2.3143 (84)-2.1315 (85)
82. Penn Quakers (0-0)-2.0743+120.0000 (1)-1.5552 (55)-1.5552 (55)-1.8034 (70)
83. Albany Great Danes (0-0)-2.0777-60.0000 (1)-2.4259 (89)-2.4259 (89)-1.4369 (52)
84. St. Francis Red Flash (0-0)-2.1071+30.0000 (1)-1.9249 (71)-1.9249 (71)-2.1982 (89)
85. Northern Colorado Bears (0-0)-2.1717-100.0000 (1)-2.4548 (91)-2.4548 (91)-2.1023 (83)
86. Idaho State Bengals (0-0)-2.2506-100.0000 (1)-2.7998 (101)-2.7998 (101)-1.8956 (74)
87. Gardner Webb Runnin' Bulldogs (0-0)-2.2512-70.0000 (1)-2.4707 (93)-2.4707 (93)-2.2045 (90)
88. Dayton Flyers (0-0)-2.2835+90.0000 (1)-2.2500 (82)-2.2500 (82)-2.2727 (93)
89. Wofford Terriers (0-0)-2.3381-70.0000 (1)-3.3540 (114)-3.3540 (114)-1.4454 (53)
90. Cal Poly Mustangs (0-0)-2.3393-60.0000 (1)-2.6684 (97)-2.6684 (97)-2.5798 (99)
91. St. Thomas Tommies (0-0)-2.3601+390.0000 (1)-2.1180 (75)-2.1180 (75)-2.8515 (113)
92. Northwestern State Demons (0-0)-2.3902-40.0000 (1)-2.6523 (96)-2.6523 (96)-2.3138 (95)
93. Central Connecticut Blue Devils (0-0)-2.3969+30.0000 (1)-2.2308 (80)-2.2308 (80)-2.7944 (108)
94. Merrimack Warriors (0-0)-2.4028+10.0000 (1)-2.7704 (99)-2.7704 (99)-2.0946 (81)
95. Colgate Raiders (0-0)-2.4246+30.0000 (1)-2.3851 (87)-2.3851 (87)-2.5091 (98)
96. Brown Bears (0-0)-2.4468+40.0000 (1)-2.4614 (92)-2.4614 (92)-2.2649 (92)
97. Valparaiso Crusaders (0-0)-2.4641+70.0000 (1)-2.1351 (77)-2.1351 (77)-2.6194 (102)
98. Hampton Pirates (0-0)-2.4655-70.0000 (1)-2.3843 (86)-2.3843 (86)-2.8490 (112)
99. Lafayette Leopards (0-0)-2.5205+70.0000 (1)-2.4438 (90)-2.4438 (90)-2.0630 (79)
100. Cornell Big Red (0-0)-2.5214+20.0000 (1)-2.5328 (94)-2.5328 (94)-2.0844 (80)
101. Southern Utah Thunderbirds (0-0)-2.5322-110.0000 (1)-3.3241 (113)-3.3241 (113)-1.7644 (67)
102. North Carolina Central Eagles (0-0)-2.5501-30.0000 (1)-2.6852 (98)-2.6852 (98)-2.7759 (107)
103. Southern University Jaguars (0-0)-2.6064-0.0000 (1)-3.0094 (105)-3.0094 (105)-2.1856 (88)
104. Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles (0-0)-2.6251-120.0000 (1)-3.1842 (108)-3.1842 (108)-2.4270 (97)
105. Robert Morris Colonials (0-0)-2.6296-120.0000 (1)-3.0898 (107)-3.0898 (107)-2.8090 (109)
106. Alabama State Hornets (0-0)-2.7575+20.0000 (1)-3.0774 (106)-3.0774 (106)-2.6828 (104)
107. Eastern Illinois Panthers (0-0)-2.7663-60.0000 (1)-3.3917 (115)-3.3917 (115)-2.2127 (91)
108. Bethune Cookman Wildcats (0-0)-2.7733-30.0000 (1)-2.9433 (104)-2.9433 (104)-2.7587 (105)
109. Marist Red Foxes (0-0)-2.7826+20.0000 (1)-2.7838 (100)-2.7838 (100)-2.8762 (114)
110. Grambling State Tigers (0-0)-2.8330-30.0000 (1)-3.4332 (116)-3.4332 (116)-2.6051 (101)
111. Lindenwood Lions (0-0)-2.8496+170.0000 (1)-2.6080 (95)-2.6080 (95)-3.3415 (122)
112. Lehigh Mountain Hawks (0-0)-2.9512-0.0000 (1)-2.8859 (103)-2.8859 (103)-3.0418 (117)
113. MS Valley State Delta Devils (0-0)-3.0023-40.0000 (1)-3.2742 (111)-3.2742 (111)-3.5763 (126)
114. Texas Southern Tigers (0-0)-3.1102-0.0000 (1)-3.2498 (110)-3.2498 (110)-3.0758 (118)
115. Utah Tech Trailblazers (0-0)-3.1395-0.0000 (1)-3.2167 (109)-3.2167 (109)-2.7758 (106)
116. Howard Bison (0-0)-3.1457-30.0000 (1)-3.3159 (112)-3.3159 (112)-3.0374 (116)
117. Lamar Cardinals (0-0)-3.1557-70.0000 (1)-3.6834 (118)-3.6834 (118)-3.1210 (119)
118. Drake Bulldogs (0-0)-3.3350-0.0000 (1)-3.7164 (120)-3.7164 (120)-2.6405 (103)
119. Georgetown Hoyas (0-0)-3.3700-0.0000 (1)-3.6851 (119)-3.6851 (119)-2.8127 (110)
120. LIU Sharks (0-0)-3.4258-40.0000 (1)-3.8826 (121)-3.8826 (121)-3.4147 (123)
121. Delaware State Hornets (0-0)-3.5566-40.0000 (1)-4.1014 (123)-4.1014 (123)-3.3333 (121)
122. Houston Baptist Huskies (0-0)-3.6747-0.0000 (1)-4.1437 (124)-4.1437 (124)-2.8417 (111)
123. Ark Pine Bluff Golden Lions (0-0)-3.6930-30.0000 (1)-4.8242 (129)-4.8242 (129)-2.8876 (115)
124. Morgan State Bears (0-0)-3.7510-30.0000 (1)-4.2619 (127)-4.2619 (127)-3.5909 (127)
125. Stetson Hatters (0-0)-3.7655-0.0000 (1)-4.0798 (122)-4.0798 (122)-3.4410 (124)
126. Butler Bulldogs (0-0)-3.7701-30.0000 (1)-4.1656 (125)-4.1656 (125)-3.6385 (128)
127. Bucknell Bison (0-0)-3.8385-30.0000 (1)-4.2525 (126)-4.2525 (126)-3.2513 (120)
128. Stonehill Seahawks (0-0)-3.8586+10.0000 (1)-3.6180 (117)-3.6180 (117)-4.3515 (130)
129. Wagner Seahawks (0-0)-4.3548-30.0000 (1)-4.6273 (128)-4.6273 (128)-3.7396 (129)
130. Presbyterian Blue Hose (0-0)-4.6452-30.0000 (1)-5.7720 (130)-5.7720 (130)-3.4746 (125)

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.