Week 10 FCS Football Top 25 Rankings

1 Jacksonville StateJacksonville StateJSU (8-1) only beat SEMO, 17-10. They travel to a Murray State team who's won three in a row.1
2Sam Houston State LogoSam Houston StateThe Bearkats (9-0) give up 43 to McNeese State and still win by two scores. A roadie at Northwestern State is next.2
3#1 North Dakota State FCS Football 2015 PreviewNorth Dakota StateNDSU (8-1) took YSU to the woodshed early, then ground out the rest of the game. They host Indiana State next week.3
4Eastern Washington FCS Football Top 25Eastern WashingtonEWU (8-1) disposed of Cal Poly rather easily, 42-21. They host Idaho State in seven days.4
5 Citadel FCS Football Top 25 RankingsCitadelThe Citadel (9-0) remains one of two undefeated and clinched the SoCon auto bid. Last conference game at VMI next.6
6#7 James Madison FCS Football 2015 PreviewJames MadisonJMU (8-1) wins a shootout against rival Richmond. No easier next week when they travel to Villanova.7
7#9 Chattanooga FCS Football 2015 PreviewChattanoogaThe Mocs (8-1) had the week off in preperation for Wofford, a game with major playoff implications.8
8Central Arkansas FCS Football Top 25Central ArkansasThe Bears (8-1) whipped SFA, 34-14. A dangerous Nicholls State visits before their finale at SHSU.10
9North Dakota LogoNorth DakotaUND (8-2) wins their 8th straight and are one win from, at least, a Big Sky championship share. NAU visits next week.12
10Richmond FCS Football Top 25 RankingsRichmondThe Spiders (7-2) were squashed by JMU. Delaware comes to the Commonwealth next week.5
11Villanova FCS Football Top 25VillanovaNova (7-2) dealt a hurtful loss to Maine and set themselves up nicely. Potential CAA championship game with JMU next.15
12South Dakota State FCS FootballSouth Dakota StateSDSU (6-3) had way too much firepower for Missouri State. They host "little brother" South Dakota next.16
13#17 Montana FCS Football 2015 PreviewMontanaMontana (6-3) beat Idaho State, 62-44. A road game at Northern Colorado before finishing with their in-state rivals.17
14#5 Coastal Carolina FCS Football 2015 PreviewCoastal CarolinaCCU (7-2) used a big 2nd half to beat Monmouth. Their swan song, overall, has been less than impressive.18
15Youngstown State FCS Football Top 25Youngstown StateThe Penguins (6-3) were overmatched in Fargo, but most say that. A home game with Southern Illinois should be easier.13
16Samford FCS Football Top 25SamfordSamford (6-3) gave all they had but came up just short of beating The Citadel, in OT. A home game with Mercer is next.14
17Western Illinois FCS Football Top 25Western IllinoisWIU (6-3) lost to a suddenly hot Illinois State at home. Next week they get an equally hungry UNI looking to stay alive.11
18Lehigh LogoLehighWelcome to the playoffs, Lehigh (8-2). The Patriot auto bid is clinched. Take a week off and celebrate.20
19Charleston Southern FCS Football Top 25Charleston SouthernCSU (5-3) went AWOL after the 1st quarter and Gardner-Webb made them pay. "Playoff" roadie next week.9
20#12 New Hampshire FCS Football 2015 Preview New HampshireUNH (6-3) had this week off. They host Albany and at Maine to finish up. Both games will be like playoff qualifiers.21
21Liberty LogoLibertyLiberty (6-3) stayed hot, winning a fifth straight. Aforementioned "playoff" game with Charleston Southern awaits.23
22Harvard LogoHarvardHarvard (7-1) beats Columbia, 28-21. They can clinched another Ivy League championship by beating Penn.22
23Cal Poly LogoCal PolyCal Poly (6-3) failed to defend the home turf against EWU. A likely playoff eliminator at Weber State next week.19
24Wofford FCS Football Top 25WoffordWofford (6-3) used a 4th quarter comeback to upend Furman. Really need to win at Chattanooga to secure a playoff bid.24
25North Carolina A&T LogoNorth Carolina A&TThe Aggies (8-1) had to come from behind to beat SC State. They visit winless Delaware State next week.25


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