# 22 URI Football Gets In 2022 Season With Expectations Near Perpetuity High


— Rhode Island landed at No. 22 in the Statistics Carry Out FCS Preseason Top 25, which was launched Monday early morning.

The Rams invested 6 weeks inside the Statistics Carry out Leading 25 last season, reaching as high as No. 12 in the survey. URI ended the season getting votes simply outside the leading 25.

FCS champ North Dakota State a frustrating No. 1 in Statistics Carry out survey, getting 52 of the 54 first-place votes. The Bison had 1,348 points, providing breathing space ahead of South Dakota State (1,285), Montana (1,218) and Montana State (1,203). The Missouri Valley had 3 of the leading 5 groups, as Missouri State was 5th with 1,066 points

North Dakota State has actually won 9 of the last 11 nationwide titles and returns 13 beginners from a group that ended up 14-1, consisting of senior fullback Hunter Luepke, who was called the most impressive gamer of the Bison’s 38-10 thrashing of Montana State in the championship game video game.

The Huge Sky Conference had the most ranked groups with 6, led by Montana (10-3) and Montana State (12-3). The MVFC to 5 Leading 25 choices, while CAA Football had the third-most with 4, led by No. 6 Villanova (10-3).

In addition to Villanova, the CAA was represented by No. 19 Delaware, Rhode Island and No. 24 Richmond. William & & Mary, league newbie Monmouth and Elon all got votes too.

10 various conferences were represented in the rankings.

A nationwide media panel chooses the Statistics Carry out FCS Leading 25. A first-place vote deserves 25 points, a second-place vote 24 points, all the method to one point for a 25th-place vote.

STATISTICS CARRY OUT FCS PRESEASON TOP 25
1. North Dakota State (52)– 1,348
2. South Dakota State (2)– 1,285
3. Montana– 1,218
4. Montana State– 1,203
5. Missouri State– 1,066
6. Villanova– 997
7. Sacramento State– 991
8. Kennesaw State– 959
9. Southern Illinois– 915
10. Stephen F. Austin– 813
11. ETSU– 750
12. Chattanooga– 562
13. Eastern Washington– 538
14. UIW– 533
15. Jackson State– 515
16. Holy Cross– 503
17. Southeastern Louisiana– 440
18. UT Martin– 404
19. Delaware– 401
20. Weber State– 391
21. Northern Iowa– 289
22. Rhode Island– 242
23. Mercer– 215
24. Richmond– 166
25. UC Davis– 153

Others Getting Votes (schools noted on 2 or more tallies): South Dakota (7-5, 5-3 Missouri Valley) 151, Eastern Kentucky (7-4, 4-2 ASUN-WAC) 129, Florida A&M (9-3, 7-1 SWAC) 78, William & & Mary (6-5, 4-4 CAA) 66, Dartmouth (9-1, 6-1 Ivy) 59, Monmouth (7-4, 6-1 Huge South) 23, Harvard (8-2, 5-2 Ivy) 19, Princeton (9-1, 6-1 Ivy) 18, Central Arkansas (5-6, 3-3 ASUN-WAC) 14, Furman (6-5, 4-4 Southern) 14, South Carolina State (7-5, 5-0 MEAC) 13, Spiritual Heart (8-4, 6-1 Northeast) 12, Elon (6-5, 5-3 CAA) 8, North Carolina A&T (5-6, 3-4 Huge South) 4

Duplicates Perform FCS Leading 25 Citizens– Duplicates Perform: Craig Haley, Gary Factors. ASUN: John Bednarowski, Brian Morgan. Huge Sky Conference: Doug Kelly, Tyson Rodgers, Larry Dam. Big South Conference: Brian Cleary, Mark Simpson. CAA Football: Matt Harmon, Scott Klatzkin, Rob Washburn. Ivy League: Rick Bender, Craig Larson. Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference: Costs Hamilton, Maurice Williams. Missouri Valley Football Conference: Dom Izzo, Mike Kern, Randy Reinhardt. Northeast Conference: Sarah Boissonneault, Randy Brochu. Ohio Valley Conference: Mike Bradd, Kyle Schwartz. Patriot League: Eric Malanowski, Ryan Sakamoto. Leader Football League: Cody Bush, Jack Cronin. Southern Conference: Jeff Hartsell, Scott Keeler, Phil Perry. Southland Conference: Matthew Bonnette, James Dixon, Josh Yonis. Southwestern Athletic Conference: Ronnie Johnson, Andrew Roberts, Jacob Shames. Western Athletic Conference: Eric Danner, Dennis Driscoll. National Representatives: Josh Buchanan, Zack Carlton, Riley Corcoran, Sam Herder, Emory Hunt, Kyle Kensing, Brandon Lawrence, Zach McKinnell, Brian McLaughlin, Jon Passman, Kent Schmidt, Lawrence Smith, Phil Sokol, Reggie Thomas, Ralph Ventre, Jamie Williams.