The strong start for the FCS continued in week two of this 2021 season as teams from the Atlantic Sun and Northeast Conference picked up FBS wins to bring the total to eight wins.

The top five of my poll is unchanged this week as all teams were victorious. Some teams that lost to FBS teams (UND, SIU) dropped slightly in the rankings.

Digest. Debate. Discuss.



1. South Dakota State (2-0, beat Lindenwood 52-7) *FBS win Previous: 1

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2. Montana (2-0, beat Western Illinois 42-7) *FBS win Previous: 2

3. James Madison (2-0, beat Maine 55-7) Previous: 3

4. North Dakota State (2-0, beat Valparaiso 64-0) Previous: 4

5. Sam Houston (2-0, beat SEMO 52-14) Previous: 5

6. Delaware (2-0, beat St. Francis 27-10) Previous: 6

7. Eastern Washington (2-0, beat Central Washington 56-7) *FBS/Non D1 win Previous: 8

8. UC Davis (2-0, beat San Diego 53-7) *FBS win Previous: 10

9. Montana State (1-1, beat Drake 45-7) Previous: 11

10. North Dakota (1-1, lost to Utah State 48-24) Previous: 7

11. Southern Illinois (1-1, lost to Kansas State 31-23) Previous: 9

12. Weber State (1-1, beat Dixie State 41-3) Previous: 12

13. Jacksonville State (1-1, beat Florida State 20-17) *FBS win Previous: NR

14. Northern Iowa (1-1, beat Sacramento State 34-16) Previous: 14

15. Villanova (2-0, beat Bucknell 55-3) Previous: 16

16. Missouri State (1-1, beat Central Arkansas 43-34) Previous: 25

17. East Tennessee St (2-0, beat Virginia Wise 45-14) *FBS win/non D1 win Previous: 18

18. Monmouth (1-1, beat Fordham 26-23) Previous: 21

19. Duquesne (1-1, beat Ohio 28-26) *FBS win Previous: NR

20. Southeastern Louisiana (1-1, lost to LA Tech 45-42) Previous: 15

21. New Hampshire (2-0, beat Towson 26-14) Previous: 23

22. Richmond (2-0, beat Lehigh 31-3) Previous: 24

23. Furman (2-0, beat Tennessee Tech 26-0) Previous: NR

24. Rhode Island (2-0, beat Albany 16-14) Previous: NR

25. Jackson State (2-0, beat Tennessee State 38-16) Previous: NR