Category Archives: “College Football”

Pre-Season Big Sky Ratings

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After a limited campaign for most Big Sky members, there is much anticipation for the 2021 football season.

Pre-Season Roby Ratings for 2021

  1. Montana
  2. Weber State
  3. UC-Davis
  4. Eastern Washington
  5. Idaho State
  6. Southern Utah
  7. Idaho
  8. Portland State
  9. Northern Arizona
  10. Cal Poly
  11. Montana State
  12. Northern Colorado
  13. Sacramento State

Source(s):

Final 2020 Roby Ratings for College Football

AQ7 Ratings for College Football

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The AQ7, officially titled the WAC/ ASUN challenge is a football scheduling alliance that will allow for seven institutions to have the opportunity to qualify for an automatic bid into the 2021 NCAA FCS Division Playoffs. The seven member institutions are Abilene Christian University, Lamar, Sam Houston St., Stephen F. Austin, Central Arkansas, Eastern Kentucky, and Jacksonville St.

Pre-Season Roby Ratings for 2021

  1. Sam Houston St.
  2. Jacksonville St.
  3. Central Arkansas
  4. Stephen F. Austin
  5. Abilene Christian
  6. Lamar
  7. Eastern Kentucky

Source(s):

WAC Sports dot com

FBSchedules dot com

Final Spring ’21 Roby Ratings for College Football

Week 0 and Week 1 FBS/ FCS Football Games

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It’s still just May, but true college football fans are already jonesing for the first games on August 28 during week zero.

