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Aug. 30, 2012; Tempe, AZ, USA; Northern Arizona quarterback Cary Grossart (5) looks to pass during the first quarter against Arizona State at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jennifer Hilderbrand-US PRESSWIRE

2012 FCS Playoff Bracketology: Week Ten

FCS playoff bracketology is back, and in this week’s bracket we see a change at the top as Eastern Washington fell 30-27 to Southern Utah last week.  As a result, North Dakota State claims the top seed, with Georgia Southern, Old Dominion, Sam Houston State, and Montana State rounding out the top five.

As always, the bracket below is what it would look like if the playoffs started tomorrow.



Big Sky: #12 Northern Arizona

Big South: #9 Stony Brook

Colonial: #10 James Madison

Mid-Eastern: Bethune-Cookman

Missouri Valley: #1 North Dakota State

Northeastern: #20 Albany

Ohio Valley: #18 Tennessee State

Patriot: #8 Lehigh

Southern: #2 Georgia Southern

Southland: #13 Central Arkansas


At-Large Bids:

Big Sky: #16 Cal Poly, #3 Montana State, #7 Eastern Washington

Colonial: #11 New Hampshire, #5 Old Dominion

Missouri Valley: #14 Indiana State, #21 South Dakota State

Southern: #6 Wofford, #15 Appalachian State

Southland: #5 Sam Houston State


Last Four Out: #17 Illinois State, #22 Richmond, Sacramento State, #23 Villanova


The Field:
(*  = home field advantage)

*#1 North Dakota State
Tennessee State/Cal Poly

New Hampshire

*#5 Montana State
Central Arkansas

*#4 Sam Houston State
Northern Arizona /South Dakota State

*#3 Old Dominion
Appalachian State/Bethune-Cookman

*Eastern Washington
Stony Brook

*James Madison

*#2 Georgia Southern
Indiana State/Albany

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