2008 NCAA Division I FCS football rankings

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The 2008 NCAA Division I FCS football rankings are from the Sports Network media poll and the coaches poll. This is for the 2008 season.

Legend[edit]

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Tied with team above or below also with this symbol

The Sports Network poll[edit]

Preseason
[1]
Week 1
Sept 2[2]
Week 2
Sept 9[3]
Week 3
Sept 16[4]
Week 4
Sept 23[5]
Week 5
Sept 30[6]
Week 6
Oct 7[7]
Week 7
Oct 14[8]
Week 8
Oct 21[9]
Week 9
Oct 28[10]
Week 10
Nov 4[11]
Week 11
Nov 11[12]
Week 12
Nov 18[13]
Week 13
Nov 25[14]
Week 14
Postseason[15]
1. Appalachian State (97) Appalachian State (0–1) (62) Appalachian State (1–1) (85) Appalachian State (1–1) (96) Richmond (3–1) (49) James Madison (4–1) (87) James Madison (5–1) (104) James Madison (6–1) (105) James Madison (6–1) (102) James Madison (7–1) (98) James Madison (8–1) (91) James Madison (8–1) (91) James Madison (9–1) (106) James Madison (10–1) (74) Richmond (13–3) (80) 1.
2. North Dakota State (1) North Dakota State (1–0) (42) North Dakota State (2–0) (22) Richmond (2–1) (1) James Madison (3–1) (37) Appalachian State (2–2) Appalachian State (3–2) (4) Appalachian State (4–2) (1) Appalachian State (5–2) (3) Appalachian State (6–2) (3) Appalachian State (7–2) (17) Appalachian State (8–2) (17) Appalachian State (9–2) (13) Appalachian State (10–2) (7) Montana (14–2) 2.
3. Northern Iowa Richmond (1–0) (4) UMass (2–0) (1) North Dakota State (2–1) (5) Appalachian State (1–2) Montana (4–0) (16) McNeese State (3–1) (1) Elon (6–1) Elon (7–1) Wofford (6–1) (2) Cal Poly (6–1) (1) Cal Poly (7–1) (2) Cal Poly (8–1) (1) Cal Poly (8–2) James Madison (12–2) 3.
4. Richmond UMass (1–0) Richmond (1–1) Montana (2–0) (7) Montana (3–0) (12) McNeese State (2–1) (1) New Hampshire (4–0) (2) Wofford (4–1) Wofford (5–1) Cal Poly (5–1) (1) Northern Iowa (7–2) Northern Iowa (8–2) Northern Iowa (9–2) Northern Iowa (10–2) Northern Iowa (12–3) 4.
5. UMass [note 1] Montana (0–0) (1) Montana (1–0) (1) James Madison (2–1) (2) Northern Iowa (2–1) (2) New Hampshire (4–0) (3) Richmond (4–2) Cal Poly (3–1) Northern Iowa (5–2) Northern Iowa (6–2) Montana (8–1) Montana (9–1) Montana (10–1) Montana (11–1) Appalachian State (11–3) 5.
6. James Madison (3) Delaware (0–1) Delaware (0–1) (1) Delaware (1–1) (1) McNeese State (1–1) Richmond (3–2) Elon (5–1) Northern Iowa (4–2) Cal Poly (4–1) Montana (7–1) Villanova (6–2) Villanova (7–2) Villanova (8–2) Villanova (9–2) Villanova (10–3) 6.
7. Eastern Washington Eastern Washington (0–1) James Madison (1–1) McNeese State (1–1) New Hampshire (3–0) (1) Elon (4–1) Cal Poly (3–1) Villanova (4–1) Villanova (5–1) Villanova (5–2) Richmond (6–3) Richmond (7–3) Richmond (8–3) Richmond (9–3) Weber State (10–4) 7.
8. Montana James Madison (0–1) McNeese State (1–1) Northern Iowa (1–1) Elon (3–1) Cal Poly (2–1) Wofford (3–1) Montana (5–1) Montana (6–1) Richmond (6–3) New Hampshire (7–1) Weber State (9–2) Weber State (9–2) Wofford (9–2) New Hampshire (10–3) 8.
