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Sully’s Power 5 / Group of 5 / & FCS Best Teams Week 9

Please note: SCFP ranks the Power Five teams (ACC, B-10, B-12, PAC 12, & SEC … Plus 2 Independents; ND & BYU) as one group of 66 teams into a Top 25. Next, we rank the Group of Five (AAC, C-USA, MAC, MWC, & SBC … Plus 2 Independents, Army & U-Mass, a group of 64 teams into a Top 20. Finally, we rank the 124 FCS teams into a Top 10! Oh, and by the way, RR identifies a team’s Recruiting Rank! 3 sites (Rivals, ESPN, & 247) and a 4 year average were used to determine the P5 rankings, while a 4 year average from just 247 was used in ranking the G-5’s top 20!  Enjoy and let us know what you think!

Sully’s Top 25 Power 5’s

 

25. Arizona 4-2 P-12 South Division / RR 52nd: Lost to Washington, 51-27; Up Next: @ USC;   TV: 8:30 / PAC 12; Favorite: USC -9; Best Win: Beat Colorado (3-3) 35-30!

24. Iowa 4-2, B -10 West Division / RR 40th: Lost to Penn State, 17-12; Up Next: Home vs Purdue; TV: 11:00 / ESPN 2; Favorite: Iowa -16.5; Best Win: Beat Iowa State (4-2) 18-17!

23. Louisville 4-2, ACC Atlantic Division / RR 42nd: Beat Wake Forest, 62-59; Up Next: @ Home vs Clemson; TV: 11:00 / ABC; Favorite: Clemson -22.5Best Win: Beat Wake Forest (5-1) 62-59!

22. Iowa State 4-2 B-12 / RR 54th: Beat West Virginia, 38-14; Up Next: @ Texas Tech; TV: 11:00 / FS1; Favorite: ISU -5.5; Best Win: Beat TCU (3-2), 49-24

21. Virginia 4-2, ACC Coastal Division / RR 56th: Lost to Miami, 17-9;; Up Next: @ Home vs Duke; TV: 2:30 . ACCN; Favorite: UVA -3.5; Best Win: Beat Florida State (3-3) 31-24!

20. Wake Forest 5-1, ACC Atlantic Division / RR 62nd: Lost to Louisville, 62-59; Up Next: @ Home vs Florida State; TV: 6:30 / ACCN; Favorite: Wake Forest -2.5; Best Win: Beat Boston College (3-3) 27-24!

19. Washington 5-2, P-12 North Division / RR 20th: Beat Arizona (4-2), 51-27; Up Next: TV: 2:30 / ABC; Favorite: Oregon -2; Best Win: Beat SC (3-3) 28-14!

18. Minnesota 6-0 B-10 West Division / 46th: Beat Illinois, 40-17; Up Next: @ Rutgers; TV: 2:30 / BTN; Favorite: Minnesota -27.5; Best Win: Nebraska (4-3) 37-7

17. Arizona State 5-1, P-12 South Division / RR 36th: Beat Washington State, 38-34; Up Next: @ Utah; TV: 5:00 / PAC 12; Favorite: Utah -13.5; Best Win: Beat Michigan State (4-3) 10-7

16. Missouri 5-1 SEC East Division / RR 41st: Beat Ole Miss, 38-27; Up Next: @ Vanderbilt; TV: 3:00 / SECN; Favorite: Missouri -21; Best Win: Beat South Carolina (3-3) 34-14

15.5. Michigan 5-1 B-10 / RR 9th: Beat Illinois, 42-25, Up Next: @ Penn State, TV: 6:30 / ABC; Favorite: Penn State -7.5; Best Win: Beat Iowa (4-2); 10-3

15. Texas 4-2, B-12: Lost to Oklahoma, 34-27; Up Next: @ Home vs Kansas; TV: 6:30 / Longhorn Network; Favorite: Texas -24; Best Win: Oklahoma State (4-2) 36-30!

14. Utah 5-1 P-12 South Division / RR 35th: Beat Oregon State, 52-7; Up Next: @ Home vs Arizona State; TV: 5:00 / PAC 12; Favorite: Utah -13.5; Best Win: Washington State (3-3) 38-13!

