Week 4 FCS Football Top 25 Rankings

1Jacksonville State Jacksonville StateThe Gamecocks survived a furious UTM fourth quarter comeback attempt to win 48-41.1
2#1 North Dakota State FCS Football 2015 PreviewNorth Dakota StateNorth Dakota State enjoyed a week off before heading to South Dakota State to open up MVFC action. 2
3#5 Coastal Carolina FCS Football 2015 PreviewCoastal CarolinaAfter going into halftime tied with Bryant, Coastal Carolina scored 14 unanswered second half points to earn the win.3
4#7 James Madison FCS Football 2015 PreviewJames MadisonJames Madison shocked SMU in a 48-45 shootout. This is one of the best offenses in the country.6
5#2 Illinois State FCS Football 2015 PreviewIllinois StateIllinois State will host Northern Iowa in their MVFC opener on Saturday. That is a big game for both teams.5
6#3 Sam Houston State FCS Football 2015 PreviewSam Houston StateSam Houston State finally got a win, although it was against Houston Baptist. They face SFA next.4
7#11 Northern Iowa FCS Football 2015 PreviewNorthern IowaSo far Northern Iowa has survived a tough schedule with a 2-1 mark. After a week off, they head to Illinois State.7
8#4 Eastern Washington FCS Football 2015 PreviewEastern WashingtonEastern Washington mounted a nice comeback to beat Sacramento State 28-20 on the road. They could use a week off.8
9#9 Chattanooga FCS Football 2015 PreviewChattanoogaChattanooga did not need to try hard to beat Presbyterian. They get a week off before hosting Furman.10
10#8 Montana State FCS Football 2015 PreviewMontana StateMontana State got their Big Sky campaign off to a great start with a 45-28 home win over Cal Poly.11
11South Dakota State FCS FootballSouth Dakota StateSouth Dakota State moves to 3-0 with a win over Robert Morris. The big game against North Dakota State is Saturday night.12
12#13 Youngstown State FCS Football 2015 PreviewYoungstown StateYoungstown State has looked very good so far. They begin MVFC play at South Dakota.13
13#22 Fordham FCS Football 2015 PreviewFordhamAfter dropping 54 points on Monmouth, Fordham will likely do the same against Lafayette in their Patriot opener.14
14Portland State FCS FootballPortland StatePortland State had no trouble at all with Western Oregon. Next up they play another Big Sky surprise, North Dakota.16
15#15 William and Mary FCS Football 2015 PreviewWilliam & MaryWilliam & Mary shutout what was looking like a very potent Stony Brook offense. A trip to Delaware awaits.21
16#10 Villanova FCS Football 2015 PreviewVillanovaVillanova was shocked by Penn on Thursday night. They will hope to rebound against William & Mary on Saturday.9
17#17 Montana FCS Football 2015 PreviewMontanaMontana put an end to their two game skid with a nice home win over Northern Arizona. A trip to UCD is next.19
18#23 Eastern Kentucky FCS Football 2015 PreviewEastern KentuckyEKU got off to a great start in OVC by beating up on Austin Peay. They go out of conference and play Kentucky next.20
19#19 Samford FCS Football 2015 PreviewSamfordNot surprisingly, Samford was crushed by Louisville. They get a week off to recover before heading to VMI.18
20McNeese State FCS Football Top 25McNeese StateMcNeese State is off to a 3-0 start. A trip to Nicholls State this weekend should not be too tough either.22
21Liberty FCS FootballLibertyLiberty fell on the road to Southern Illinois. They have another tough road game at Georgia State next.15
22Harvard FCS Football Top 25HarvardHarvard rolled over Brown. They will go back out of conference for a home game against Georgetown on Friday.23
23#20 Indiana State FCS Football 2015 PreviewIndiana StateFollowing a week off, Indiana State has a winnable road MVFC contest against Missouri State.24
24Stony Brook FCS Football Top 25Stony BrookStony Brook could not get the ball moving at all against W&M. The game next week at James Madison is huge.17
25#12 New Hampshire FCS Football 2015 PreviewNew HampshireNew Hampshire crushed Central Connecticut State to move to 2-2 on the year and back into the top 25.NR