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FCS Top 25 Poll. Villanova drops on Bye Week.

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Coming off of a pair of losses- to Boston College and Fordham, as well as a Bye Week, Andy Talley's Villanova Football squad dropped to #20 in this week's Sporting Network FCS Top 25 Poll.

The Wildcats will open up their home and conference schedule on Saturday when they host #16 Stony Brook.

Towson is the highest-ranked CAA program at number-four, with four other CAA teams included for six total. The other CAA representatives are New Hampshire (11),  Stony Brook (16), James Madison (17), and Richmond (23),

Team (First-place votes) Record Pts Prev Rank
1. North Dakota State Bison (154) 2-0 3,898 1
2. Eastern Washington Eagles (2) 2-1 3,462 2
3. Montana State Bobcats 2-1 3,460 3
4. Towson Tigers 3-0 3,412 4
5. Sam Houston State Bearkats 2-1 3,235 5
6. South Dakota State Jackrabbits 3-0 3,054 6
7. Northern Iowa Panthers 2-0 3,004 7
8. Eastern Illinois Panthers 3-0 2,778 9
9. Montana Grizzlies 2-0 2,450 11
10. Wofford Terriers 2-1 2,365 16
11. New Hampshire Wildcats 1-1 2,273 12
12. McNeese State Cowboys 3-0 2,134 13
13. Central Arkansas Bears 1-2 1,496 8
14. Georgia Southern Eagles 2-1 1,420 10
15. Coastal Carolina Chanticleers 3-0 1,274 21
16. Stony Brook Seawolves 1-1 1,201 17
17. James Madison Dukes 2-1 1,186 20
18. Cal Poly Mustangs 1-2 1,165 14
19. Bethune-Cookman Wildcats 3-0 1,053 23
20. Villanova Wildcats 0-2 767 19
21. Fordham Rams 3-0 733 NR
22. Lehigh Mountain Hawks 2-0 677 22
23. Richmond Spiders 1-2 653 15
24. Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks 2-1 561 NR
25. Northern Arizona Lumberjacks 1-1 556 25

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