South Carolina State has moved into the top 10 in the latest FCS coaches’ poll. The Bulldogs were off last week but still moved up three spots to ninth in this week’s rankings. They are 2-1 this season, with the lone loss in the opener at Georgia Tech.
Furman made its debut in the coaches’ poll this week at number 23. The Paladins beat The Citadel over the weekend and are 2-1 this season. Their only loss was two weeks ago at USC.
The Coaches’ poll has Appalachian State (4-0) number one, followed by Villanova, James Madison, Jacksonville State and Delaware.
S.C. State and Furman are also both ranked in the Sports Network FCS top 25 poll. The Bulldogs are 9th and Furman is 18th. Villanova is the top team in that poll.