2022 CAA Football

CAA Tied For Most Ranked Teams Through Week 5

CAA Tied For Most Ranked Teams Through Week 5

Five CAA teams are ranked through Week 5, matching the MVFC for most among all FCS conferences.

Oct 3, 2022 by FloFootball Staff
CAA Tied For Most Ranked Teams Through Week 5

CAA Football had five teams ranked in both the Stats Perform and AFCA Coaches FCS Top 25 polls that were released on Monday, which was tied for the most ranked teams of any league.

Delaware (5-0) stayed at No. 6 in both polls after its 24-10 triumph over Towson last week. The Blue Hens face a big test on Saturday with a visit to nationally ranked William & Mary.

Elon (4-1) climbed to No. 14 in the Stats Perform poll and No. 18 in the AFCA poll after outlasting Richmond, 30-27 in double overtime for its fourth straight win. The Phoenix host Towson on Saturday.

Villanova (3-2) rose to No. 13 in the AFCA poll and is No. 15 in the Stats poll after a 45-20 victory at Maine last week. The Wildcats are off this Saturday.

William & Mary (4-1) moved up to No. 16 in the Stats Perform poll and No. 17 in AFCA Coaches poll after rallying past Stony Brook, 27-10, last week. The Tribe entertains nationally ranked Delaware this week.

Richmond (3-2) slipped to No. 23 in the Stats rankings and was among others receiving votes in the AFCA poll following the 30-27 double-overtime setback at Elon. The Spiders are off this Saturday.

Rhode Island (3-2) moved up to No. 23 in the AFCA poll and was the top team in others receiving votes in the Stats poll following its 38-10 win over Brown. The Rams are off this Saturday.

Monmouth (3-2) was among others receiving votes in both polls, while New Hampshire (3-2) picked up votes in the Stats Perform poll.

Stats Perform FCS Top 25 Poll – Oct. 3

  1. North Dakota State
  2. South Dakota State
  3. Montana
  4. Montana State
  5. Sacramento State
  6. Delaware
  7. Weber State
  8. Jackson State
  9. Holy Cross
  10. UIW
  11. Chattanooga
  12. Mercer
  13. Samford
  14. Elon
  15. Villanova
  16. William & Mary
  17. Southern Illinois
  18. UT Martin
  19. Southeastern Louisiana
  20. Missouri State
  21. Southeast Missouri
  22. North Dakota
  23. Richmond
  24. Eastern Washington
  25. Eastern Kentucky

RV: Rhode Island, Fordham, Austin Peay, Idaho, New Hampshire, UC Davis, Monmouth, Furman, Stephen F. Austin, Abilene Christian, Campbell, North Carolina Central, South Dakota

AFCA Coaches FCS Top 25 Poll – Oct. 3

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

RV: Austin Peay, Richmond, Princeton, Abilene Christian, Eastern Kentucky, North Carolina Central, Idaho, Monmouth, Furman, North Dakota, Davidson, Youngstown State, Florida A&M, Tarleton, Penn, Stetson, Stonehill