Week 11 FCS Football Top 25 Rankings

1 Jacksonville StateJacksonville StateAll that stands between the Gamecocks (9-1) and the No. 1 seed in the playoffs is a win over Murray State.1
2#5 Coastal Carolina FCS Football 2015 PreviewCoastal CarolinaCoastal Carolina (9-1) defeat Kennesaw State, 45-13. They finish the regular season Thursday night at Liberty.2
3#2 Illinois State FCS Football 2015 PreviewIllinois StateThe Redbirds (8-2) had to battle against SIU before prevailing. They finish the regular season against South Dakota.3
4#1 North Dakota State FCS Football 2015 PreviewNorth Dakota StateThe Bison (8-2) score 17 fourth-quarter points to rally and defeat Youngstown State, 27-24. 4
5 McNeese State FCS Football Top 25McNeese StateThe Cowboys (9-0) were off this weekend and try to finish the regular season unbeaten next weekend at Lamar.5
6William and Mary FCS Football Top 25 William & MaryThe Tribe (8-2) defeat Towson, 31-17. A win over rival Richmond next week and they're CAA champs.6
7 South Dakota State FCS FootballSouth Dakota StateSDSU (8-2) top South Dakota to remain in the hunt for a possible first-round bye. They finish at Western Illinois.7
8#9 Chattanooga FCS Football 2015 PreviewChattanoogaThe Mocs (8-2) top The Citadel for their third straight SoCon title. They finish the regular season at Florida State.8
9#3 Sam Houston State FCS Football 2015 PreviewSam Houston StateThe Bearkats (7-3) put up 59 points against NSU. Next is a showdown at Central Arkansas with a playoff berth at stake.9
10#7 James Madison FCS Football 2015 PreviewJames MadisonJMU (8-2) rallied late to beat upset-minded Delaware. Villanova is up next but JMU has likely punched its playoff ticket.12
11Charleston Southern FCS Football Top 25 Charleston SouthernThe Bucs (9-1) got all they could handle from Liberty but prevailed, 31-24, to finish the Big South unbeaten.14
12#11 Northern Iowa FCS Football 2015 PreviewNorthern IowaThe Panthers (6-4) have won four straight and finish the regular season against Southern Illinois.15
13 Portland State FCS FootballPortland StatePortland State (8-2) wins a huge contest against Southern Utah. It finishes at Eastern Washington.16
14#17 Montana FCS Football 2015 PreviewMontanaThe Grizzlies (6-4) took care of business against EWU, now they must do the same against rival Montana State.17
15#4 Eastern Washington FCS Football 2015 PreviewEastern WashingtonThe Eagles (6-4) will have to beat Portland State if they want a shot at the playoffs.13
16#22 Fordham FCS Football 2015 PreviewFordhamThe Rams (9-2) finish with the season with a victory over Georgetown. Now they play the waiting game for the playoffs.18
17 Richmond FCS Football Top 25 RankingsRichmondRichmond (7-3) likely have to beat William & Mary next week to make the playoffs. 10
18 North Carolina A&T FCS Football Top 25North Carolina A&TThe Aggies (9-1) humble Delaware State, 27-6. They finish at home next week against rival North Carolina Central.19
19 Northern Arizona FCS Football Top 25Northern ArizonaNorthern Arizona (7-3) have won four in a row and are averaging more than 52 ppg in that stretch.22
20 #38 Dartmouth FCS Football 2015 PreviewDartmouthDartmouth (8-1) is one of several strong teams in the Ivy this year. It defeated Cornell, 21-3 Friday night.NR
21 Eastern Illinois FCS Football 2015 PreviewEastern IllinoisAfter an 0-3 start, EIU has won six of seven. It hosts EKU next weekend with a playoff berth quite likely on the line.NR
22 Harvard FCS Football Top 25HarvardHarvard's 22-game winning streak is over as Penn triumphs, 35-25. 11
23Southern Utah FCS Football Top 25 Southern UtahSouthern Utah falls to Portland State and finishes the regular season with a must-win contest against Northern Arizona.21
24Citadel FCS Football Top 25 Rankings CitadelThe Citadel (7-3) bow to Chattanooga and end with South Carolina. Will 7-4 be good enough for a playoff bid?24
25#12 New Hampshire FCS Football 2015 Preview New HampshireIt appears the Wildcats are back in the playoff picture. A win over Maine next week might get them in.NR