9. Delaware Northern Iowa (0–1) Northern Iowa (1–1) UMass (2–1) Cal Poly (2–1) Wofford (3–1) Villanova (4–1) Richmond (4–3) Richmond (5–3) New Hampshire (6–1) Weber State (8–2) Wofford (7–2) Wofford (8–2) Southern Illinois (9–2) Wofford (9–3) 9.
10. McNeese State McNeese State (0–1) New Hampshire (1–0) New Hampshire (2–0) (1) North Dakota State (2–2) Northern Iowa (2–2) Northern Iowa (3–2) UMass (4–2) New Hampshire (5–1) Elon (7–2) Wofford (6–2) Southern Illinois (7–2) Southern Illinois (8–2) New Hampshire (9–2) Cal Poly (8–3) 10.
11. Southern Illinois Cal Poly (1–0) Southern Illinois (1–0) Wofford (2–0) Eastern Washington (1–2) Eastern Washington (2–2) North Dakota State (3–2) New Hampshire (4–1) McNeese State (4–2) Central Arkansas (7–1) Elon (7–2) Elon (8–2) New Hampshire (8–2) Central Arkansas (10–2) Southern Illinois (9–3) 11.
12. Youngstown State Southern Illinois (0–0) Wofford (2–0) South Dakota State (2–1) Central Arkansas (4–0) The Citadel (3–1) Montana (4–1) McNeese State (3–2) Western Illinois (5–2) Western Illinois (5–2) Southern Illinois (6–2) William & Mary (7–2) Elon (8–3) Weber State (9–3) Central Arkansas (10–2) 12.
13. Wofford Wofford (1–0) South Dakota State (1–1) Cal Poly (1–1) The Citadel (2–1) Southern Illinois (2–1) UMass (3–2) Central Arkansas (5–1) Central Arkansas (6–1) Weber State (7–2) UMass (6–3) New Hampshire (7–2) Central Arkansas (9–2) South Carolina State (10–2) South Carolina State (10–3) 13.
14. Cal Poly Youngstown State (0–1) Cal Poly (1–1) Eastern Washington (0–2) Wofford (2–1) Villanova (3–1) Central Arkansas (4–1) Liberty (6–0) Southern Illinois (4–2) Southern Illinois (5–2) William & Mary (6–2) Furman (7–3) McNeese State (7–3) Liberty (10–2) Liberty (10–2) 14.
15. Elon New Hampshire (0–0) Western Illinois (1–1) Southern Illinois (1–1) Southern Illinois (1–1) Furman (4–1) (1) Liberty (5–0) Western Illinois (4–2) Northern Arizona (6–1) UMass (5–3) Furman (7–3) Central Arkansas (8–2) South Carolina State (9–2) Harvard (9–1) Harvard (9–1) 15.
16. New Hampshire Georgia Southern (0–1) Eastern Washington (0–2) Georgia Southern (2–1) Furman (3–1) Delaware (2–2) Southern Illinois (2–2) Southern Illinois (3–2) Weber State (6–2) William & Mary (5–2) Central Arkansas (7–2) McNeese State (6–3) William & Mary (7–3) Colgate (9–2) Colgate (9–3) 16.
17. Georgia Southern Elon (0–1) Georgia Southern (1–1) Elon (2–1) Delaware (1–2) North Dakota State (2–2) Western Illinois (3–2) Northern Arizona (5–1) UMass (4–3) Liberty (7–1) Western Illinois (5–3) South Carolina State (8–2) Maine (8–3) Elon (8–4) Elon (8–4) 17.
18. Eastern Illinois Western Illinois (0–1) Elon (1–1) Central Arkansas (3–0) UMass (2–2) UMass (2–2) Northern Arizona (4–1) Weber State (5–2) Furman (6–2) Furman (6–3) McNeese State (5–3) Tennessee State (8–2) Tennessee–Martin (8–3) McNeese State (7–4) Maine (8–5) 18.