Week Zero

Saturday, August 28

#210 Eastern Illinois @ Indiana St. #ND

#91 Alcorn St. vs. NC Central #ND

#122 Southern Utah @ San Jose St. #31

#127 Nebraska @ Illinois #191

#131 Hawaii @ UCLA #46

#ND Connecticut @ Fresno St. #116

#196 UTEP @ New Mexico St. #119

Week One

Wednesday, September 1

#53 UAB vs. Jacksonville St. #45

Thursday, September 2

#85 New Hampshire @ Stony Brook #175

#229 Citadel @ Coastal Carolina #12

#167 Wagner @ Buffalo #23

#157 Incarnate Word @ Youngstown St. #183

#206 Western Illinois @ Ball St. #33

#203 Austin Peay @ #86 Chattanooga

#85 UC-Davis @ Tulsa #52

#ND Reinhardt @ Kennesaw St. #101

#146 UT-Martin @ Western Kentucky #173

#122 Southern Utah @ Arizona St. #49

#ND Point @ Mercer #205

#75 Weber St. @ Utah #54

#ND West Virginia Wesleyan @ Drake #94

#212 Tennessee Tech @ Samford #113

#ND North American @ Lamar #222

#147 Houston Baptist @ New Mexico #182

#17 Sam Houston St. @ Northern Arizona #168

#197 LIU @ FIU #172

#105 Eastern Washington @ UNLV #208

#77 Southern Illinois @ SEMO #143

#219 Temple @ Rutgers #150

#29 Boise St. @ UCF #40

#227 Bowling Green @ Tennessee #80

#186 East Carolina vs. Appalachian St. #32

#200 USF @ NC State #56

#3 Ohio State @ Minnesota #71

Friday, September 3

#155 South Dakota @ Kansas #225

#201 Duke @ Charlotte #151

#ND Old Dominion @ Wake Forest #103

#ND Saint Francis @ Eastern Michigan #137

#8 North Carolina @ Virginia Tech #41

#192 Michigan St. @ Northwestern #20

#ND Northern Colorado @ Colorado #104

#18 South Dakota St. @ Colorado St. #133

Saturday, September 4

#97 Holy Cross @ U Conn #ND

#199 Robert Morris @ Dayton #ND

#74 Fordham @ Nebraska #127

#188 Colgate @ Boston College #106

#98 Northern Iowa @ Iowa St. #15

#ND St. Anselm @ Merrimack #161

#108 Gardner-Webb @ Georgia Southern #47

#ND Virginia Union @ Hampton #ND

#117 Bryant @ Rhode Island #90

#ND Norfolk St. @ Toledo #62

#211 Abilene Christian @ SMU #124

#145 Central Arkansas @ Arkansas St. #190

#210 Eastern Illinois @ South Carolina #178

#213 Missouri St. @ Oklahoma St. #59

#165 Nicholls @ Memphis #48

#55 Southern @ Troy #162

#154 William & Mary @ Virginia #102

#74 Montana @ Washington #58

#78 Duquesne @ TCU #43

#109 ETSU @ Vanderbilt #226

#ND Sacramento St @ Dixie St. #165

#134 Bucknell @ Sacred Heart #57

#ND Bowie St. @ Delaware St. #135

#139 Morehead St. @ James Madison #39

#149 North Alabama @ Southeastern Louisiana #125

#ND North Carolina A&T @ Furman #171

#94 North Dakota @ Idaho St. #141

#169 Northwestern St. @ North Texas #204

#161 Portland St @ Hawaii #131

#ND Simon Fraser @ Idaho #155

#ND Towson @ Morgan St. #ND

#153 Albany @ North Dakota St. #64

#ND West Florida @ McNeese #174

#ND Miles College @ Alabama St. #148

#ND Lane College @ UAPB #66

#34 Monmouth @ Middle Tennessee #224

#38 Delaware @ Maine #207

#129 Howard @ Richmond #107

#95 Villanova @ Lehigh #163

#132 Wofford @ Elon #217

#ND Marist @ Georgetown #ND

#200 MVSU @ Murray St. #111

#140 South Carolina St. @ Alabama A&M #65

#120 Tarleton St. @ Stephen F. Austin #195

#81 PVAM @ Texas Southern #156

#114 Valparaiso @ Indiana Wesleyan #ND

#ND Montana St. @ Wyoming #67

#159 Lafayette @ Air Force #76

#228 Eastern Kentucky @ Western Carolina #230

#136 Davidson @ VMI #93

#209 Campbell @ Liberty #11

#216 Cal Poly @ San Diego #89

#218 Butler @ Illinois St. #142

#ND Bethune-Cookman @ UTEP #196

#9 Oklahoma @ Tulane #36

#84 Penn St @ Wisconsin #22

#68 Stanford vs. Kansas St. #198

#231 Louisiana-Monroe @ Kentucky #27

#37 Army @ Georgia St. #70

#61 Western Michigan @ Michigan #90

#116 Fresno St @ Oregon #51

#75 Rice @ Arkansas #71

#44 West Virginia @ Maryland #158

#19 Miami (Fla.) vs. Alabama #1

#126 Miami (Ohio) at Cincinnati #6

#42 Marshall @ Navy #196

#25 Indiana @ Iowa #14

#60 Central Michigan @ Missouri #128

#200 Louisiana Tech @ Mississippi St. #112

#193 U Mass @ Pitt #16

#35 Louisiana @ Texas #26

#31 San Jose St @ USC #30

#100 Oregon St. @ Purdue #110

#170 Texas Tech vs. Houston #96

#215 Syracuse @ Ohio #81

#223 Akron @ Auburn #21

#194 Baylor @ Texas St. #187

#118 Florida Atlantic @ Florida #10

#5 Georgia vs. Clemson #2

#189 Northern Illinois @ Georgia Tech #138

#86 UTSA @ Illinois #191

#197 Southern Miss @ South Alabama #221

#89 Kent St. @ Texas A&M #7

#50 LSU @ UCLA #46

#119 New Mexico St. @ San Diego St. #63

#202 Arizona vs. BYU #4

#28 Nevada @ California #130

#202 Utah St. @ Washington St. #123

Sunday, September 5

#203 Grambling St. vs. Tennessee St. #220

#142 Jackson St. vs. Florida A&M #ND

#13 Notre Dame @ Florida St. #198

Monday, September 6

#99 Louisville vs. Ole Miss #24

Source(s):

FB Schedules dot com

Sam Houston St. Bearkats Win FCS National Championship

 

 

Roby Ratings for College Football: Final 20-21 Edition

Roby Ratings for College Football: Final 20-21 Edition PDF

Source(s):

NCAA FCS Football via Twitter

Jackrabbits and Bearkats to Meet in FCS Championship

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South Dakota St. put a 30 point beatdown on Delaware in the FCS semifinals and will face Sam Houston St. The Bearkats made a dramatic comeback against James Madison to claim a 38-35 win after trailing 24-3 at halftime.

