College Sports Journal Sagarin FCS Top 25 – Nov. 20

Below are the Top 25 rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Nov. 20th, 2021. This is the last ranking of the regular season and CSJ will have a final ranking after the national championship game in January.

North Dakota State stays the top of the rankings after the Bison defeated South Dakota at home this week. South Dakota State stays at the #2 spot after defeating North Dakota at home this week. James Madison stays at the #3 spot this week after defeating Towson at home this week. Sam Houston State stays at the #4 position after defeating Abilene Christian this week at home.

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.