Week 11 FCS Football Top 25 Rankings

1 James Madison LogoJames MadisonJMU (10-0) put Richmond's playoff hopes to bed.  Only Elon stands in the way of a perfect season.1
2Central Arkansas LogoCentral ArkansasUCA (9-1) bumps by taking care of Incarnate Word like they should have. Final home game against Abilene Christian coming.3
3North Dakota State LogoNorth Dakota StateNDSU (9-1) put a hurting on South Dakota. So much for losing a game. The refocused Bison aim at Illinois State next.4
4Jacksonville State LogoJacksonville StateJSU (9-1) looked pedestrian, beating UTM 14-7, resulting in a slip here. Home game with Tennessee State to end the season.2
5 Sam Houston State LogoSam Houston StateSHSU (9-1) wasn't overly impressive against Abilene Christian. Houston Baptist visits for their finale.5
6South Dakota State LogoSouth Dakota StateSDSU (8-2) needed OT to beat Illinois State. Now they go to South Dakota, with a win locking them into a national seed.6
7Wofford LogoWoffordWofford (9-1) clinched the SoCon. They travel to FBS South Carolina. Shouldn't hurt, even with a loss. They should snare a seed.8
8Southern Utah LogoSouthern UtahSUU (8-2) continues to roll. A win at home vs. Northern Arizona will give them Big Sky auto and a likely playoff seed.11
9Monmouth FCS Football Top 25MonmouthMonmouth (9-1) creamed Gardner-Webb. Play an all the marbles game at Kennesaw State next week.9
10Stony Brook FCS Football Top 25Stony BrookSB (8-2) punched their playoff bid by whipping Wagner. They finish at Maine, with a win all but guaranteeing a home game.10
11Weber State FCS Football Top 25Weber StateWSU (8-2) has probably locked up a playoff bid. A home win against Idaho State next week should get them another in Round 1.12
12Kennesaw State FCS Football Top 25Kennesaw StateKSU (9-1) whipped Charleston Southern. Third year program and they play for an automatic bid next week. That's impressive!14
13Western Illinois LogoWestern IllinoisWIU (7-3) ruined Indiana State's Senior Day 45-0. Now they go home, where a win over S. Illinois could have them near a seed.15
14New Hampshire LogoNew HampshireUNH (7-3) all but clinched their bid by beating Elon. Might need to beat Albany still. Their Holy Cross loss was double ugly.16
15Elon FCS Football Top 25ElonElon's (8-2) loss to UNH probably won't cost them a playoff bid, nor would losing to JMU. But their national seed might be gone.7
16North Carolina A&T FCS Football Top 25North Carolina A&TNC A&T (10-0) beat Savannah State, no surprise. If they beat NC Central, they go to Celebrations Bowl. Lose, they go to playoffs.17
17Furman LogoFurmanFurman (7-3) ended The Citadel's playoff hopes. Now, they win, they're in, next week at Samford. Lose, probably stay home.18
18Samford FCS Football Top 25SamfordSamford (7-3) beat ETSU. Look above. Win and in against Furman. A loss will probably keep them home for the playoffs.19
19South Dakota LogoSouth DakotaUSD (7-3) could miss the playoffs if they lose to SDSU. That would be four of last five as losses. That would be troublesome.13
20Nicholls State LogoNichollsNicholls (8-2) beat SFA, but probably have to win at SE Louisiana to make the playoffs. A loss opens the door for McNeese.20
21McNeese FCS Football Top 25McNeeseMcNeese (8-2) beat NW State. Their playoff hopes tie to a lot of other teams, especially Nicholls.21
22Montana FCS Football Top 25MontanaMontana (7-3) win their home game vs. NoCo. A roadie at Montana State awaits. And who would love to knock the Griz out more?23
23Northern Arizona LogoNorthern ArizonaNAU (7-3) bounced back from a loss to Montana to beat Montana State. Probably have to win at SUU to be playoff bound.25
24Northern Iowa FCS Football Top 25Northern IowaUNI (6-4) was strong enough to beat Missouri State. They get Indiana State at home to finish. A win should guarantee a bid.NR
25Delaware FCS Football Top 25DelawareDelaware (7-3) has been hot, but those early wins against Cornell and Delaware State are soft. Winning at Villanova would help.NR



 Week 11 FCS Football Power Rankings