South Dakota St. Jackrabbits (8-1) RR 47.63

Sam Houston St. Bearkats (9-0) RR 35.95

Roby Ratings: FBS and FCS Teams #’s 1-231

PDF Link to 5/9 Roby Ratings

Source(s):

ArgusLeader via Twitter

Sam Houston Football via Twitter

Roby Ratings for College Football: 5/7 Edition

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It’s Semifinal Weekend. At this point, it’s anybody’s FCS championship.

South Dakota St., James Madison, Sam Houston St., and Delaware are all capable of bringing home the hardware.

FCS Spring 2021 Playoff Bracket

Sam Houston St. (8-0) RR 33.82

Delaware (7-0) RR 28.35

South Dakota St. (7-1) RR 25.13

James Madison (7-0) RR 20.42

Roby Ratings: FBS and FCS Teams 1-231

PDF: Roby Ratings Teams 1-231

Source(s):

FCS 2021 Playoff Bracket/ NCAA dot com

Roby Ratings for College Football: 4/25 Spring Edition

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Sam Houston St. now holds the top ranking among FCS teams in this week’s Roby Ratings as they hung on to defeat Monmouth 21-15 in a nail biter. The Bearkats moved to 7-0 on the season with the win and face the North Dakota St. Bison in the quaterfinal round of the FCS Spring Playoffs.

Sam Houston St. (7-0) RR 31.70 FCS Quarterfinals vs. North Dakota St. 5/2

Monmouth (3-1) RR 26.40 Season Complete

Delaware (6-0) RR 24.21 FCS Quarterfinals vs. Jacksonville St. 5/2

South Dakota St. (6-1) RR 23.03 FCS Quarterfinals vs. Southern Illinois 5/2

Jacksonville St. (9-2) RR 19.57 FCS Quarterfinals vs. Delaware 5/2

James Madison (6-0) RR 14.96 FCS Quarterfinals vs. North Dakota 5/2

Southern (4-1) RR 9.97 Season Complete

Sacred Heart (3-2) RR 8.87 Season Complete

North Dakota St. (7-2) RR 6.87 FCS Quarterfinals vs. Sam Houston St. 5/2

Alabama A&M (3-0) RR 5.61 Season Complete

Arkansas-Pine Bluff (4-0) RR 4.62 Season Complete

Fordham (2-1) RR 1.40 Season Complete

North Dakota (5-1) RR 1.11 FCS Quarterfinals vs. James Madison 5/2

Montana (2-0) RR 0.97 Season Complete

Southern Illinois* (6-3) RR 0.65 FCS Quarterfinals vs. South Dakota St. 5/2

Weber St. (5-1) RR 0.64 Season Complete

VMI (6-2) RR (4.55) Season Complete

Eastern Washington (5-2) RR (7.42) Season Complete

Davidson (4-3) RR (17.88) Season Complete

Missouri St. (5-5) RR (61.57) Season Complete

Roby Ratings for College Football: Teams 1-231 (FBS and FCS)

Roby Ratings: 1-231 pdf 4/25

(H/T: FB Schedules dot com)

Source(s):

Spring FCS Playoff Bracket/ NCAA.com

Roby Ratings for College Football: Spring Edition 4/18

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Monmouth and Sam Houston St. hold the top statistically rated spots among FCS teams in this most recent edition of the Roby Ratings. It’s anticipated by the editor that both of these teams may fall in the ratings after facing one of the several teams from the Missouri Valley Conference or James Madison in the FCS Spring Playoffs. Time will tell.

