UMaine football's loss to William & Mary has cost the Bears eight spots in the national weekly ranking, from #16 down to #24 in the STATS FCS poll.

The (4-3, 3-1 CAA) Black Bears are one of six CAA teams in the Top-25 with James Madison University leading the way at the #3 spot nationally.

Towson, ranked #10, is the only CAA team without a loss at 4-0 in league play.

In fact, Maine still has Towson and #8 Elon left to play on the schedule

Check out the complete Top-25...

Rank School Votes Prev
1 North Dakota State (7-0) 4075 (163) 1
2 Kennesaw State (6-1) 3865 3
3 James Madison (5-2) 3728 4
4 Weber State (5-2) 3447 7
5 Eastern Washington (5-2) 3133 9
6 UC Davis (6-1) 3051 10
7 South Dakota State (4-2) 2948 2
8 Elon (5-2) 2760 11
9 Wofford (5-2) 2614 12
10 Towson (6-1) 2559 13
11 Illinois State (5-2) 2428 8
12 Jacksonville State (5-2) 2182 5
13 Central Arkansas (5-2) 1869 15
14 McNeese (5-2) 1854 6
15 Stony Brook (6-2) 1845 18
16 Colgate (6-0) 1753 17
17 UNI (4-3) 1465 25
18 North Carolina A&T (6-2) 1338 19
19 Princeton (6-0) 933 23
20 Nicholls (4-3) 900 20
21 Delaware (5-2) 859 24
22 North Dakota (5-2) 667 NR
23 Sam Houston State (4-3) 584 14
24 Maine (4-3) 489 16
25 ETSU (6-2) 415 21
Others: Dartmouth (394) , Southeast Missouri State (195) , Chattanooga (132) , Florida A&M (125) , Rhode Island (111) , Idaho State (91) , UIW (70) , Murray State (28) , Montana State (21) , Montana (12) , Missouri State (11) , Monmouth (9) , San Diego (6) , Western Illinois (4) , Samford (2) , Mercer (2) , Alcorn State (1)

NOTE: The Black Bears host UAlbany this Saturday for their homecoming game. The Great Danes are 0-4 CAA (2-5 overall).