NCAA FCS Rankings

2017-18 Rankings

Updated November 30th

By: Matthew Robinson

Check out our FBS Power Rankings as well! See the bottom of this page for an explanation/definition of "YUSAG Coefficient". A more mathematical description of our methodology can be found here. Ken Massey's site will be tracking how our model (and dozens of other models) fairs this season, so feel free to check out our progress there.

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Rank Team YUSAG Coefficient
1 North Dakota St. 36.40
2 James Madison 33.36
3 South Dakota St. 30.54
4 South Dakota 28.11
5 Southern Utah 27.76
6 Weber St. 27.28
7 UNI 26.66
8 Western Ill. 25.23
9 Youngstown St. 24.15
10 Central Ark. 23.20
11 Eastern Wash. 23.11
12 Illinois St. 20.54
13 Jacksonville St. 19.42
14 Sacramento St. 19.20
15 Montana 18.80
16 Northern Ariz. 18.33
17 Sam Houston St. 17.74
18 Montana St. 17.09
19 Richmond 16.78
20 Furman 16.65
21 UC Davis 16.11
22 Kennesaw St. 14.86
23 Stony Brook 14.85
24 Villanova 13.82
25 Delaware 13.21
26 Samford 13.13
27 Southern Ill. 13.11
28 N.C. A&T 11.65
29 Maine 11.64
30 McNeese 11.00
31 Southeastern La. 10.70
32 Yale 10.26
33 North Dakota 9.78
34 New Hampshire 9.71
35 Western Caro. 9.11
36 San Diego 8.73
37 Albany (NY) 8.25
38 Colgate 8.23
39 Wofford 8.21
40 Elon 7.66
41 Princeton 7.06
42 Mercer 7.05
43 UT Martin 6.59
44 Northern Colo. 6.48
45 Grambling 5.29
46 Nicholls St. 4.99
47 Cal Poly 4.45
48 Austin Peay 4.01
49 Missouri St. 3.80
50 Towson 3.17
51 Idaho St. 3.01
52 Chattanooga 2.68
53 William & Mary 2.21
54 Monmouth 2.20
55 The Citadel 2.15
56 Charleston So. 1.48
57 Southeast Mo. St. 1.41
58 Duquesne 1.11
59 Penn 0.83
60 Dartmouth 0.77
61 Alcorn -0.43
62 Liberty -0.64
63 Rhode Island -0.67
64 Bethune-Cookman -1.42
65 Southern U. -1.64
66 N.C. Central -1.76
67 Tennessee St. -1.89
68 Central Conn. St. -2.25
69 Columbia -2.29
70 SFA -2.35
71 Prairie View -2.42
72 Eastern Ill. -2.45
73 Harvard -2.81
74 Eastern Ky. -2.95
75 Northwestern St. -3.15
76 Saint Francis (PA) -3.37
77 Abilene Christian -3.69
78 Portland St. -4.08
79 Lehigh -5.49
80 Murray St. -5.95
81 Tennessee Tech -6.02
82 Howard -6.31
83 Holy Cross -6.73
84 South Carolina St. -7.34
85 Cornell -7.51
86 ETSU -8.36
87 Hampton -8.72
88 Savannah St. -8.95
89 Indiana St. -9.08
90 Gardner-Webb -9.42
91 Bryant -9.66
92 Sacred Heart -9.93
93 Fordham -10.10
94 Wagner -10.29
95 Florida A&M -10.66
96 Lamar University -12.03
97 Houston Baptist -12.10
98 Norfolk St. -12.51
99 Drake -13.02
100 Presbyterian -13.49
101 Dayton -13.88
102 Morgan St. -14.36
103 Bucknell -14.38
104 Alabama St. -14.91
105 Incarnate Word -15.02
106 Alabama A&M -16.31
107 Jackson St. -17.05
108 Butler -17.62
109 Lafayette -18.14
110 Brown -18.97
111 Campbell -19.55
112 Texas Southern -20.67
113 Robert Morris -20.72
114 Valparaiso -20.74
115 VMI -21.42
116 Delaware St. -21.49
117 Georgetown -22.13
118 Ark.-Pine Bluff -25.34
119 Marist -28.22
120 Jacksonville -29.39
121 Stetson -34.00
122 Morehead St. -35.99
123 Mississippi Val. -36.28
124 Davidson -39.70

Definition of YUSAG Coefficient

The YUSAG coefficient is the number of points a given team would be expected to beat the average team on a neutral field. Taking the difference between two teams coefficients gives you how much team A would be expected to beat team B by at a neutral site. For more on the the math behind this model, click here.