College Sports Journal Sagarin FBS G5 Top 25 – Oct. 16

Here are the Top 25 FBS Group of Five (G5) rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Oct. 16th, 2021. CSJ will show weekly rankings from the Sagarin rankings throughout the season and will have a final ranking after the national championship game in January.

Cincinnati remains at the top spot after easily defeating UCF at home. Boise State moves up to the #2 spot in the rankings this week even though the Broncos were defeated at home by Air Force. Coastal Carolina moves into the third position this week after a bye week before their Tuesday game against Appalachian State upcoming. Air Force moves up this week to the #4 spot after the Falcons defeated Boise State on the road.

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.

You can see the full Division I Sagarin rankings at The USA Today and at Jeff’s site itself.

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.


Click on the rankings to see a larger view.


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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