Week 2 FCS Football Top 25

1 #1 North Dakota State FCS Football 2015 PreviewNorth Dakota StateNDSU (2-0) wins an absolute thriller over Eastern Washington. Next they play at Iowa. If they win there, can anyone in FCS stop them?1
2Richmond FCS Football Top 25 RankingsRichmondThe Spiders (2-0) spun a web around Norfolk State, shutting them out 34-0. CAA play starts next week with a trip to Stony Brook.2
3#3 Sam Houston State FCS Football 2015 PreviewSam Houston StateThe Bearkats (1-0) took this week off before next week's game at Lamar. This is probably the last team Lamar wants to see at this point.3
4#9 Chattanooga FCS Football 2015 PreviewChattanoogaThe Mocs (2-0) have won by a combined score of 100-0. That's impressive no matter who you've played. A conference roadie at Furman is next.6
5Jacksonville State Jacksonville StateJSU (1-1) lost to FBS LSU. No real harm in that considering the mood the Tigers were in. A home game with Coastal awaits.5
6 #2 Illinois State FCS Football 2015 Preview
Illinois StateThe question about the Rebirds (2-0) and their rebuild were answered with a win over Northwestern. EIU comes calling next week.13
7#5 Coastal Carolina FCS Football 2015 PreviewCoastal CarolinaThe Chanticleers (2-0) win handily again. Their biggest roadblock towards an undefeated season comes next week when they visit Jacksonville State.8
8#17 Montana FCS Football 2015 PreviewMontanaThe Grizzlies (2-0) jumped out early on Northern Iowa, then held on for a huge road win. That's deserving of a break next week.14
9#11 Northern Iowa FCS Football 2015 PreviewNorthern IowaUNI (1-1) missed opportunities to come back against Montana. Now they go to the road and face an equally disappointed EWU.4
10Eastern Washington FCS Football Top 25Eastern WashingtonThe Eagles (1-1) beat Washington State last week and almost won at North Dakota State this week. Next week they host Northern Iowa.7
11#7 James Madison FCS Football 2015 PreviewJames MadisonThe Dukes (2-0) are now averging 68 points per game, down from 80! It does get tougher next week with a visit to North Carolina.9
12South Dakota State FCS FootballSouth Dakota StateThe Jackrabbits (1-1) rebound by whipping Drake. The last non-conference game is next week, hosting Cal Poly, before a week off.10
13Citadel FCS Football Top 25 RankingsCitadelThe Bulldogs (2-0) are in the very enviable position of being 2-0 in conference. They'll take a break from the SoCon next week going to Gardner-Webb.15
14Western Illinois FCS Football Top 25Western IllinoisThe Leathernecks (2-0) have two impressive wins over Eastern Illinois and Northern Arizona. They visit Northern Illinois next week.16
15William and Mary FCS Football Top 25William & MaryThe Tribe (1-1) beat Hampton this week 24-14. Not as impressive as one who have liked to have seen. They host Norfolk State next.12
16McNeese State FCS Football Top 25McNeese StateMcNeese State (1-1) lost to FBS Louisiana-Lafayette. The Southland slate starts next week at home against Stephen F. Austin.11
17 #12 New Hampshire FCS Football 2015 PreviewNew HampshireUNH (1-1) sealed a win against Holy Cross with a late pick six. Next week they play at the Ivy League's Dartmouth for the Big Green's opener.20
18 Charleston Southern FCS Football Top 25Charleston SouthernThe Buccaneers (1-2) were overmatched against FBS Florida State anyway. Suspenions didn't help. It's time for a break; they'll take a week off.17
19 Wofford FCS Football Top 25WoffordThe Terriers (1-1) were leashed by Mississippi. A game against a lower division Johnson C. Smith is next up.19
20 Albany FCS Football Top 25AlbanyLook who we have here? The Great Danes (2-0) might be this year's Cinderella. A home win against Holy Cross next week may confirm it.23
21Eastern Kentucky FCS Football Top 25Eastern KentuckyEKU (1-1) beat up on NAIA Pikeville Thursday, a game that really tells us nothing. Next they travel back to Indiana to play Ball State.24
22 Samford FCS Football Top 25SamfordThe Bulldogs (2-0) won a big non-conference game against Central Arkansas. Now they take a week off in preparation for Chattanooga.NR
23 Youngstown State FCS Football Top 25Youngstown StateThe Penguins (1-1) were tied at half with West Virginia before losing. They pick back up with their "NEC" schedule next week with Robert Morris.21
24Northern Arizona FCS Football Top 25Northern ArizonaIt's hard to boot the Lumberjacks (0-2) out just yet considering two road games against tough opponents. They get New Mexico Highlands next.18
25North Carolina A&T FCS Football Top 25North Carolina A&TThe Aggies (2-0) get some love from us this week as they upset Kent State. They play Tulsa on the road next week. Could they double dip?NR