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AGS Poll: Top 25 Week 1 Poll Results

The first week of the season seemed to take ages to show up, and then seemed to pass in the blink of an eye, even though roughly 90 games featuring FCS teams were played between Thursday and Sunday. Thanks to our dedicated poll voters we have compiled the most accurate top 25 poll in the nation.

  • This weeks poll is lead by 7 teams from the CAA and 6 from the MVFC. Following the CAA and MVFC were the Big Sky (4), SoCon (3) and Southland as the only conferences with multiple teams. One spot each went to the Ohio Valley, Patriot and Big South.
  • North Dakota State held on to fist place, but not before giving ground to Richmond and Northern Iowa, who both came off of FBS victories.
  • EWU saw the biggest gain, inside of the top 25, of the week (7 spots) while Albany and Stony Brook both jumped from no votes to into the top 25
  • The biggest slide belong too North Dakota as they fell from 18th to 34th
Rank Team: Total Points First Place Votes Previous Wk.
1 North Dakota State Bison 2084 64 1
2 Richmond Spiders 2010 14 3
3 Northern Iowa Panthers 1958 6 2
4 Jacksonville State Gamecocks 1738   4
5 Sam Houston State Bearkats 1636   5
6 South Dakota State Jackrabbits 1604 1 7
7 Charleston Southern Buccaneers 1518   8
8 Chattanooga Mocs 1484   6
9 Eastern Washington Eagles 1437   16
10 James Madison Dukes 1408   9
11 Illinois State Redbirds 1153   12
12 William & Mary Tribe 1031   10
13 Montana Grizzlies 1017   11
14 The Citadel Bulldogs 1005   13
15 McNeese State Cowboys 894   14
16 Western Illinois Leathernecks 820   19
17 Portland State Vikings 790   15
18 Youngstown State Penguins 627   21
19 Northern Arizona Lumberjacks 535   17
20 Villanova Wildcats 361   22
21 Colgate Raiders 326   20
22 Albany Great Danes 187   NR
23 Samford Bulldogs 176   29
24 Towson Tigers 156   24
25 Stony Brook Seawolves 154   NR
         
  ORV:      
26 Cal Poly Mustangs 130   39
27T Harvard Crimson 129   27
27T Southern Utah Thunderbirds 129   26
29 New Hampshire Wildcats 125   23
30 Furman Paladins 124   NR
31 Central Arkansas Bears 110   38
32 Fordham Rams 101   25
33 Eastern Kentucky Colonels 86   28
34 North Dakota Fighting Hawks 69   18
35 Liberty Flames 68   30
36 Mercer Bears 62   NR
37 North Carolina A&T Aggies 56   32
38 Wofford Terriers 54   NR
39 Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens 47   NR
40 Pennsylvania Quakers 34   NR
         
  Fell Out Of Poll:      
  Bethune-Cookman Wildcats      
  Eastern Illinois Panthers      
  Montana State Bobcats      
  South Carolina State Bulldogs      
  Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks      
  Western Carolina Catamounts    

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