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2016 FCS Week 10 Top-25 Rankings

October 30, 2016
Senior RB Jonah Hodges rushed for 175 yards and two touchdowns in San Diego's 27-3 win at Marist, launching the Toreros into this week's rankings. (photo courtesy of scottphoto.net and usdtoreros.com)

Senior RB Jonah Hodges rushed for 175 yards and two touchdowns in San Diego’s 27-3 win at Marist, launching the Toreros into this week’s rankings. (photo courtesy of scottphoto.net and usdtoreros.com)

Week 9 yielded few surprises as teams around the country position themselves for post-season consideration, whether it be for an automatic bid, a hosting gig or an at-large berth, culminating in the championship game on January 7 in Frisco, TX. Only one team dropped from the rankings this week while a west coast team makes its 2016 debut.

Week 9 Roundup

Eli Jenkins passed for two touchdowns and rushed for a third as top-ranked Jacksonville State remained unbeaten in the OVC with an easy 47-14 win over Eastern Illinois at Burgess-Snow Field in Jacksonville, AL.

Jeremiah Briscoe threw for 325 and five touchdowns in little more than a half of action and Davion Davis caught six passes for 184 yards and three touchdowns as #2 Sam Houston State continued their streak of not trailing for a second of the 2016 season with a 66-17 demolition of Texas Southern in non-conference action at Bowers Stadium in Huntsville, TX.

Cam Jackson rushed for 124 yards and two touchdowns as #3 The Citadel stayed undefeated by piling up 427 rushing yards and breezed to a 45-10 victory over East Tennessee State at Johnson Hagood Stadium in Charleston, SC.

Jake Kolbe threw two touchdown passes and ran for a third and La’Darius Newbold added a 92-yard interception return for a late touchdown to seal the deal as Illinois State upset #4 South Dakota State 38-21 at Hancock Stadium in Normal, IL.

Chase Morlock and King Frazier, each, rushed for a touchdown and #5 North Dakota State’s defense intercepted four Eli Dunne passes en route to a 24-20 win over Northern Iowa at the UNI-Dome in Cedar Falls, IA.

Shane Bucenell threw three touchdown passes and London Johnson passed for a score and rushed for two more to lead #6 Charleston Southern past Bucknell 49-28 in non-conference action at Buccaneer Field in Charleston, SC.

Gage Gubrud passed for 327 yards and four touchdowns and All-World receiver Cooper Kupp caught eight passes for 140 yards and three scores to lead #7 Eastern Washington past #24 Montana 35-16 on the red turf of Roos Field in Cheney, WA.

Richardre Bagley rushed for 126 yards and two touchdowns and Alejandro Bennifield threw two touchdown passes as #8 Chattanooga survived a 277-yard, 2-touchdown performance from Western Carolina running back Detrez Newsome in a 38-25 victory at Whitmire Stadium in Cullowhee, NC.

Jah-Maine Martin rushed for 120 yards and two touchdowns while Kenneth Daniels added 100 yards on the ground and two scores to lead #10 Coastal Carolina to a 48-17 road win over Presbyterian at Bailey Memorial Stadium in Clinton, SC.

Bryan Schor threw for 306 yards and five touchdowns and #11 James Madison’s defense held visiting Rhode Island to 102 yards of offense, including quarterback Jordan Vazzano to 4-of-25 passing for 12 yards and five interceptions, as the Dukes dismantled the Rams 84-7 at Bridgeforth Stadium in Harrisonburg, VA.

Tarik Cohen rushed for 145 yards and three touchdowns as #13 North Carolina A&T ran past Florida A&M 42-17 at Aggie Stadium in Greensboro, NC and remained undefeated in the MEAC.

John Santiago returned the opening kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown and Brady Oliveira added a 17-yard touchdown run to lift #14 North Dakota past Weber State 27-19 at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks, ND to keep the Fighting Hawks unbeaten in the Big Sky.

Dano Graves threw three touchdown passes and five different Mustangs rushed for touchdowns as #15 Cal Poly rolled up 674 yards of offense, 527 on the ground, in a 59-47 shootout win over Sacramento State at Hornet Stadium in Sacramento, CA.

Trevor Knight tossed three touchdown passes and #22 New Hampshire’s defense intercepted four passes, including a 43-yard pick-six by Prince Smith, Jr. as the Wildcats moved into second place in the Colonial with a 43-14 win over #16 Stony Brook at Cowell Stadium in Durham, NH.

