Here are the Top 25 FBS Group of Five (G5) rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending September 10th, 2022. 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 stays at the top position after the Bearcats easily defeated FCS Kennesaw State this week. BYU stays at the #2 spot this week after its overtime win at home over Baylor. Air Force moves up two spots to the third position after its home win over Colorado. Boise State moves down one spot despite winning its Mountain West Conference opener at New Mexico. Appalachian State moves up two spots to the #5 position after its upset win at Texas A&M.
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.
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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.
Originally from LaMoure, North Dakota, Kent is a 1996 graduate of North Dakota State University. His prior writing experience is over 15 years having previously worked with D2football.com, I-AA.org, and College Sporting News before coming to College Sports Journal in 2016. His main focus is college football is the Missouri Valley Football Conference within the Division I FCS. And in 2017, he began also to look at the FBS Group of Five conferences of the American Athletic, Conference USA, Mid-American, Mountain West, and Sun Belt.
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