Week 13 FCS Football Top 25 Rankings

1#4 New Hampshire FCS Football 2014 PreviewNew HampshireUNH survived Orono, beating Maine 20-12. Now it's up to the committee to see whether New Hampshire gets top seed.1
2#3 North Dakota State FCS Football 2014 PreviewNorth Dakota StateNDSU crushes Youngstown State. If someone wants to go to Frisco, they still might have to go through Fargo.2
3#11 Jacksonville State FCS Football 2014 PreviewJacksonville StateThe Gamecocks take care of Southeast Missouri State. They lost one game this year - to Michigan State.4
4#1 Eastern Washington FCS Football 2014 PreviewEastern WashingtonThe Eagles took care of PSU on Friday night. Now it's a first-round bye and then at least one home playoff game.5
5#6 Villanova FCS Football 2014 PreviewVillanovaVillanova jumped out to a big lead against Delaware, then had to rally in the closing minute to avoid a huge upset.6
6#12 Coastal Carolina FCS Football 2014 PreviewCoastal CarolinaCoastal's unbeaten season comes to an end when Liberty blocks a last-second 24-yard field goal to escape 15-14.3
7#9 Chattanooga FCS Football 2014 PreviewChattanoogaAfter an 0-2 start, the Mocs go 9-1 to earn their first playoff berth since 1984. They will be excited in Chattanooga.7
8Illinois State FCS Football Top 25 RankingsIllinois StateAll the Redbirds did this year was win. They finish with a 44-29 triumph over SIU. They should get a playoff bye.8
9#14 Fordham FCS Football 2014 PreviewFordhamThe Rams finish with a respectable 42-31 loss to Army. They likely will play in the first round but will be a tough out.9
10Northern Iowa FCS Football Top 25 RankingsNorthern IowaThe Panthers (8-4) win their fifth straight and they needed them all. UNI should get a home playoff date.10
11#5 Montana FCS Football 2014 PreviewMontanaIt wouldn't be the playoffs without the Grizzlies. They wallop rival MSU to gain what should be a home playoff game.11
12#2 Southeastern Louisiana FCS Football 2014 PreviewSoutheastern LouisianaSELA (9-3) takes care of business against Nicholls. It'll be in the playoffs, but SE Louisiana might have to travel.13
13James Madison FCS Football Top 25 RankingsJames MadisonThe Dukes (9-3) finish the season with seven straight victories. This is the hottest team entering the playoffs.16
14#10 South Dakota State FCS Football 2014 Preview
South Dakota StateSouth Dakota State (8-4) finishes strong with a victory over rival South Dakota. The Jackrabbits are playoff bound.15
15Liberty FCS Football Top 25 RankingsLibertyThe Flames needed a victory over unbeaten Coastal Carolina and they got it. Next stop: playoffs.24
16Montana State FCS Football Top 25 RankingsMontana StateThe Bobcats get embarrassed by Montana, but their resume still is strong enough to get them in the playoffs.12
17Eastern Kentucky FCS Football Top 25 RankingsEastern KentuckyThe Colonels go up against the wrong team at the wrong time: Florida. Still, EKU should be in the playoffs.14
18#18 Richmond FCS Football 2014 PreviewRichmondRichmond (8-4) gets a huge win over rival William & Mary that should put the Spiders in the playoffs.18
19#16 Sam Houston State FCS Football 2014 PreviewSam Houston StateKC Keeler's team wins its fifth straight with a big victory over Central Arkansas. The Bearkats are playoff bound.20
20Harvard FCS Football Top 25 RankingsHarvardYou can't do any better than what the Crimson accomplished this season: 10-0 and a victory over rival Yale.21
21Idaho State FCS Football Top 25Idaho StateA bubble team that could just squeak into the playoffs. Idaho State tops Weber State.NR
22Youngstown State FCS Football Top 25 RankingsYoungstown StateThree straight losses down the stretch kill any hopes of making the playoffs for the Penguins.19
23#20 William & Mary FCS Football Top 25 RankingsWilliam & MaryThe Tribe lose a tough one to rival Richmond and likely will just miss out on the playoffs.22
24Stephen F. Austin FCS Football Top 25 RankingsStephen F. AustinStephen F. Austin (8-4) finishes on a winning note and just gets into the tournament.NR
25South Carolina State FCS Football Top 25 RankingsSouth Carolina StateThe Bulldogs grab a share of the MEAC title but Morgan State gets the automatic bid.NR