Week 7 FCS Football Top 25 Rankings

1Jacksonville State Jacksonville StateThe Gamecocks (5-1) take care of business against Tennessee Tech. They control the top spot - for now.1
2#5 Coastal Carolina FCS Football 2015 PreviewCoastal CarolinaThe Chanticleers (6-0) enjoy a bye week and move up in the rankings after North Dakota State's loss.3
3#7 James Madison FCS Football 2015 PreviewJames MadisonJames Madison (7-0) top their scoring average (48 points) with a 51-0 route of Elon.4
4#2 Illinois State FCS Football 2015 PreviewIllinois StateThe Redbirds (5-1) humble Missouri State, 38-2. Western Illinois visits next weekend.5
5#9 Chattanooga FCS Football 2015 PreviewChattanoogaNot the Mocs (5-1) best effort as they struggle against VMI, 33-27. They visit Wofford next Saturday.6
6#4 Eastern Washington FCS Football 2015 PreviewEastern WashingtonThe Eagles (4-2) take care of Idaho State for their fourth straight win. They visit Northern Colorado next week.8
7#3 Sam Houston State FCS Football 2015 PreviewSam Houston StateThe Bearkats (4-2) cruise past Abilene Christian, 49-21. That's four straight wins for Sam Houston State.9
8#1 North Dakota State FCS Football 2015 PreviewNorth Dakota StateThe Bison (4-2) lose to South Dakota, 24-21, for the first time in Fargo, N.D., since 1978.2
9South Dakota State FCS FootballSouth Dakota StateSouth Dakota State (5-1) stun Youngstown State, 38-8. Big game with Northern Iowa next week.10
10#17 Montana FCS Football 2015 PreviewMontanaThe Grizzlies (3-3) enjoy a bye week. Their three losses have come by a total of 14 points.12
11#22 Fordham FCS Football 2015 PreviewFordhamThe Rams (6-1) survive Holy Cross' upset bid, winning 47-41 in overtime. Lehigh is up next.13
12Portland State FCS FootballPortland StatePortland State  (5-1) takes care of Montana State, 59-42. Cal Poly is next.22
13#23 Eastern Kentucky FCS Football 2015 PreviewEastern KentuckyThe Colonels (4-2) beat Southeast Missoui State, 27-10. Tennessee State and Jacksonville State are up next.15
14McNeese State FCS Football Top 25McNeese StateMcNeese State (6-0) is one of the few FCS unbeatens as they top a tough Central Arkansas team.16
15Harvard FCS Football Top 25HarvardThe Crimson (5-0) continue to roll with an easy win over Lafayette. Too bad they're not eligible for the playoffs.17
16Richmond FCS Football Top 25 RankingsRichmondThe Spiders (5-1) take care of Rhode Island, 37-12. A huge game awaits next week at James Madison.20
17#8 Montana State FCS Football 2015 PreviewMontana StateMontana State (3-3) is finding the Big Sky to be a loaded conference this season.14
18Western Illinois FCS Football Top 25Western IllinoisThe Leathernecks (4-2) deserve some props with big win over Northern Iowa, but Illinois State looms.24
19#13 Youngstown State FCS Football 2015 PreviewYoungstown StateThe Penguins (3-3) had no answers for South Dakota State. They'll try to regroup against Southern Illinois.11
20#20 Indiana State FCS Football 2015 PreviewIndiana StateThe Sycamores (4-2) top Southern Illinois, but the slate gets tougher: NDSU and Illinois State back to back.23
21William and Mary FCS Football Top 25William & MaryThe Tribe (4-2) win a big game against New Hampshire, 34-18. Hampton is up next.NR
22#11 Northern Iowa FCS Football 2015 PreviewNorthern IowaThe Panthers (2-4) didn't expect to be 2-4. That's a big and important loss to Western Illinois.7
23Villanova FCS Football Top 25VillanovaVillanova (3-3) wallop Albany, 37-0, and try to get back in playoff hunt without John Robertson.NR
24Charleston Southern FCS Football Top 25Charleston SouthernThe Buccaneers (5-1) win their fourth straight with a 10-7 win over Presbyterian, but the slate gets tougher now.NR
25North Carolina A&T FCS Football Top 25North Carolina A&TThe Aggies (5-1) win a big MEAC test against Bethune-Cookman.NR