13. Baylor 6-0 B-12 / RR 32nd: Beat Texas Tech, 33-30 2 OT’s; Up Next: @ Oklahoma State; TV: 3:00 / FOX; Favorite: Oklahoma State -2.5; Best Win: Beat Iowa State (4-2) 23-21!

12. Oregon 5-1 P-12 North Division / RR 17th : Beat Colorado, 45-72 Up Next: F@ Washington; TV: 2:30 / ABC; Favorite: Oregon -2; Best Win: Beat Cal (4-2) 17-7! 

11. Auburn 5-1, SEC West Division / RR 10th: BYE Week; Up Next: @ Arkansas; TV: 11:00 / SECN; Favorite: Auburn -18.5; Best Win: Beat Texas A&M (3-3) 28-20!

10. Notre Dame 5-1, Independent / RR 15th: Beat SC, 30-27; Up Next: BYE Week; TV:Favorite:Best Win: Beat USC (3-3) 30-27!

9. Penn State 6-0, B-10 East Division / RR 14th: Beat Iowa, 17-12; Up Next: Home vs Michigan; TV: 6:30 / ABC; Favorite: Penn State -7.5; Best Win: Beat Iowa (4-2), 17- 12

8. Florida 6-1, SEC / RR 12th: Lost to LSU, 42-28; Up Next: @ South Carolina; TV: 11:00 / ESPN;  Favorite: Florida -7.5; Best Win: Beat Auburn (5-1) 24-13! 

 7. Georgia 5-1, SEC East Division / RR 2nd: Lost to South Carolina, 20-17 2 OT’s Up Next: @ Home vs Kentucky TV: 5:00 / ESPN; Favorite: Georgia -24.5; Best Win: Beat Notre Dame, (5-1) 23-17!

6. Wisconsin 6-0, B-10 West Division / RR 34th: Beat Michigan State, 38-0; Up Next: @ Illinois; TV: 11:00 / BTN; Favorite: UW -28.5; Best Win: Beat Michigan (5-1), 35-14! 

5. Clemson 6-0, ACC Atlantic Division / RR 8th: Beat FSU, 45-14; Up Next: @ Louisville; TV: 11:00 / ABC; Favorite: Clemson -22.5; Best Win: Beat Texas A&M (3-3) 24-10!

4. Oklahoma 6-0, B-12 Conference / RR 7th: Beat Texas 34-27; Up Next: @ Home vs West Virginia; TV: 11:00 / FOX; Favorite: OU -33.5; Best Win: Beat Texas (4- 2), 34-27

3. Ohio State 6-0, B-10 East Division / RR 3rd : BYE Week; Up Next: Friday Night @ Northwestern; TV: Friday, 7:30 / FS1; Favorite: Ohio State -27; Best Win: Beat Cincinnati (5-1) 42-0!

2.  Alabama 6-0, SEC West Division / RR 1st : Beat Texas A&M, 47-28; Up Next: Tennessee @ Home; TV: 8:00 / ESPN; Favorite: Alabama -34.5 Best Win: Beat Duke (4-2) 42-3!

1.  LSU 6-0, SEC West Division / RR 4th : Beat Florida, 42-28; Up Next: @ Mississippi State; TV: 2:30 / CBS; Favorite: LSU -17.5; Best Win: Beat Florida (6-1), 42-28!’

Sully’s Top 20 (21) Group of 5’s

 

20. Toledo 4-2 (MAC West Division): Lost to Bowling Green, 20-7; Up Next: @ Ball State; TV: 1:00 / ESPN+; Favorite: Toledo -1.5; SCFP Says by the Numbers it’s: Review the Game Simulator on the SCFP

19. Louisiana 3-2 (SBC West Division): Lost to Appalachian State, 17-7; Up Next: Thursday Night, @ Arkansas State; TV: Thursday 6:30 / ESPNU; Favorite: Louisiana -5.5; SCFP Says by the Numbers it’s: Review the Game Simulator on the SCFP

18. Florida Atlantic 4-2 (C-USA): Beat Middle Tennessee, 28-13; Up Next: Friday Night @ Home vs Marshall; TV: 5:30 / CBSSN; Favorite: FAU -5.5;  SCFP Says by the Number It’s; Review the Game Simulator on the SCFP

