Week 7 FCS Football Top 25 Ranking

1 James Madison LogoJames MadisonJMU (6-0) took care of Villanova in front of the GameDay Nation. Rivalry game at W&M comes next week.1
2North Dakota State LogoNorth Dakota StateNDSU (6-0) outlasts YSU. Now, another top ten home game with Western Illinois. Ho-hum for the Fargo Domers!2
3South Dakota LogoSouth DakotaCoyotes (6-0) lay a crushing defeat on Indiana State. Taking no prisoners right now. They go to Illinois State next.3
4Jacksonville State LogoJacksonville StateJSU (5-1) continues to turn OVC foes away. This next road trip to Eastern Illinois might be their toughest remaining.4
5 Wofford LogoWoffordTerriers (6-0) ended The Citadel's final dreams of a SoCon repeat. A home win against Samford will all but sew it up for 2017.6
6Central Arkansas LogoCentral ArkansasUCA (5-1) barely escapes Stephen F. Austin. They go to Northwestern State next, who almost beat SHSU.7
7Sam Houston State LogoSam Houston StateSHSU (5-1) was nearly demonized by Northwestern State. A home game with Lamar might be a great remedy.8
8Western Illinois LogoWestern IllinoisWIU (5-1) started poorly with Missouri State. Seems like this teams modus oporendi. Big travel date in Fargo next week.10
9Eastern Washington LogoEastern WashingtonEWU (5-2) remains hot, torching Montana State. Monster tilt at Southern Utah on next week's horizon.14
10Richmond LogoRichmondRichmond (4-2) tamed Towson. Another road game next against a Delaware team who is looking like a contender again.15
11South Dakota State LogoSouth Dakota StateSDSU (4-2) slipped up, bad. The home loss to UNI may cost them later. They need this roadie at Missouri State to get going.5
12Elon FCS Football Top 25ElonElon (5-1) had this week off and will look to put the rest to work at Rhode Island.17
13Monmouth FCS Football Top 25MonmouthMonmouth (5-1) had the week off. They need to beat Liberty at home to stake their claim as the Big South's best.18
14Stony Brook FCS Football Top 25Stony BrookStony Brook (5-2) got a signature win over New Hampshire. Now they'll take a bye before going to Richmond.21
15New Hampshire LogoNew HampshireWildcats (4-2) must have stayed in bye mode against Stony Brook. Better wake up before Towson comes to town.9
16Weber State FCS Football Top 25Weber StateWSU (4-2) lost to SUU. Now they have a road game with 0-6 Cal Poly, who runs the triple option and a week off. Look out!12
17Youngstown State LogoYoungstown StateYSU (3-3) lost at NDSU, ok. This might be the best 3-3 team in the nation. They play at UNI next, who could say the same thing.11
18McNeese FCS Football Top 25McNeeseCowboys (5-1) had the week off. Home against Incarnate Word with a big trip to Central Arkansas looming.20
19North Carolina A&T FCS Football Top 25North Carolina A&TNC A&T (7-0) remained undefeated. This maybe the weakest schedule in the history of college football. Bethune-Cookman next.19
20Western Carolina FCS Football Top 25Western CarolinaWCU (5-2) gets back in the win column over ETSU. A road game at VMI doesn't seem too dangerous.23
21Samford FCS Football Top 25SamfordSamford (4-2) relaxed this week in preparation for the huge road game at Wofford next week.24
22Kennesaw State FCS Football Top 25Kennesaw StateOwls (5-1) might have just won their biggest game ever over Liberty. Home with Gardner-Webb next.25
23Villanova LogoVillanovaNova (4-3) has a much needed bye coming up, where they hope to get some healing. 3 of last 4 are at home, but are all tough.13
24Southern Utah LogoSouthern UtahSUU (4-2) took down Big Sky leader Weber State. Now they host the other one, Eastern Washington.NR
25Montana LogoMontanaMontana (5-2) whipped North Dakota. Now a week of rest before going to Weber State.NR