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Four CAA Teams In AFCA Top 25, Another Two Receive Votes

Four CAA Teams In AFCA Top 25, Another Two Receive Votes

Fifth-ranked Villanova led four CAA teams in the AFCA Top 25 ahead of Week 2, while William & Mary joined the poll with its defeat of Charlotte.

Sep 6, 2022 by FloFootball Staff
Four CAA Teams In AFCA Top 25, Another Two Receive Votes

CAA Football had four teams that were ranked and two more that received votes in the AFCA Coaches FCS Top 25 poll that was released on Tuesday.

Villanova kept its spot at #5 in the rankings, while Delaware moved up six spots to #13 after beating FBS opponent Navy. Rhode Island climbed two spots to #20, and William & Mary moved into the poll at #22 following its win over FBS team Charlotte. Richmond and Elon were among other teams receiving votes.

Villanova (1-0), which rolled over Lehigh, 45-17, last Friday, visits LIU this weekend. Delaware (1-0), which earned its first FBS win since 2007 with a 14-7 triumph over Navy, hosts in-state rival Delaware State on Saturday. Rhode Island (1-0), which topped league foe Stony Brook, 35-14, makes the short trip to Bryant on Saturday. William & Mary (1-0), which defeated Charlotte, 41-24, for its first FBS victory since 2009, hosts Campbell on Saturday.


  1. North Dakota State
  2. Montana
  3. South Dakota State
  4. Montana State
  5. Villanova
  6. Sacramento State
  7. Missouri State
  8. ETSU
  9. UIW
  10. Chattanooga
  11. Eastern Washington
  12. Stephen F. Austin
  13. Delaware
  14. UT Martin
  15. Jackson State
  16. Holy Cross
  17. Weber State
  18. Kennesaw State
  19. Southern Illinois
  20. Rhode Island
  21. Southeastern Louisiana
  22. William & Mary
  23. Mercer
  24. Northern Iowa
  25. UC Davis

RV: Samford, Richmond, Furman, Harvard, Portland State, Illinois State, Dartmouth, Austin Peay, Princeton, Fordham, Central Arkansas, Houston Baptist, South Dakota, VMI, Youngstown State, Florida A&M, North Carolina Central, Elon, Georgetown, North Dakota, Eastern Illinois, Eastern Kentucky, Idaho, Nicholls, South Carolina State