Phil Steele’s 2023 Preseason FCS Top 40.

We have spent the last few months analyzing the each FCS conference for this year’s FCS Digital Magazine (2 pages on every FCS Program!!!) Just like the FBS magazine, I have put together my Preseason Top 40. These rankings take into account the totality of the circumstances that I feel each team will face in the 2023 season, such as: schedule strength, foes’ schedule (coming off byes), experience edges at the start of the year and so forth. My Top 40 is based on where I project the teams to FINISH in the final regular season rankings.

Check out the FCS Digital Magazine on for our full conference projections, All-American and All-Conference teams as well as two pages on each FCS program which features a breakdown of each position, a forecast, schedules and stats for each FCS program!

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