19. South Dakota State Eastern Illinois (0–1) Central Arkansas (2–0) Villanova (1–1) Villanova (2–1) Central Arkansas (4–1) Jacksonville State (4–1) Furman (5–2) Tennessee State (6–1) Northern Arizona (6–2) South Carolina State (7–2) Harvard (7–1) Harvard (8–1) William & Mary (7–4) Eastern Kentucky (8–4) 19.
20. Eastern Kentucky The Citadel (1–0) Eastern Illinois (0–2) Western Illinois (1–2) South Dakota State (2–2) Liberty (4–0) Furman (4–2) North Dakota State (3–3) Liberty (6–1) McNeese State (4–3) Tennessee–Martin (7–2) Tennessee–Martin (7–3) Furman (7–4) Maine (8–4) William & Mary (7–4) 20.
21. Villanova South Dakota State (0–1) Villanova (0–1) The Citadel (1–1) Eastern Illinois (2–2) Western Illinois (2–2) The Citadel (3–2) South Dakota State (3–3) Jacksonville State (5–2) Lafayette (6–1) Harvard (6–1) Maine (7–3) Colgate (8–2) Eastern Kentucky (8–3) McNeese State (7–4) 21.
22. Central Arkansas Central Arkansas (1–0) The Citadel (1–1) Eastern Illinois (1–2) Western Illinois (2–2) Jacksonville State (3–1) Weber State (4–2) Tennessee State (5–1) Hampton (5–1) South Carolina State (6–2) Tennessee State (7–2) UMass (6–4) Liberty (9–2) Jacksonville State (8–3) Texas State (8–5) 22.
23. The Citadel Villanova (0–1) Youngstown State (0–2) Liberty (3–0) Tennessee State (4–0) South Dakota State (3–2) Eastern Washington (2–3) Jacksonville State (4–2) William & Mary (4–2) Harvard (5–1) Northern Arizona (6–3) Colgate (8–2) Western Illinois (6–4) Texas State (8–4) Jacksonville State (8–3) 23.
24. Harvard Eastern Kentucky (0–1) Harvard (0–0) Furman (2–1) Georgia Southern (2–2) Northern Arizona (3–1) Delaware (2–3) The Citadel (3–3) Lafayette (5–1) Tennessee–Martin (7–2) Colgate (7–2) Liberty (8–2) Jacksonville State (8–3) Tennessee–Martin (8–4) Grambling State (11–2) 24.
25. Western Illinois Harvard (0–0) Liberty (2–0) Tennessee State (3–0) Liberty (3–0) Brown (2–0) South Dakota State (3–3) Hampton (4–1) Harvard (4–1) Tennessee State (6–2) Liberty (7–2) Western Illinois (5–4) Tennessee State (8–3) Prairie View A&M (9–1) Prairie View A&M (9–1) 25.
Preseason
[1]
Week 1
Sept 2[2]
Week 2
Sept 9[3]
Week 3
Sept 16[4]
Week 4
Sept 23[5]
Week 5
Sept 30[6]
Week 6
Oct 7[7]
Week 7
Oct 14[8]
Week 8
Oct 21[9]
Week 9
Oct 28[10]
Week 10
Nov 4[11]
Week 11
Nov 11[12]
Week 12
Nov 18[13]
Week 13
Nov 25[14]
Week 14
Postseason[15]
None Dropped:
24 Eastern Kentucky
Dropped:
  • 23 Youngstown State
  • 24 Harvard
None Dropped:
  • 21 Eastern Illinois
  • 23 Tennessee State
  • 24 Georgia Southern
Dropped:
25 Brown
Dropped:
  • 23 Eastern Washington
  • 24 Delaware
Dropped:
  • 20 North Dakota State
  • 21 South Dakota State
  • 24 The Citadel
Dropped:
  • 21 Jacksonville State
  • 22 Hampton
Dropped:
21 Lafayette
Dropped:
23 Northern Arizona
Dropped:
22 UMass
Dropped:
  • 20 Furman
  • 23 Western Illinois
  • 25 Tennessee State
Dropped:
24 Tennessee–Martin

The Coaches poll[edit]

Preseason
[16]
Week 1
Sept 2[17]
Week 2
Sept 9[18]
Week 3
Sept 16[19]
Week 4
Sept 23[20]
Week 5
Sept 30[21]
Week 6
Oct 7[22]
Week 7
Oct 14[23]
Week 8
Oct 21[24]
Week 9
Oct 28[25]
Week 10
Nov 4[26]
Week 11
Nov 11[27]
Week 12
Nov 18[28]
Week 13
Nov 25[29]
Week 14
Postseason[30]
1. Appalachian State (24) North Dakota State (1–0) (13) North Dakota State (2–0) (20) Appalachian State (1–1) (17) James Madison (3–1) (11) James Madison (4–1) (23) James Madison (5–1) (28) James Madison (6–1) (28) James Madison (6–1) (27) James Madison (7–1) (27) James Madison (8–1) (28) James Madison (8–1) (27) James Madison (9–1) (28) James Madison (10–1) (25) Richmond (13–3) 1.
