Here are the Top 25 FBS Group of Five (G5) rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending December 3rd, 2022. This is the final ranking following the conference championship games and the end of the regular season. We will will have a final ranking after all bowl games and the College Football Playoff national championship game in January.
Tulane finished on top of the rankings following the Green Wave win over UCF in the AAC Championship game. Cincinnati finishes in to the #2 position after finishing third in the AAC standings. UCF comes in at the #3 after the Knights fell to Tulane in the AAC title game. Both Cincinnati and UCF will be moving our of the G5 and into the P5’s Big 12 next year.
Boise State finishes at the #4 position despite losing to Fresno State in the Mountain West championship game. The Bulldogs finished with the #5 rankings in the final ranking.
Sagarin rankings provide the only rankings that actually ranks all Division I schools but our rankings will show just the G5 side of things and have been used for several years with his own computer ranking system to distinguish strength of schedule and strength of team when comparing teams.
In the rankings, you will see the the G5 rankings first and the overall Division I ranking to the right of the the G5 ranking.
The numbers show the ranking in the Group of Five Top 25 as well as the overall Division I ranking.
The Top 10 and Top 30 are the overall Division I Sagarin rankings.
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The following are the individual G5 conference rankings highlighted in yellow and the overall rankings within overall ranking in Division I FBS.
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