Week 6 FCS Football Top 25 Rankings

1 James Madison LogoJames MadisonJMU (5-0) took the week off. A win at with Villanova next would get them to six wins - the first playoff threshold to reach.1
2North Dakota State LogoNorth Dakota StateNDSU (5-0) literally stampeded Indiana State. Now they enter the MVFC "Ranking Wars" by going to Youngstown State.2
3South Dakota LogoSouth DakotaCoyotes (5-0) beat a very tough Youngstown State at home to remain unbeaten. They'll stay home for Indiana State.3
4Jacksonville State LogoJacksonville StateJSU (4-1) put Austin Peay's win streak to sleep. Now they'll host an Eastern Kentucky who's way down on their luck.4
5 South Dakota State LogoSouth Dakota StateSDSU (4-1) rebounded nicely as the Jacks jumped on SIU's dogs. Home game coming up against Northern Iowa.6
6Wofford LogoWoffordTerriers (5-0) put Western Crolina back in line. Next they travel across state to play The Citadel, who suddenly loses games.7
7Central Arkansas LogoCentral ArkansasBears (4-1) dispatched of Houston Baptist. Their Southland victory tour comes home to play Stephen F. Austin.8
8Sam Houston State LogoSam Houston StateSHSU (4-1) comeback from their first loss to beat SFA. They'll return to the Woodlands to battle Northwestern State next.9
9New Hampshire LogoNew HampshireUNH (4-1) played lazy; sleeping in and watching television. They also probably prepared for this week's trip to Stony Brook.10
10Western Illinois LogoWestern IllinoisWIU (4-1) struggled but ultimately won an important road game at UNI. Missouri State comes calling on Macomb this Saturday.11
11Youngstown State LogoYoungstown StateYSU (3-2), after beating SDSU, they almost did the double dip on USD. Now NDSU comes to town...Youngstown.5
12Weber State FCS Football Top 25Weber StateWildcats (4-1) took this week off. Next they will play in-state rival, Southern Utah, at home.16
13Villanova LogoVillanovaNova (4-2) might look like the 4-0-7-7 with their injuries, but they put a hurtin' on Maine. A roadie at JMU looms.13
14Eastern Washington LogoEastern WashingtonEWU (4-2) has now reeled off four straight. They host Montana State next.14
15Richmond LogoRichmondSpiders (3-2) handed Albany its second consecutive loss. Tough stretch coming, as four of next five are away - Towson first.15
16Illinois State FCS Football Top 25Illinois StateISU (4-1) lose at Northern Arizona, which is a tough place to play. At Southern Illinois won't be quite as tough.12
17Elon FCS Football Top 25ElonElon (5-1) win their fifth in a row over William & Mary. They'll rest a week before going to Little Rhodie.22
18Monmouth FCS Football Top 25MonmouthMonmouth (5-1) finishes their pseudo-Patriot season at 4-0. They take a week off before their Big South season begins.19
19North Carolina A&T FCS Football Top 25North Carolina A&TA&T (6-0) beat another tomato can, Delaware State. They won't play a team with a winning record until season's end.20
20McNeese FCS Football Top 25 McNeeseMcNeese (5-1) had trouble with Abilene Christian, but prevailed. A week off awaits before a travel date at UCA.21
21Stony Brook FCS Football Top 25Stony BrookStony Brook (4-2) loses to Delaware, when they could have gone 4-0 in CAA. They get New Hampshire at home now.17
22Liberty LogoLibertyFlames (3-2) had this week off. They play Kennesaw State, who's 4-1 but has only played Samford (and lost).24
23Western Carolina FCS Football Top 25Western CarolinaWCU (4-2) lose at Wofford, in overtime. No shame there. East Tennessee State visits next week.23
24Samford FCS Football Top 25SamfordSamford (4-2) beat VMI easily. This week they have a bye before playing Wofford.NR
25Kennesaw State FCS Football Top 25Kennesaw StateOwls (4-1) whipped another overmatched opponent, Texas Southern. Next week at Liberty should provide some answers.NR