2. North Dakota State Appalachian State (0–1) (12) Appalachian State (1–1) (7) North Dakota State (2–1) (9) Richmond (3–1) (11) Montana (4–0) (4) Appalachian State (3–2) Appalachian State (4–2) Appalachian State (5–2) Appalachian State (6–2) Appalachian State (7–2) Appalachian State (8–2) Appalachian State (9–2) Appalachian State (10–2) Montana (14–2) 2.
3. James Madison Richmond (1–0) (1) Montana (1–0) Richmond (2–1) Montana (3–0) (6) Appalachian State (2–2) McNeese State (3–1) Cal Poly (3–1) Cal Poly (4–1) Cal Poly (5–1) Cal Poly (6–1) Cal Poly (7–1) Cal Poly (8–1) Cal Poly (8–2) James Madison (12–2) 3.
4. Northern Iowa UMass (1–0) Richmond (1–1) Montana (2–0) (2) Appalachian State (1–2) McNeese State (2–1) New Hampshire (4–0) Northern Iowa (4–2) Northern Iowa (5–2) Northern Iowa (6–2) Northern Iowa (7–2) Northern Iowa (8–2) (1) Northern Iowa (9–2) Northern Iowa (10–2) Northern Iowa (12–3) 4.
5. UMass Northern Iowa (0–1) UMass (2–0) James Madison (2–1) Northern Iowa (2–1) New Hampshire (4–0) Richmond (4–2) Montana (5–1) Montana (6–1) Wofford (6–1) (1) Montana (8–1) Montana (9–1) Montana (10–1) Montana (11–1) Appalachian State (11–3) 5.
6. Richmond Montana (0–0) Delaware (0–1) Delaware (1–1) McNeese State (1–1) North Dakota State (2–2) North Dakota State (3–2) Wofford (4–1) Wofford (5–1) (1) Montana (7–1) Richmond (6–3) Richmond (7–3) Richmond (8–3) Richmond (9–3) Villanova (10–3) 6.
7. Montana Delaware (0–1) (1) James Madison (1–1) Northern Iowa (1–1) North Dakota State (2–2) Richmond (3–2) Cal Poly (3–1) UMass (4–2) Elon (7–1) Richmond (6–3) New Hampshire (7–1) Villanova (7–2) Villanova (8–2) Villanova (9–2) New Hampshire (10–3) 7.
8. Delaware James Madison (0–1) Northern Iowa (1–1) McNeese State (1–1) New Hampshire (3–0) Cal Poly (2–1) Northern Iowa (3–2) Elon (6–1) Richmond (5–3) New Hampshire (6–1) Villanova (6–2) Weber State (9–2) Weber State (9–2) Southern Illinois (9–2) Cal Poly (8–3) 8.
