Week 12 FCS Football Top 25 Rankings

1#4 New Hampshire FCS Football 2014 PreviewNew HampshireEven with win over Delaware, New Hampshire (9-1) isn't home free yet. It still has a game left at improving Maine.1
2#3 North Dakota State FCS Football 2014 PreviewNorth Dakota StateThe Bison (10-1) got back to their winning ways with a 45-10 victory over Missouri State. Still have YSU left.2
3#12 Coastal Carolina FCS Football 2014 PreviewCoastal CarolinaThe Chanticleers (11-0) go for an unbeaten regular season next week at home against Liberty.3
4#11 Jacksonville State FCS Football 2014 Preview
Jacksonville StateJacksonville State dodges a bullet against an improving EIU and in the process gained the OVC's automatic playoff bid.4
5#1 Eastern Washington FCS Football 2014 PreviewEastern WashingtonEWU enjoys a bye week before finishing the regular season next Friday night at Portland State.5
6#6 Villanova FCS Football 2014 PreviewVillanovaThe Wildcats have lost two games by a total of two points. A win next week at Delaware gets them a first-round bye.6
7#9 Chattanooga FCS Football 2014 PreviewChattanoogaAfter an 0-2 start, the Mocs are 8-1 with one game left in the regular season at Furman. A win gets them a playoff bye.7
8Illinois State FCS Football Top 25 RankingsIllinois StateThe Redbirds are 9-1 and legit, but they didn't meet North Dakota State nor did they play an FBS school…just saying.8
9#14 Fordham FCS Football 2014 PreviewFordhamThe Rams (10-1) crush Georgetown as standout QB Mike Nebrich returns following an appendectomy. Army is next.9
10Northern Iowa FCS Football Top 25 RankingsNorthern IowaUNI (7-4) win their fourth straight, 40-21 over SIU. A win over Missouri State and the Panthers are in the playoffs.10
11#5 Montana FCS Football 2014 PreviewMontanaThe Grizzlies (7-4) top SUU and get a big break with Northern Arizona going down. Still, might need to beat Montana St.11
12Montana State FCS Football Top 25 RankingsMontana StateThe Bobcats (8-3) get a big win over Idaho State. They might be in a position where a loss to Montana might not kill playoff chances.13
13#2 Southeastern Louisiana FCS Football 2014 PreviewSoutheastern LouisianaSE Louisiana (8-3) punched its playoff ticket with 28-9 win over McNeese. All that remains is winless Nicholls.14
14Eastern Kentucky FCS Football Top 25 RankingsEastern KentuckyThe Colonels (9-2) overcame a 27-7 halftime deficit to beat Murray State as Dy'Shawn Mobley scores 6 TDs.17
15#10 South Dakota State FCS Football 2014 PreviewSouth Dakota StateSDSU (7-4) roll over Western Illinois. A win against South Dakota should get the Jackrabbits in the playoffs.22
16James Madison FCS Football Top 25 RankingsJames MadisonThe Dukes (8-3) have won six straight and might be the hottest team in the FCS. They dismantled Richmond, 55-20.NR
17Indiana State FCS Football Top 25 RankingsIndiana StateThe Sycamores (7-4) win a huge game in OT at Youngstown to keep playoff hopes alive. They finish at Western Illinois.NR
18#18 Richmond FCS Football 2014 PreviewRichmondThe reeling Spiders (7-4) need a win next Saturday night at William & Mary to have a shot at the playoffs.12
19Youngstown State FCS Football Top 25 RankingsYoungstown StateThe Penguins (7-4) lose a heartbreaker in OT, now must finish up at North Dakota State. A win is a must.15
20#16 Sam Houston State FCS Football 2014 PreviewSam Houston StateThe Bearkats (7-4) crush Houston Baptist four their fourth straight win. A victory against UCA gets SHSU in playoffs.23
21Harvard FCS Football Top 25 RankingsHarvardThe Crimson go to 9-0 and clinch at least a share of Ivy title. Rival Yale is up next.24
22#20 William & Mary FCS Football Top 25 RankingsWilliam & MaryThe Tribe (7-4) roll over Towson. Next Saturday night's game with Richmond will likely have huge playoff implications.NR
23Charleston Southern FCS Football Top 25 RankingsCharleston SouthernThe Buccaneers (8-3) beat Liberty to stay in the playoff hunt, but they end the season at Georgia. Yea, that Georgia.NR
24Liberty FCS Football Top 25 RankingsLibertyThe Flames (7-4) need a win against Coastal Carolina to have a shot at the playoffs. A loss and they're out.18
25Bryant FCS Football Top 25 RankingsBryantAfter losing to Sacred Heart, Bryant (8-2) has to hope the playoff committee looks fondly on the NEC.20