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Dom Izzo's 2022 FCS Poll - Thru Week 4

Nearly half of the Top 25 suffers defeat in a topsy-turvy FCS Saturday.

North Dakota State's Hunter Luepke makes a touchdown run against South Dakota during their football game Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022, in Vermillion, South Dakota.
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The first month of the FCS regular season is in the books and if there's any one thing to take from the games played it is this: there's no one dominant team in the division. Yet.

There was another FCS win over an FBS team as Sacramento State destroyed Colorado State 41-10 Saturday night. The Hornets, after a couple of early playoff exits, may be for real in 2022. They just completed back to back wins against Northern Iowa and FBS CSU.

Here's a look at my poll for the week.

Digest. Discuss. Debate.

1. North Dakota State (3-1, beat South Dakota) Previous: 1


2. South Dakota State (3-1, beat Missouri State) Previous: 2

3. Montana (4-0, beat Portland State) Previous: 3

4. Montana State (3-1, beat Eastern Washington) Previous: 4

5. Sacramento State (3-0, beat Colorado State) *FBS win Previous: 8

6. Delaware (4-0, beat Hampton) *FBS win Previous: 7

7. Incarnate Word (3-1, lost to SE Louisiana) *FBS win Previous: 6

8. Holy Cross (4-0, beat Colgate) *FBS win Previous: 9

9. Missouri State (2-2, lost to SDSU) Previous: 5


10. Weber State (4-0, beat UC Davis) *FBS win Previous: 12

11. Southern Illinois (2-2, beat North Dakota) *FBS win Previous: 17

12. Jackson State (4-0, beat Mississippi Valley State) Previous: 17

13. Mercer (3-1, beat Gardner-Webb) Previous: 19

14. Villanova (2-2, lost to Monmouth) Previous: 10

15. Elon (3-1, beat William and Mary) Previous: 25

16. William & Mary (3-1, lost to Elon) *FBS win Previous: 11

17. Chattanooga (3-1, lost to Illinois) Previous: 14


18. Eastern Kentucky (2-2, lost to Austin Peay) *FBS win Previous: 13

19. Southeast Missouri State (3-1, beat Central Arkansas) Previous: 20

20. Richmond (3-1, beat Stony Brook) Previous: 22

21. Samford (3-1, beat Western Carolina) Previous: 21

22. North Dakota (2-2, lost to Southern Illinois) Previous: 16

23. UT Martin (2-2, beat Lindenwood) Previous: 24

24. Austin Peay (4-1, beat Eastern Kentucky) Previous: NR

25. Furman (3-1, beat Charleston Southern) Previous: NR

Dom Izzo is the Sports Director at WDAY-TV. He began working for WDAY in 2006 as the weekend sports anchor and was promoted to Sports Director in 2010.
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