Week 9 FCS Football Top 25 Rankings

1#3 North Dakota State FCS Football 2014 PreviewNorth Dakota StateWhile there might be disagreement with the rest of the Top 25, there's no argument who's No. 1.1
2#4 New Hampshire FCS Football 2014 PreviewNew HampshireThe Wildcats fall behind early against Stony Brook but rally. Veteran team doesn't get rattled. Albany is up next.3
3#6 Villanova FCS Football 2014 PreviewVillanovaVillanova goes outside the CAA for a victory against Morgan State. It has a huge game at Richmond next Saturday.4
4#12 Coastal Carolina FCS Football 2014 PreviewCoastal CarolinaCoastal Carolina takes care of Charleston Southern, 43-22. The Chanticleers visit Gardner-Webb next week.6
5#11 Jacksonville State FCS Football 2014 Preview
Jacksonville StateJacksonville State tops Tennessee Tech and has a good chance at a high playoff seed.7
6#1 Eastern Washington FCS Football 2014 PreviewEastern WashingtonThe Eagles see their conference win streak end at 14 games as they fall to Northern Arizona.2
7#8 McNeese State FCS Football 2014 PreviewMcNeese StateThe Cowboys roll against Incarnate Word. They visit Northwestern State next week.8
8#9 Chattanooga FCS Football 2014 PreviewChattanoogaThe Mocs finally dispatch pesky Mercer. Big SoCon tilt next week at Western Carolina. Who would have thought that?10
9Montana State FCS Football 2014 PreviewMontana StateThe Bobcats enjoy the bye week before they visit Cal Poly next weekend.11
10#18 Richmond FCS Football 2014 PreviewRichmondThe Spiders have an easy time with Elon. No. 3 Villanova comes to town next weekend.12
11Illinois State FCS Football Top 25 RankingsIllinois StateIllinois State remains unbeaten with a key win against Missouri State. It visits Northern Iowa next week.14
12#5 Montana FCS Football 2014 PreviewMontanaGrizzlies stunned by Cal Poly in second half. Montana falls to 5-3 with EWU and Montana State still to play.5
13#14 Fordham FCS Football 2014 PreviewFordhamThe Rams' offense continues to roll as they topple Lehigh, 48-27. Patriot League foe Colgate visits on Saturday.13
14Youngstown State FCS Football Top 25 RankingsYoungstown StateBig, big win for the Penguins against South Dakota State, 30-27. They're a solid playoff team right now.17
15#2 Southeastern Louisiana FCS Football 2014 PreviewSoutheastern LouisianaNot sure what to make of the Southland. It's been a season of highs and lows for everyone as SE Louisiana bows to SFA.9
16Eastern Kentucky FCS Football Top 25 RankingsEastern KentuckyThe Colonels get a solid 33-21 win over Southeast Missouri State. A tough test at Tennessee State awaits.19
17#10 South Dakota State FCS Football 2014 PreviewSouth Dakota StateAfter loss to YSU, it doesn't get any easier as the Jackrabbits head to North Dakota State next weekend.15
18Liberty FCS Football Top 25 RankingsLibertyCSM likes this team. Flames have 3 losses: North Carolina, Indiana State and Richmond. Liberty wallops GWU.20
19Northern Arizona FCS Football Top 25 Rankings
Northern ArizonaNAU likely punched its playoff ticket with the upset win over EWU. Combined record of last 4 foes is 6-26.NR
20#20 William & Mary FCS Football 2014 PreviewWilliam & MaryThe Tribe take care of business against Delaware, 31-17. Big game at JMU next week with winner getting close to playoffs.21
21#7 Northern Iowa FCS Football 2014 PreviewNorthern IowaThe Panthers go to 4-4 with win over Western Illinois. Huge game with Illinois State next Saturday.22
22Bryant FCS Football Top 25 Rankings
BryantBryant wallops Robert Morris, 42-9. With Sacred Heart losing, the Bulldogs appear to be the class of the NEC.23
23Bethune-Cookman FCS Football Top 25 RankingsBethune-CookmanWith loss to SC State, Bethune-Cookman likely will need to win final four games to have a shot at playoffs.16
24Indiana State FCS Football Top 25 Rankings
Indiana StateWith big win over Southern Illinois, there are now six MVFC in the College Sports Madness Top 25.NR
25#16 Sam Houston State FCS Football 2014 PreviewSam Houston StateThe Bearkats even its record at 4-4. Gotta believe SHSU would beat Harvard, that's why Harvard is out of Top 25.25