College Sports Journal Sagarin FCS Top 25–Feb. 28

Below are the Top 25 rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending February 28th. These rankings are amongst the 92 schools participating in the spring schedule.

North Dakota State lost to Southern Illinois this week and moved down to the #2 spot in the rankings.

South Dakota State moves up to the top spot this week despite losing at North Dakota this week. The Jackrabbits did open the spring schedule also on the road with a impressive win at Northern Iowa.

Speaking of Northern Iowa, the Panther move up to the #3 spot this week to make the full Top 3 within the Missouri Valley Football Conference. UNI picked up a road win at Youngstown State this past week.

James Madison moves down to the #4 spot despite winning at home in non-conference play this past week against Robert Morris.

CSJ will show weekly rankings from the Sagarin rankings throughout the season and will have a final ranking after the national championship game in May.

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 The USA Today and 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.

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