Week 6 FCS Football Top 25 Rankings

1Jacksonville State Jacksonville StateThe Gamecocks (4-1) enjoy a bye week before getting back to OVC play next Saturday at Tennessee Tech.1
2#1 North Dakota State FCS Football 2015 PreviewNorth Dakota StateAmazing is the only word to describe the Bison (4-1). NDSU beats UNI, 31-28, on a touchdown with 35 seconds left.2
3#5 Coastal Carolina FCS Football 2015 PreviewCoastal CarolinaThe Chanticleers (6-0) top Presbyterian 24-17 as the game ends with the Blue Hose on Coastal's 10. CCU is idle this week.3
4#7 James Madison FCS Football 2015 PreviewJames MadisonJMU (6-0) beats Towson, 51-30. The Dukes are averaging more than 48 points a game. They visit Elon next weekend.4
5#2 Illinois State FCS Football 2015 PreviewIllinois StateIllinois State (4-1) tops Youngstown State, 24-23. Its only loss has come against Iowa, a pretty fair FBS team.5
6#9 Chattanooga FCS Football 2015 PreviewChattanoogaThe Mocs (4-1) register an impressive 31-3 victory over Furman. Jacob Huesman tops 10,000 career yards in total offense.6
7#11 Northern Iowa FCS Football 2015 PreviewNorthern IowaThe Panthers are the best 2-3 team in the nation. But the losses have taken away their margin for error. WIU is next.7
8#4 Eastern Washington FCS Football 2015 PreviewEastern WashingtonThe Eagles (3-2) rally for an improbable OT victory, 42-41, over Cal-Poly. They were down 15 points in the 4th quarter.8
9#3 Sam Houston State FCS Football 2015 PreviewSam Houston StateSHSU (3-2) might be starting to get its act together. It humbles Incarnate Word, 59-7. Abilene Christian is next.9
10South Dakota State FCS FootballSouth Dakota StateThe Jackrabbits (4-1) pick up a key conference victory over Indiana State, 24-7. They visit Youngstown State next week.11
11#13 Youngstown State FCS Football 2015 PreviewYoungstown StateThe Penguins are 3-2. For those counting, YSU makes it five MVFC teams in the College Sports Madness top 11!10
12#17 Montana FCS Football 2015 PreviewMontanaMontana (3-3) lose 24-21 in overtime to Weber State for the first time in 28 years in Missoula.12
13#22 Fordham FCS Football 2015 PreviewFordhamFordham (5-1) holds on against Penn, 48-45. The Rams did have a 25-point lead in this one.13
14#8 Montana State FCS Football 2015 PreviewMontana StateMontana State (3-2) top Sacramento State, 35-13. They visit Portland State next week.14
15#23 Eastern Kentucky FCS Football 2015 PreviewEastern KentuckyThe Colonels (3-2) take care of Tennessee Tech, 48-17, on Thursday night. They visit Southeast Missouri on Saturday.17
16McNeese State FCS Football Top 25McNeese StateThe Cowboys (5-0) win a huge conference game against rival SELA, 21-7. They can't avoid at letdown next week at UCA.18
17Harvard FCS Football Top 25HarvardWhile everyone else falls, Harvard (4-0) keeps winning, 40-3, over Cornell.21
18Liberty FCS FootballLibertyThe road-weary Flames (3-3) fall to Gardner-Webb, 34-20, after falling behind 20-0. Their 4th straight road game is at Monmouth.16
19#19 Samford FCS Football 2015 PreviewSamfordThe Bulldogs (3-2) trounce VMI, 49-13. The Citadel is next as Samford has a chance to get a winning streak going.19
20Richmond FCS Football Top 25 RankingsRichmondThe Spiders (4-1) top Elon, 27-14, in a game that wasn't as close as the score indicates. NR
21#12 New Hampshire FCS Football 2015 PreviewNew HampshireThe Wildcats (3-2) enjoyed a bye week as they prepare for a key conference game next Saturday at William & Mary.22
22Portland State FCS FootballPortland StatePortland State (4-1) rolls over FBS member North Texas, 66-7. Montana State is next up.25
23#20 Indiana State FCS Football 2015 PreviewIndiana StateThe Sycamores (3-2) bow to South Dakota State. Their next four games are: S. Illinois, NDSU, Illinois St. and No. Iowa.20
24Western Illinois FCS Football Top 25Western IllinoisWe'll see how good the Leaathernecks (3-2) are in the coming weeks. Next up: Northern Iowa.NR
25North Dakota FCS Football Top 25North DakotaNorth Dakota (4-2) falls to Idaho State, 37-31. A surging Weber State team is up next.23