#32 Monmouth (3-0) RR 27.90 FCS Playoffs vs. Sam Houston St. 4/24

#33 S. Houston St. (6-0) RR 27.20 FCS Playoffs vs. Monmouth 4/24

#38 Delaware (5-0) RR 18.99 FCS Playoffs vs. Sacred Heart 4/24

#52 J. Madison (5-0) RR 12.51 FCS Playoffs vs. VMI 4/24

#53 Sacred Heart (3-1) RR 11.66 FCS Playoffs vs. Delaware 4/24

#54 Southern (4-1) RR 9.97 Season Complete

#55 E. Washington (5-1) RR 9.51 FCS Playoffs vs. N. Dakota St. 4/24

#59 Holy Cross (3-0) RR 7.63 FCS Playoffs vs. S. Dakota St. 4/24

#60 S. Dakota St. (5-1) RR 7.63 FCS Playoffs vs. Holy Cross 4/24

#64 Jacksonville St. (8-2) RR 6.27 FCS Playoffs vs. Davidson 4/24

#66 Alabama A&M (3-0) RR 5.61 vs. MVSU 4/24

#67 Arkansas-PB (4-0) RR 4.62 vs. Texas Southern 4/24

#70 Weber St. (5-0) RR 3.64 FCS Playoffs vs. S. Illinois 4/24

#74 Fordham (2-1) RR 1.40 Season Complete

#76 Montana (2-0) RR 0.97 Season Complete

#77 North Dakota (4-1) RR 0.77 FCS Playoffs vs. MO St. 4/24

#81 Davidson (4-2) RR (1.08) FCS Playoffs vs. J’ville St. 4/24

#85 VMI (6-1) RR (1.61) FCS Playoffs vs. JMU 4/24

#100 N. Dakota St. (6-2) RR (5.89) FCS Playoffs vs. E. Wash. 4/24

#173 S. Illinois (5-3) RR (32.23) FCS Playoffs vs. Weber St. 4/24

#190 Missouri St. (5-4) RR (41.85) FCS Playoffs vs. N. Dakota 4/24

Roby Ratings: Teams 1-232

Source(s):

Week 10 FCS Spring Schedule/ FB Schedules dot com

FCS Championship Bracket and FCS College Football Scores/ NCAA dot com

Roby Ratings for College Football: Spring Week 9

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Monmouth is atop the Roby Ratings for FCS schools with an overall ranking of #32 and a Roby Rating of 27.90.

#32 Monmouth (3-0) 27.90

#33 Sam Houston St. (5-0) 26.92

#43 Delaware (4-0) 16.75

#52 Sacred Heart (3-1) 11.66

#53 Southern (3-1) 9.55

#54 Eastern Washington (5-1) 9.51

#61 Jacksonville St. (8-2) 6.27

#63 James Madison (4-0) 5.71

#64 Gardner-Webb (2-1) 4.61

#66 South Dakota St. (4-1) 4.03

#68 Weber St. (5-0) 3.64

#70 Arkansas-Pine Bluff (3-0) 2.47

#73 Prairie View A&M (2-0) 1.76

#74 Fordham (2-1) 1.40

#76 North Dakota (4-1) 0.77

#77 Montana (1-0) 0.56

#78 Richmond (3-0) 0.45

#79 Alabama A&M (2-0) 0.33

#80 Holy Cross (2-0) 0.27

Editor’s Note: It is fully expected that the North Dakota St. Bison may actually beat most of these teams and win another FCS National Title. Their loss to Southern Illinois may have created a statistical anomaly from which they will demonstrate was just that when playoff season begins. Their performance this weekend against the Jackrabbits of South Dakota St. may give a true indication of where ND State’s season will end up. ***Full disclosure must be given as the wife of the editor grew up on the campus of SDSU.***

Entire Roby Ratings: Teams 1-231 (FBS and FCS)

Source(s):

Week 9 Spring Schedule/ FB Schedules dot com