Darien Townsend’s 79-yard punt return for a touchdown with 9:19 to play provided #17 Youngstown State their first lead of the day and proved to be the game-winner in the Penguins’ 13-10 win over Indiana State at Stambaugh Stadium in Youngstown, OH.

Hayden Hildebrand passed for 207 yards and three touchdowns and Tyler Williams returned an interception 32 yards for another score as #18 Central Arkansas stayed undefeated in the Southland with a 45-10 win over Southeastern Louisiana at Strawberry Stadium in Hammond, LA.

Sean McGuire hit Joey Borsellino for a 2-yard touchdown pass on third-and-goal with 32 seconds remaining on the clock as #19 Western Illinois rallied from a 31-14 halftime deficit to beat South Dakota 35-34 at the DakotaDome in Vermillion, SD.

DeVante Kincade carved Arkansas-Pine Bluff’s defense for a career-high 457 passing yards and six touchdowns, part of Grambling State’s 743 yards of total offense, as the Tigers demolished the Golden Lions 70-0 in front of 18,543 fans at Robinson Stadium in Grambling, LA.

Nick Fitzgerald passed for 417 yards and five touchdowns and added 119 rushing yards and two scores on the ground as Mississippi State held off #21 Samford 56-41 at Davis Wade Stadium in Starkville, MS. In the loss, Devlin Hodges threw for 468 yards and four touchdowns while Karel Hamilton caught 14 passes for 213 yards and two scores.

Joseph Viviano III accounted for two touchdowns and 267 combined yards to keep #23 Harvard undefeated in the Ivy League with a 23-21 victory over Dartmouth at Memorial Field in Hanover, NH.

Nick Shafnisky threw for 238 yards and a score while rushing for 108 yards and three touchdowns and Dominick Bragalone added a career-high 192 rushing yards and three touchdowns to lead #25 Lehigh to a 58-37 victory over Fordham at Goodman Stadium in Bethlehem, PA.

Joining the top-25 this week is San Diego, who rode the legs of Jonah Hodges to the tune of 175 rushing yards and two touchdowns in a 27-3 road win over Marist at Tenney Stadium in Poughkeepsie, NY.

Week 10 Rankings

1. Jacksonville State (7-1, 4-0 OVC) This week: at Southeast Missouri State (3-5, 3-2 OVC) Sat 11/05 2:00PM ET
(LW – 1) defeated Eastern Illinois (5-4, 3-3 OVC) 47-14

2. Sam Houston State (8-0, 6-0 Southland) This week: vs. McNeese State (5-4, 4-3 Southland) Sat 11/05 7:00PM ET
(LW – 2) defeated Texas Southern (3-5, 3-3 SWAC-W) 66-17

3. The Citadel (8-0, 6-0 Southern) This week: vs. #21 Samford (6-2, 4-1 Southern) Sat 11/05 2:00PM ET
(LW – 3) defeated East Tennessee State (3-5, 1-5 Southern) 45-10

4. North Dakota State (7-1, 4-1 MVFC) This week: vs. #16 Youngstown State (6-2, 4-1 MVFC) Sat 11/05 3:30PM ET
(LW – 5) won at Northern Iowa (3-5, 2-3 MVFC) 24-20

5. Eastern Washington (7-1, 5-0 Big Sky) This week: at #15 Cal Poly (6-2, 4-1 Big Sky) Sat 11/05 9:05PM ET
(LW – 7) defeated #24 Montana (5-3, 2-3 Big Sky) 35-16

6. Charleston Southern (5-2, 2-0 Big South) This week: vs. Gardner-Webb (3-6, 1-2 Big South) Sat 11/05 12:00PM ET
(LW – 6) defeated Bucknell (3-5, 2-1 Patriot) 49-28

7. Chattanooga (8-1, 6-1 Southern) This week: IDLE
(LW – 8) won at Western Carolina (1-7, 0-6 Southern) 38-25

8. Richmond (7-1, 4-1 Colonial) This week: vs. #10 James Madison (7-1, 5-0 Colonial) Sat 11/05 3:30PM ET
(LW – 9) IDLE

9. Coastal Carolina (6-2, IND) This week: vs. Monmouth (4-5, 0-4 Big South) Sat 11/05 2:00 PM
(LW – 10) defeated Presbyterian (2-6, 1-2 Big South) 48-17

10. James Madison (7-1, 5-0 Colonial) This week: at #8 Richmond (7-1, 4-1 Colonial) Sat 11/05 3:30PM ET
(LW – 11) defeated Rhode Island (1-8, 0-6 Colonial) 84-7