17. Wyoming 4-2 (MWC Mountain Division): Lost to San Diego State, 26-22; Up Next: @ Home vs New Mexico; TV: 2:00 / TBD; Favorite: Wyoming -19.5; SCFP Says by the Number It’s; Review the Game Simulator on the SCFP

16. Southern Miss 4-2 (C-USA): Beat North Texas, 45-27; Up Next: @ Louisiana Tech;  TV: 2:30 / NFL; Favorite: Southern Miss -1; SCFP Says by the Numbers it’s: Review the Game Simulator on the SCFP

15. Utah State 3-2 (MWC Mountain Division): BYE Week; Up Next: @ Home vs Nevada; TV: 9:15 / ESPNU; Favorite: Utah State -20.5; SCFP Says by the Numbers it’s: Review the Game Simulator on the SCFP 

14. Hawaii 4-2 (MWC West Division): Lost to Boise State, 59-37 ; Up Next: @ Home vs Air Force; TV: 10:00 / CBSSN; Favorite: Air Force -2.5; SCFP Says by the Number It’s; Review the Game Simulator on the SCFP

13.  Air Force 4-2 (MWC Mountain Division): Beat Fresno State, 43-24; Up Next: @ Hawaii; TV: 10:00 / CBSSN; Favorite: Air Force -2.5; SCFP Says by the Numbers it’s: Review the Game Simulator on the SCFP

12. Louisiana Tech 5-1 (C-USA West Division): Beat U-Mass, 69-21; Up Next: @ Home vs Southern Miss; TV: 2:30 / NFL; Favorite: Southern Miss -1; SCFP Says by the Number It’s; Review the Game Simulator on the SCFP

11. UCF 3-2 (AAC, East Division): BYE Week; Up Next: @ Home vs East Carolina;   TV: 6:00 / CBSSN; Favorite: Central; Florida -33; SCFP Says by the Numbers it’s: Review the Game Simulator on the SCFP

10. San Diego State 5-1 MWC West Division: Beat Wyoming, 26-22Up Next: @ San Jose State; TV: 6:00 / TBD; Favorite: San Diego State -7; SCFP Says by the Numbers it’s: Review the Game Simulator on the SCFP

9. UAB 5-1 (C-USA West Division): Beat UTSA, 33-14; Up Next: @ Home vs Old Dominion;  TV: 3:00 / ESPN+; Favorite: UAB -15; SCFP Says by the Numbers it’s: Review the Game Simulator on the SCFP

8. Navy 4-1 (AAC West Division): Beat Tulsa, 45-17; Up Next: @ Home vs USF; TV: 2:30 / CBSSN; Favorite: Navy -12.5; SCFP Says by the Numbers it’s: Review the Game Simulator on the SCFP

7. Memphis 5-1 (AAC, West Division): Lost to Temple, 30-28; Up Next: @ Home vs Tulane; TV: 6:00 / ESPN 2; Favorite: Memphis -4; SCFP Says by the Numbers it’s: Review the Game Simulator on the SCFP

6. Temple 5-1 (AAC, East Division): Beat East Carolina, 27-17; Up Next: @ UTSA; TV: 2:30 / ESPN 2; Favorite: SMU -7; SCFP Says by the Numbers it’s; Review the Game Simulator on the SCFP

5. Tulane 5-1 (AAC West Division): Beat U-Conn, 49-7;  Up Next: @ Memphis;  TV: 6:00 / ESPN 2; Favorite: Memphis -4; SCFP Says by the Numbers it’s: Review the Game Simulator on the SCFP

4. Appalachian State 5-0 (SBC East Division): Beat Louisiana, 17-7, Up Next: @ Home vs ULM; TV: 2:30 / ESPN+; Favorite: Appalachian State -16.5; SCFP Says by the Numbers it’s: Review the Game Simulator on the SCFP

3.  Cincinnati 5-1 AAC East Division: Beat Houston, 38-23; UP Next: @ Home vs Tulsa; TV: 2:30 / ESPNU; Favorite: Cincinnati -16; SCFP Says by the Numbers IT’s: Review the Game Simulator on the SCFP

2. SMU 6-0 (AAC West Division): BYE Week, Up Next: @ Home vs Temple; TV: 2:30 / ESPN 2; Favorite: SMU -7; SCFP Says by the Numbers it’s: Review the Game Simulator on the SCFP

