Week 7 FCS Football Top 25 Rankings

1 Jacksonville StateJacksonville StateJSU (5-1) accends to the top spot with NDSU losing. A road game at a down Eastern Kentucky is next.2
2Sam Houston State LogoSam Houston StateSHSU (6-0) put forth a dominating effort against ACU. Travel to Nicholls State next week, who put the scare into Georgia.3
3#1 North Dakota State FCS Football 2015 PreviewNorth Dakota StateThe Bison (5-1) lose a home game to SDSU. No big deal. They lost at home last year too, then went on to win it all.1
4Eastern Washington FCS Football Top 25Eastern WashingtonThe Eagles (5-1) took the week off. They are at Montana State next week in what should be another high scoring affair.5
5 Richmond FCS Football Top 25 RankingsRichmondRichmond (6-1) gave Villanova a reminder of where they sit in the CAA's pecking order. A game at Elon awaits.6
6Citadel FCS Football Top 25 RankingsCitadelThe Citadel (6-0) proved last year was no fluke, beating Chattanooga again. "Dogfight" at Wofford coming next week.7
7#17 Montana FCS Football 2015 PreviewMontanaMontana (5-1) follows a 67 point assault up with a 68. A road game at NAU gives them a chance at another big score.8
8#7 James Madison FCS Football 2015 PreviewJames MadisonThe Dukes (6-1) outlasted New Hampshire in a battle of CAA unbeatens. They'll take this next week off.9
9South Dakota State FCS FootballSouth Dakota StateSDSU (4-2) deserve a bigger jump, but they're the highest ranked two-loss team. Youngstown State visits next week.10
10Western Illinois FCS Football Top 25Western IllinoisWIU (5-1) needed a last minute score to beat Missouri State. They host an sure to be angered NDSU next...fun!11
11#9 Chattanooga FCS Football 2015 PreviewChattanoogaThe Mocs (6-1) lose to The Citadel. They host VMI next to try and get back on the winning horse.4
12Charleston Southern FCS Football Top 25Charleston SouthernCSU (3-2) has spent two weeks at home because of a hurricane and a bye. They'll be happy when Presbyterian shows up.12
13Eastern Illinois LogoEastern IllinoisEIU (5-2) needs to put Murray State away early next week, so they can get ready for Jacksonville State in two weeks.13
14Youngstown State FCS Football Top 25Youngstown StateThe Penguins (5-1) come back and win a grinder over Northern Iowa. Now they go to SDSU, no breaks in the MVFC!14
15Samford FCS Football Top 25SamfordSamford (5-1) crushed VMI this weekend. They host Western Carolina before a couple of really tough games.15
16Central Arkansas FCS Football Top 25Central ArkansasThe Bears (5-1) likely ended McNeese's playoff hopes and improved their own. A home win against Lamar would be big.16
Wofford FCS Football Top 25 
WoffordWofford (4-2) probably needs to beat The Citadel or Chattanooga then all the rest to assure a playoff bid.20
18#5 Coastal Carolina FCS Football 2015 PreviewCoastal CarolinaThe Chanticleers (4-2) win against former conference foe, Gardner-Webb. Central Connecticut State is next at home.23
19North Dakota Logo North DakotaUND (5-2) has got it going right now. Wouldn't figure a road game at Idaho State would be much different.24
20Villanova FCS Football Top 25
VillanovaNova (5-2) took a thorough beating by Richmond, no shame in that. Their home game with Albany is very important.17
21Cal Poly LogoCal PolyThe 'stangs (4-2) are looking like a serious contender and their next two games look winnable. Playoffs hopefuls beware.NR
 Stony Brook Logo
Stony BrookSB (4-2) joins the Top 25 not because of a win over Rhode Island but earlier over Richmond and North Dakota.NR
23Fordham Logo FordhamThe Rams (4-2) are set to go get the Patriot title, but looking ahead to Lehigh might be dangerous with Georgetown next.NR
24Albany FCS Football Top 25AlbanyUh-oh. Has Albany's (4-2) horse drawn carriage turned back into a pumpkin? They need to win at Villanova next week.18
25#12 New Hampshire FCS Football 2015 PreviewNew HampshireUNH (4-3) lost to JMU, ending a three-game win streak. Wanna be in the playoffs again? They better win at Towson.19


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