Here are the Top 25 FBS Group of Five (G5) rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Oct. 28th, 2023 following the Week 9 games. We will will have a final ranking after all bowl games and the College Football Playoff national championship game in January.

SMU stays in the the #1 position this week after the Mustangs defeated Tulsa at home this past week. Air Force stays in the #2 position this week after the Falcons defeated Colorado State on the road this week and stay undefeated.

Troy moves up two spots to the #3 position this week following the Trojans road win at Texas State. Tulane stays in the fourth position after the Green Wave narrowly defeated Rice on the road.

James Madison rounds out the top 5 and moves down two spots to the #5 spot this week despite the Dukes staying undefeated with a narrow win at home over Old Dominion.

Air Force and James Madison remain undefeated teams in G5 and both are now in the Top 5 rankings. However, Liberty remains the third and final undefeated team in G5 and sit at #10 after the Flames defeated Western Kentucky 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 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.


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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.