1. Boise State 6-0 (MWC, Mountain Division): Beat Hawaii, 59-37; Up Next: @ BYU; TV: 9:15 / ESPN; Favorite: Boise State -6.5; SCFP Says by the Numbers it’s:  Review the Game Simulator on the SCFP

Sully’s FCS’ Top 15

 

15. Princeton 4-0 (IVY): Beat Lafayette, 28-3; Up Next: @ Brown; Game Time: 11:30/ESPN+; Favorite: Princeton -24.5; SCFP Says by the Numbers it’s: Review the Game Simulator on the SCFP  

14. Dartmouth 4-0 (IVY): Beat Yale, 42-10; Up Next: @ Marist; Game Time: 11:00; Favorite: Dartmouth -30.5; SCFP Says by the Numbers it’s: Review the Game Simulator on the SCFP  

13. San Diego 3-2 (Pioneer League): Beat Davidson, 37-17; Up Next: @ Home vs Valparaiso; Game Time: 4:00; Favorite: San Diego -30.5; SCFP Says by the Numbers it’s: Review the Game Simulator on the SCFP  

12. Bethune-Cookman 5-1 (MEAC): Beat North Carolina Central, 27-13; Up Next: @ Home vs Norfolk State; Game Time: 3:00 / ESPN 3; Favorite: Bethune-Cookman -6.5; SCFP Says by the Numbers it’s: Review the Game Simulator on the SCFP  

11. Central Connecticut 5-1 (NEC): Beat Columbia, 24-14; Up Next: @ Home vs Bryant;  Game Time: 12:00; Favorite: Central Connecticut -20.5; SCFP Says by the Numbers it’s: Review the Game Simulator on the SCFP  

10. North Carolina A&T 4-1 (MEAC): BYE Week; Up Next: @ Florida A&M; Game Time: 5:00 / ESPN 3; Favorite: NC A&T -7; SCFP Says by the Numbers it’s: Review the Game Simulator on the SCFP

9. Furman 4-2 (SoCon): BYE Week, Up Next: @ Home vs The Citadel; Game Time: 12:00 / ESPN 3;  Favorite: Furman -13; SCFP Says by the Numbers it’s:  Review the Game Simulator on the SCFP

8. Youngstown State 4-2 (MVFC): Lost to South Dakota State, 38-28; Up Next: @ Southern Illinois; Game Time: 2:00 / ESPN+; Favorite: Youngstown State -4, SCFP Says by the Numbers it’s: Review the Game Simulator on the SCFP

7.  Illinois State 4-2 (MVFC): Beat Southern Illinois, 21-7; Up Next: @ Western Illinois; Game Time: 1:00/ESPN+; Favorite: ISU -13.5; SCFP Says by the Numbers it’s: Review the Game Simulator on the SCFP  

6. Sacramento State 4-2 (B-SKY): Beat Montana State, 34-21; Up Next: @ Home vs Montana; Game Time: 8:00 Favorite: Montana -2.5 SCFP Says by the Numbers it’s: Review the Game Simulator on the SCFP 

5. Montana 5-1 (B-SKY): BYE Week; Up Next: @ Sacramento StateGame Time: 8:00; Favorite; Montana -2.5; SCFP Says by the Numbers it’s: Review the Game Simulator on the SCFP

4Villanova 6-1 (CAA): Lost to James Madison, 38-24; Up Next: BYE Week; Game Time: Favorite: SCFP Says by the Numbers it’s; Review the Game Simulator on the SCFP

3. South Dakota State 5-1 (MVFC): Beat Youngstown State, 38-28; Up Next: @ Indiana State; Game Time: 12:00/ESPN 3; Favorite: SDSU -19; SCFP Says by the Numbers it’s: Review the Game Simulator on the SCFP

2. James Madison 6-1 (CAA): Beat Villanova, 38-24; Up Next: @ William & Mary; Game Time: 2:30; Favorite: James Madison -19; SCFP Says by the Numbers it’s:    Review the Game Simulator on the SCFP

1. North Dakota State 6-0: Beat Northern Iowa, 46-14; Up Next: @ Home vs Missouri State; Game Time: 2:30/ESPN+;  Favorite: NDSU -40; SCFP Says by the Numbers it’s:  Review the Game Simulator on the SCFP

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