Week 6 FCS Football Top 25 Rankings

1 #1 North Dakota State FCS Football 2015 PreviewNorth Dakota StateThe Bison (5-0) made easy work of Missouri State, no surprise. Big home game with South Dakota State next week.1
2Jacksonville StateJacksonville State.JSU (4-1) cruised past Tennessee Tech in their SoCon opener. Should have little problem with Austin Peay next.2
3#3 Sam Houston State FCS Football 2015 PreviewSam Houston StateThe SHSU (5-0) offense scores at will, but they give up plenty too. Abilene Christian won't keep up next week, no worries.3
4#9 Chattanooga FCS Football 2015 PreviewChattanoogaNow it's time to play a little football. The Mocs (6-0) travel to The Citadel for a Top Ten clash and likely SoCon title next week.4
5 Eastern Washington FCS Football Top 25Eastern WashingtonEWU (5-1) might be the one team who could keep up with SHSU. What an offense. Cool the jets, take a week off.5
6Richmond FCS Football Top 25 RankingsRichmondThe Spiders (5-1) took Alabany's best shot and prevailed in 3 OTs. It's no easier as Villanova visits next.6
7Citadel FCS Football Top 25 RankingsCitadelCitadel (5-0) couldn't beat the hurricane, so they played on Thursday instead. See above, SoCon game of the year next!7
8#17 Montana FCS Football 2015 PreviewMontanaMontana (4-1) cherry picked on MVSU mid-season. Not very nice, 67-7. Sacramento State visits next, more of the same?8
9#7 James Madison FCS Football 2015 PreviewJames MadisonThe Dukes (5-1) all but buried W&M's playoff chances. Now they go to New Hampshire to try to hurt theirs too.9
10South Dakota State FCS FootballSouth Dakota StateSDSU (3-2) outgunned Southern Illinois. A bit tougher road game at North Dakota State next week.10
11Western Illinois FCS Football Top 25Western IllinoisWIU (4-1) also held on against a tough Indiana State, hoping for an easier game at Missouri State. Good luck with that.11
12Charleston Southern FCS Football Top 25Charleston SouthernThe Bucs (3-2) were scheduled to play Albany State, not a hurricane. Now they get another week to rest, lucky.13
13Eastern Illinois LogoEastern IllinoisEIU (4-2) knocked Tennessee State from the undefeated. A road game at Tennessee Tech awaits.15
14Youngstown State FCS Football Top 25Youngstown StateThe Penguins (4-1) beat Illinois State handily. They're looking like a contender. Home game with UNI next week.16
15Samford FCS Football Top 25SamfordWhy isn't Samford (4-1) getting love from everyone else? With the status quo, this is a playoff team. VMI is next.18
16Central Arkansas FCS Football Top 25Central ArkansasUCA (4-1) had the week off and can all but destroy McNeese State's playoff hopes next week with a big road win.19
17Villanova FCS Football Top 25 VillanovaNova (5-1) won their fifth straight, but Richmond and Albany are coming back-to-back. Are they for real?21
18Albany FCS Football Top 25AlbanySeems kinda harsh to drop Albany (4-1) for losing to Richmond in 3 OTs. They look to get back on track at Maine next.14
19 #12 New Hampshire FCS Football 2015 PreviewNew HampshireUNH (4-2) is looking pretty good right now. Will they after James Madison comes calling next weekend?20
20Wofford FCS Football Top 25 WoffordWofford (4-2) earned this coming week off by beating Western Carolina. Extra time for The Citadel...gonna need it.22
21#11 Northern Iowa FCS Football 2015 PreviewNorthern IowaIs UNI (2-3) better than their ranking? Perhaps. But 2-3 is 2-3. A road win at Youngstown State is crucial now.12
22Harvard FCS Football Top 25 HarvardHarvard (4-0) stays unbeaten and knock Cornell from the same perch. A road game at Holy Cross is next.24
23 #5 Coastal Carolina FCS Football 2015 PreviewCoastal CarolinaCCU (3-2) took the week off, which had nothing to do with the weather. They travel to Gardner-Webb next week.23
24North Dakota LogoNorth DakotaWelcome back UND (4-2). A four game win streak helps. Now a home game with Southern Utah awaits.NR
25McNeese State LogoMcNeese StateMcNeese's (3-3) in trouble. Failing to win against Central Arkansas next week will likely leave them home for the holidays.17


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