9. Eastern Washington McNeese State (0–1) McNeese State (1–1) UMass (2–1) Cal Poly (2–1) Wofford (3–1) Wofford (3–1) Richmond (4–3) Villanova (5–1) Central Arkansas (7–1) Southern Illinois (6–2) Southern Illinois (7–2) Southern Illinois (8–2) Wofford (9–2) Weber State (10–4) 9.
10. McNeese State Eastern Washington (0–1) New Hampshire (1–0) New Hampshire (2–0) UMass (2–2) Northern Iowa (2–2) Montana (4–1) Villanova (4–1) New Hampshire (5–1) Villanova (5–2) Weber State (8–2) Elon (8–2) Wofford (8–2) New Hampshire (9–2) Southern Illinois (9–3) 10.
11. Southern Illinois Cal Poly (1–0) (1) Wofford (2–0) Cal Poly (1–1) Wofford (2–1) Southern Illinois (2–1) UMass (3–2) New Hampshire (4–1) McNeese State (4–2) Southern Illinois (5–2) Elon (7–2) Wofford (7–2) New Hampshire (8–2) Central Arkansas (10–2) Wofford (9–3) 11.
12. Youngstown State Southern Illinois (0–0) Cal Poly (1–1) Wofford (2–0) Delaware (1–2) UMass (2–2) Elon (5–1) McNeese State (3–2) Central Arkansas (6–1) Elon (7–2) Wofford (6–2) New Hampshire (7–2) Central Arkansas (9–2) Weber State (9–3) Central Arkansas (10–2) 12.
13. Wofford Wofford (1–0) Southern Illinois (1–0) South Dakota State (2–1) Southern Illinois (1–1) Eastern Washington (2–2) Villanova (4–1) Central Arkansas (5–1) Southern Illinois (4–2) Weber State (7–2) UMass (6–3) Central Arkansas (8–2) McNeese State (7–3) South Carolina State (10–2) South Carolina State (10–3) 13.
14. Cal Poly Youngstown State (0–1) Eastern Washington (0–2) Georgia Southern (2–1) т Elon (3–1) Delaware (2–2) Central Arkansas (4–1) Southern Illinois (3–2) Western Illinois (5–2) Western Illinois (5–2) Central Arkansas (7–2) McNeese State (6–3) Elon (8–3) Harvard (9–1) Harvard (9–1) 14.
15. Elon New Hampshire (0–0) Georgia Southern (1–1) Southern Illinois (1–1) т Central Arkansas (4–0) Elon (4–1) Southern Illinois (2–2) Liberty (6–0) Northern Arizona (6–1) UMass (5–3) McNeese State (5–3) William & Mary (7–2) South Carolina State (9–2) Liberty (10–2) Liberty (10–2) 15.
16. New Hampshire Georgia Southern (0–1) Western Illinois (1–1) Central Arkansas (3–0) Eastern Washington (1–2) Villanova (3–1) Liberty (5–0) North Dakota State (3–3) UMass (4–3) McNeese State (4–3) William & Mary (6–2) Furman (7–3) Harvard (8–1) Colgate (9–2) Maine (8–5) 16.
17. Georgia Southern Western Illinois (0–1) South Dakota State (1–1) Eastern Washington (0–2) Furman (3–1) Furman (4–1) Northern Arizona (4–1) Western Illinois (4–2) Weber State (6–2) Liberty (7–1) Furman (7–3) South Carolina State (8–2) Maine (8–3) McNeese State (7–4) Colgate (9–3) 17.
18. Eastern Illinois Eastern Illinois (0–1) Elon (1–1) Elon (2–1) South Dakota State (2–2) South Dakota State (3–2) Jacksonville State (4–1) Northern Arizona (5–1) Furman (6–2) Northern Arizona (6–2) South Carolina State (7–2) Tennessee State (8–2) Tennessee–Martin (8–3) William & Mary (7–4) Eastern Kentucky (8–4) 18.
19. Villanova Elon (0–1) Central Arkansas (2–0) Villanova (1–1) Villanova (2–1) Central Arkansas (4–1) Western Illinois (3–2) Furman (5–2) Tennessee State (6–1) William & Mary (5–2) Western Illinois (5–3) Harvard (7–1) William & Mary (7–3) Elon (8–4) Elon (8–4) 19.
