Here are the Top 25 FCS rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Nov. 4th, 2023 following the Week 10 games. We will will have a final ranking after all bowl games and the national championship game in January.

South Dakota State remains in the top spot as the Jackrabbits have started the season at the #1 team. The Jackrabbits remain undefeated after defeating Dakota Marker rival North Dakota State at home for the fifth straight victory in the series.

Montana State stays at the #2 position this week after the Bobcats defeated Northern Arizona at home this week.

North Dakota State stays at the #3 position this week despite the Bison losing for the third time this season and this week at South Dakota State.

Idaho and Southern Illinois flip positions this week for the fourth and fifth positions. Idaho moves up a spot after the Vandals defeated Northern Colorado on the road. Southern Illinois falls a spot after the Salukis fell at home to South Dakota.

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.