The college football season is back in full swing and the FCS delivered some quality games for another action-packed season. 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 5 was announced and perennial powerhouse North Dakota State remained atop the poll with 24 first-place votes.
Rounding out the top five is Montana with four first-place votes, South Dakota State, Sacramento State, and Montana State.
Where does your favorite team rank?
A full look at the Week 5 FCS AFCA Coaches Poll can be seen below.
Week 5 FCS AFCA Coaches Poll
|Rank||School (1st votes)||Rec.||Pts.||Prev.||Week 5||Next Game|
|1||North Dakota St. (24)||4-1||670||1||D. Youngstown St., 27-14||Oct. 8 at Indiana St.|
|2||Montana (3)||5-0||648||2||D. Idaho St., 28-20||Oct. 15 vs. Idaho|
|3||South Dakota St.||4-1||621||3||D. Western Illinois, 34-10||Oct. 8 vs. South Dakota|
|4||Sacramento St.||4-0||571||5||D. Cal Poly, 49-21||Oct. 8 vs. Northern Colorado|
|5||Montana St.||4-1||559||4||D. UC Davis, 41-24||Oct. 8 vs. Idaho St.|
|6||Delaware||5-0||548||6||D. Towson, 24-10||Oct. 8 at No. 17 William & Mary|
|7||Weber St.||4-0||509||7||Idle||Oct. 8 vs. No. 21 Eastern Washington|
|8||Jackson St.||4-0||480||8||Idle||Oct. 8 at Alabama St.|
|9||Chattanooga||4-1||442||10||D. East Tennessee St., 24-16||Oct. 15 vs. VMI|
|10||Holy Cross||5-0||431||11||D. Harvard, 30-21||Oct. 8 vs. Bucknell|
|11||UIW||4-1||386||12||D. McNeese, 48-20||Oct. 8 vs. Lamar|
|12||Mercer||4-1||357||13||D. Wofford, 42-7||Oct. 8 vs. Western Carolina|
|13||Villanova||3-2||290||15||D. Maine, 45-20||Oct. 15 at Richmond|
|14||UT Martin||3-2||286||17||D. Tennessee Tech, 45-28||Oct. 8 at Murray St.|
|15||Samford||4-1||275||19||D. Furman, 34-27||Oct. 8 vs. Wofford|
|16||Fordham||4-1||216||20||D. Georgetown (D.C.), 59-38||Oct. 8 at Lehigh|
|17||William & Mary||4-1||205||21||D. Stony Brook, 27-10||Oct. 8 vs. No. 6 Delaware|
|18||Elon||4-1||196||23||D. No. 22 Richmond, 30-27 2OT||Oct. 8 vs. Towson|
|19||Missouri St.||2-3||190||9||Lost to North Dakota, 48-31||Oct. 8 vs. No. 24 Southern Illinois|
|20||Southeastern Louisiana||3-2||162||24||D. Murray St., 48-14||Oct. 8 vs. Texas A&M-Commerce|
|21||Eastern Washington||1-3||108||18||Lost to Florida, 52-17||Oct. 8 at No. 7 Weber St.|
|22||Stephen F. Austin||2-3||103||14||Lost to Sam Houston, 17-16||Oct. 8 vs. Abilene Christian|
|23||Rhode Island||3-2||89||25||D. Brown, 38-10||Oct. 15 vs. No. 18 Elon|
|24||Southern Illinois||3-2||83||NR||D. Illinois St., 19-14||Oct. 8 at No. 19 Missouri St.|
|25||Southest Missouri St.||4-1||81||NR||D. Lindenwood, 49-28||Oct. 8 vs. Tennessee Tech|
Dropped Out: Austin Peay (16), Richmond (22)
Others Receiving Votes: Austin Peay, 72; Richmond, 48; Princeton, 24; Abilene Christian, 21; Eastern Kentucky, 20; North Carolina Central, 19; Idaho, 12; Monmouth (N.J.), 12; Furman, 11; North Dakota, 8; Davidson, 6; Youngstown St., 5; Florida A&M, 4; Tarleton, 4; Pennsylvania, 1; Stetson, 1; Stonehill, 1.