Jackson State Reclaims #1 Computer Ranking Over Sacramento State

October 30, 2022 by CollegeFootballPoll.com Staff

Jackson State completed its ESPN College GameDay experience with a 35-0 romp over rival Southern, followed by the reclamation of the #1 spot in the Congrove Computer Rankings at CollegeFootballPoll.com.

The Tigers have traded the top spot with Sacramento State for the last 3 weeks.

The Hornets were also winners, but needed a late touchdown to overcome Idaho 31-28. Sacramento State had blown every bit of a 24-7 lead with consecutive interceptions in the 4th quarter and the Vandals had taken the lead with 6:26 to go. The Hornets ran the ball for all 13 plays in the winning drive, marching 75 yards and capping the drive with QB Asher O-Hara 2-yatrd run. Sacramento State employs a 2-QB system and it was Jake Dunniway who threw the picks.

Saturday was a Lollapalooza of upsets, but all of last week's top 9 teams survived the carnage.

South Dakota State stays at No. 3 after a 49-7 win at home over Indiana State.

Incarnate Word jumps from 7th to 4th after halting Texas A&M-Commerce's four game winning streak with a 35-7 road win.

Princeton inches upward from 6th to 5th on the heels of a 35-9 romp over Cornell.

Idle Montana State slips from 5th to 6th.

Holy Cross drops from 4th to 7th, despite a 53-52 overtime win over then-No. 24 Fordham

Weber State stays at No. 8 as the Wildcats rebounded from last week's 43-38 loss at Montana State by defeating Montana in Ogden, 24-21. It's the third straight loss for the Griz who held the #1 spot in the rankings for 4 weeks for the weeks of September 18th, September 25th, October 2nd and October 9th.

North Dakota State remains 9th after a 24-7 home win over Illinois State.

Samford takes 10th after a 38-3 cruising at The Citadel.

The former #10, Chattanooga, was a 24-20 loser at Furman and falls to 14th while the Paladins rise to 16th.

15th-ranked Penn tumbled from the undefeated ranks with a 34-31 upset loss at Brown. Four teams remain perfect - Jackson State, Sacramento State, Princeton and Holy Cross.

See the Complete FCS Top 130.