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Dom Izzo's 2022 FCS Top 25 Poll - Thru Week 5

The top five remain unchanged after this Saturday's games

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UND's Garrett Maag hauls in a touchdown pass in the fourth quarter as Missouri State's Montrae Braswell defends.
Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald
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The first week in October provided just a couple of surprising results in the FCS.

The University of North Dakota authored one of those surprising results, with a decisive 48-31 win over Missouri State Saturday in Grand Forks. The Fighting Hawks are one of the biggest risers in this week's poll.

The top five in my poll remain unchanged for this week.

Digest. Discuss. Debate.

1. North Dakota State (4-1, beat Youngstown State) Previous: 1


2. South Dakota State (4-1, beat Western Illinois) Previous: 2

3. Montana (5-0, beat Idaho State) Previous: 3

4. Montana State (4-1, beat UC Davis) Previous: 4

5. Sacramento State (4-0, beat Cal Poly) Previous: 5

6. Delaware (5-0, beat Towson) *FBS win Previous: 6

7. Incarnate Word (4-1, beat McNeese) *FBS win Previous: 7

8. Holy Cross (5-0, beat Harvard) *FBS win Previous: 8

9. Weber State (4-0, bye week) *FBS win Previous: 10


10. Southern Illinois (3-2, beat Illinois St) *FBS win Previous: 11

11. Jackson State (4-0, bye week) Previous: 12

12. Mercer (4-1, beat Wofford) Previous: 13

13. Villanova (3-2, beat Maine) Previous: 14

14. Elon (4-1, Richmond) Previous: 15

15. North Dakota (3-2, beat Missouri State) Previous: 22

16. William & Mary (4-1, beat Stony Brook) Previous: 16

17. Chattanooga (4-1, beat ETSU) Previous: 17


18. Samford (4-1, beat Furman) Previous: 21

19. SE Mo State (4-1, beat Lindenwood) Previous: 19

20. Missouri State (2-3, lost to UND) Previous: 9

21. Richmond (3-2, lost to Elon) Previous: 20

22. UT Martin (3-2, beat Tennessee Tech) Previous: 23

23. Southeastern Louisiana (3-2, beat Murray St) Previous: NR

24. Abilene Christian (4-1, beat Utah Tech) Previous: NR

25. Austin Peay (4-2, lost to Central Arkansas) Previous: 24

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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