Here are the Top 25 FCS rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Aug. 26th, 2023 following the Week 0 games. We will will have a final ranking after all bowl games and the national championship game in January.

The top five positions remain unchanged from the preseason rankings as none of those teams played in Week 0. Only one team in the Top 25 played in Week 0 as #18 Mercer defeated North Alabama in the FCS Kickoff game. The Bears remained as the #18 ranked team this week.

Sagarin rankings provide the only rankings that actually ranks all Division I schools but our rankings will show just the FCS 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 FCS rankings first and the overall Division I ranking to the right of the the FCS ranking.

The numbers show the ranking in the FCS 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 FCS conference rankings and the overall rankings within overall ranking in Division I.