20. South Dakota State Villanova (0–1) Eastern Illinois (0–2) Eastern Illinois (1–2) Eastern Illinois (2–2) The Citadel (3–1) Delaware (2–3) Weber State (5–2) Jacksonville State (5–2) South Carolina State (6–2) Tennessee–Martin (7–2) UMass (6–4) Liberty (9–2) Jacksonville State (8–3) William & Mary (7–4) 20.
21. Eastern Kentucky South Dakota State (0–1) Villanova (0–1) Western Illinois (1–2) Western Illinois (2–2) Liberty (4–0) Furman (4–2) Tennessee State (5–1) Liberty (6–1) Furman (6–3) Harvard (6–1) Tennessee–Martin (7–3) Jacksonville State (8–3) Maine (8–4) McNeese State (7–4) 21.
22. Western Illinois Eastern Kentucky (0–1) The Citadel (1–1) The Citadel (1–1) Georgia Southern (2–2) Western Illinois (2–2) Eastern Washington (2–3) South Dakota State (3–3) Hampton (5–1) Lafayette (6–1) Tennessee State (7–2) Liberty (8–2) Colgate (8–2) Eastern Kentucky (8–3) Jacksonville State (8–3) 22.
23. The Citadel The Citadel (1–0) Furman (1–1) Furman (2–1) Youngstown State (2–2) Jacksonville State (3–1) South Dakota State (3–3) Jacksonville State (4–2) William & Mary (4–2) Tennessee–Martin (7–2) North Dakota State (5–4) Maine (7–3) Furman (7–4) Prairie View A&M (9–1) Texas State (8–5) 23.
24. Harvard Central Arkansas (1–0) Youngstown State (0–2) Youngstown State (1–2) The Citadel (2–1) Northern Arizona (3–1) Tennessee State (5–1) Hampton (4–1) South Carolina State (5–2) North Dakota State (4–4) Northern Arizona (6–3) Colgate (8–2) North Dakota State (6–4) Tennessee–Martin (8–4) Grambling State (11–2) 24.
25. Central Arkansas Harvard (0–0) Delaware State (1–0) Liberty (3–0) Tennessee State (4–0) Eastern Illinois (2–3) The Citadel (3–2) Georgia Southern (3–3) North Dakota State (3–4) Harvard (5–1) Liberty (7–2) North Dakota State (5–4) Tennessee State (8–3) Grambling State (9–2) Prairie View A&M (9–1) 25.
Preseason
[16]
Week 1
Sept 2[17]
Week 2
Sept 9[18]
Week 3
Sept 16[19]
Week 4
Sept 23[20]
Week 5
Sept 30[21]
Week 6
Oct 7[22]
Week 7
Oct 14[23]
Week 8
Oct 21[24]
Week 9
Oct 28[25]
Week 10
Nov 4[26]
Week 11
Nov 11[27]
Week 12
Nov 18[28]
Week 13
Nov 25[29]
Week 14
Postseason[30]
None Dropped:
  • 22 Eastern Kentucky
  • 25 Harvard
Dropped:
25 Delaware State
Dropped:
25 Liberty
Dropped:
  • 22 Georgia Southern
  • 23 Youngstown State
  • 25 Tennessee State
Dropped:
25 Eastern Illinois
Dropped:
  • 20 Delaware
  • 22 Eastern Washington
  • 25 The Citadel
Dropped:
  • 22 South Dakota State
  • 25 Georgia Southern
Dropped:
  • 19 Tennessee State
  • 20 Jacksonville State
  • 22 Hampton
Dropped:
22 Lafayette
Dropped:
  • 19 Western Illinois
  • 24 Northern Arizona
Dropped:
20 UMass
Dropped:
  • 23 Furman
  • 24 North Dakota State
  • 25 Tennessee State
Dropped:
24 Tennessee–Martin

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ In the actual printed polls, UMass was listed as Massachusetts

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