Top 25 College Football Rankings 2021: Week 12 FCS Coaches Poll

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The college football season is back in full swing and the FCS has returned to action this fall after playing in the spring due to the coronavirus-delayed season just months ago. Ahead of the upcoming week, we get a look at how each team stacks up against the competition.

On Monday, the AFCA Coaches Poll for Week 12 was announced.

Sam Houston and James Madison continue to hang on to the top two spots, while North Dakota State jumped into the top three after a win over No. 16 South Dakota. Rounding out the top five is Kennesaw State, Montana, and Eastern Washington.

Sam Houston is the lone undefeated team in the country, while seven other teams earned a bye week as the FCS playoffs prepare to kick off.

Where does your favorite team rank?

A full look at the Week 12 FCS AFCA Coaches Poll can be seen below.

Rank   School (1st votes)     

1 Sam Houston (27) 10-0
2 James Madison 10-1
3 North Dakota St. 10-1
4 Kennesaw St. 10-1  
5 Montana 9-2  
6 Eastern Washington 9-2
7 Villanova 9-2
8 East Tennessee St. 10-1
9 Montana St. 9-2  
10 Missouri St. 8-3
11 South Dakota St. 8-3
12 Sacramento St. 9-2
13 UT Martin 9-2
14 Jackson St. 10-1
15 UIW 9-2
16 UC Davis 8-3
17 Southeastern Louisiana 8-3
18 Princeton 9-1
19 Stephen F. Austin 8-3
20t. Dartmouth 9-1
20t. South Dakota 7-4
22 Florida A&M 9-2
23 Southern Illinois 7-4
24 Holy Cross 9-2
25 Northern Iowa 6-5

Dropped Out: Mercer (23), Monmouth (N.J.) (24)

Others Receiving Votes: Eastern Kentucky, 26; Mercer, 26; Chattanooga, 14; Monmouth (N.J.), 12; Davidson, 8; Harvard, 8; Elon, 5; Nicholls, 5; Sacred Heart, 4; Rhode Island, 3; Maine, 2; Weber St., 2; Austin Peay, 1.

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