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...

RankSchoolVotesPrev
1North Dakota State (7-0)4075 (163)1
2Kennesaw State (6-1)38653
3James Madison (5-2)37284
4Weber State (5-2)34477
5Eastern Washington (5-2)31339
6UC Davis (6-1)305110
7South Dakota State (4-2)29482
8Elon (5-2)276011
9Wofford (5-2)261412
10Towson (6-1)255913
11Illinois State (5-2)24288
12Jacksonville State (5-2)21825
13Central Arkansas (5-2)186915
14McNeese (5-2)18546
15Stony Brook (6-2)184518
16Colgate (6-0)175317
17UNI (4-3)146525
18North Carolina A&T (6-2)133819
19Princeton (6-0)93323
20Nicholls (4-3)90020
21Delaware (5-2)85924
22North Dakota (5-2)667NR
23Sam Houston State (4-3)58414
24Maine (4-3)48916
25ETSU (6-2)41521
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).