11. Villanova (6-2, 4-1 Colonial) This week: at Maine (5-3, 4-1 Colonial) Sat 11/05 12:00PM ET
(LW – 12) IDLE

12. North Carolina A&T (7-1, 5-0 MEAC) This week: vs. South Carolina State (3-4, 3-1 MEAC) Sat 11/05 1:00PM ET
(LW – 13) defeated Florida A&M (3-6, 3-3 MEAC) 42-17

13. South Dakota State (5-3, 4-1 MVFC) This week: vs. Missouri State (4-4, 2-3 MVFC) Sat 11/05 3:00PM ET
(LW – 4) lost at Illinois State (4-5, 2-4 MVFC) 38-21

14. North Dakota (7-2, 6-0 Big Sky) This week: at Northern Colorado (5-3, 3-2 Big Sky) Sat 11/05 2:05PM ET
(LW – 14) defeated Weber State (5-3, 4-1 Big Sky) 27-19

15. Cal Poly (6-2, 4-1 Big Sky) This week: vs. #5 Eastern Washington (7-1, 5-0 Big Sky) Sat 11/05 9:05PM ET
(LW – 15) won at Sacramento State (1-8, 1-5 Big Sky) 59-47

16. Youngstown State (6-2, 4-1 MVFC) This week: at #4 North Dakota State (7-1, 4-1 MVFC) Sat 11/05 3:30PM ET
(LW – 17) defeated Indiana State (4-5, 2-4 MVFC) Sat 10/29 4:00PM ET

17. Central Arkansas (7-1, 6-0 Southland) This week: at Stephen F. Austin (4-4, 3-3 Southland) Sat 11/05 4:00PM ET
(LW – 18) won at Southeastern Louisiana (4-4, 4-2 Southland) 45-10

18. Western Illinois (6-2, 3-2 MVFC) This week: vs. Illinois State (4-5, 2-4 MVFC) Sat 11/05 2:00PM ET
(LW – 19) won at South Dakota (4-4, 3-2 MVFC) 35-34

19. Grambling State (6-1, 5-0 SWAC-W) This week: at Alabama A&M (3-5, 3-4 SWAC-E) Sat 11/05 3:00PM ET
(LW – 20) defeated Arkansas-Pine Bluff (1-7, 1-5 SWAC-W) 70-0

20. New Hampshire (6-3, 5-1 Colonial) This week: IDLE
(LW – 22) defeated #16 Stony Brook (5-3, 4-1 Colonial) 43-14

21. Samford (6-2, 4-1 Southern) This week: at #3 The Citadel (8-0, 6-0 Southern) Sat 11/05 2:00PM ET
(LW – 21) lost at Mississippi State (3-5, 1-3 SEC-W) 56-41

22. Harvard (6-1, 4-0 Ivy) This week: vs. Columbia (2-5, 1-3 Ivy) Sat 11/05 1:00PM ET
(LW – 23) won at Dartmouth (3-4, 0- Ivy) 23-21

23. Lehigh (7-2, 4-0 Patriot) This week: vs. Bucknell (3-5, 2-1 Patriot) Sat 11/05 12:30PM ET
(LW – 25) defeated Fordham (5-3, 2-1 Patriot) 58-37

24. San Diego (7-1, 6-0 Pioneer) This week: vs. Puebla (8-0, CONADEIP) Sat 11/05 9:00PM ET
(LW – NR) won at Marist (4-4, 4-1 Pioneer) 27-3

25. Stony Brook (5-3, 4-1 Colonial) This week: vs. William & Mary (3-5, 1-4 Colonial) Sat 11/05 2:00PM ET
(LW – 16) lost at #22 New Hampshire (6-3, 5-1 Colonial) 43-14

Dropped out: #24 Montana

Also Receiving Consideration:

Dayton (7-2, 5-1 Pioneer), Duquesne (5-3, 2-1 NEC), Maine (5-3, 4-1 Colonial), Montana (5-3, 2-3 Big Sky), North Carolina Central (6-2, 5-0 MEAC), Northern Arizona (4-4, 3-2 Big Sky), Pennsylvania (5-2, 4-0 Ivy), Prairie View A&M (5-3, 5-1 SWAC-W), Princeton (5-2, 3-1 Ivy), St. Francis (PA) (6-3, 4-0 NEC), South Dakota (4-4, 3-2 MVFC), Southern (5-2, 5-0 SWAC-W), Tennessee-Martin (5-4, 4-1 OVC), Weber State (5-3, 4-1 Big Sky), Wofford (5-3, 3-2 Southern)

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