Week 4 FCS Football Top 25 Rankings

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North Dakota StateNDSU (3-0) demolished Delaware, 38-10. It wasn't as close the score. Oh, but next week? #3 SDSU comes to town. BIG GAME!1
2James Madison LogoJames MadisonJMU (3-1) all but widowed William from Mary, 51-0. The Dukes are hitting their stride and travel to rival Richmond next.2
3South Dakota State LogoSouth Dakota StateSDSU (2-0) had the week off. Extra rest before Bison week is good. The Jacks have had recent success against them too.3
4Kennesaw State LogoKennesaw StateKSU (3-1) gave up 13 1st quarter points to a D-III team, then went nuts. A home win next week probably ends Samford's season.4
5Eastern Washington Logo Eastern WashingtonEWU (3-1) gave up a lot of rushing to Cal Poly, but the 'Stangs couldn't fly with the Eagles. Very important trip to MSU next week.7
6Illinois State LogoIllinois StateThe Redbirds (3-0) took that extra rest and prep, went to Colorado State and won. Travel to Missouri State to open MVFC play.15
7Maine LogoMaineMaine (2-1) only mustered 5 points at Central Michigan. But the defense was tough. Needs to be again next week when going to Yale.5
8Elon LogoElonElon (2-1) got off to a sluggish start at Charleston Southern, but came back to win. A home game with a desperate UNH awaits.10
9Villanova LogoVillanova'Nova (3-1) continues their dominance over Pennsylvania teams. A roadie at a tough Stony Brook might be concerning.11
10McNeese LogoMcNeese StateThe Cowboys (3-1) are probably disappointed with their result against BYU. They'll look to SFA to suppress those bad feelings next.9
11Jacksonville State LogoJacksonville StateJSU (2-1) overwhelmed Tennessee Tech, 48-20. Now they get Austin Peay who might have been looking ahead this week.13
12Montana LogoMontanaThe Griz (3-1) come home after a road dud and outscored Sac State. Next week they go see Cal Poly's rushing attack.14
13Wofford LogoWoffordThe Terriers (2-1) had the week off and now enter into a three-game road trip. First up...Gardner-Webb.22
14Weber State LogoWeber StateProbably been too tough on WSU (3-1). Defense is legit and the offense has found itself, look out. And now they get a week to rest.24
15Nicholls LogoNichollsThe Colonels (2-2) have to be feeling good. An FBS win and a win over SHSU? You bet! Lamar at home next.21
16Colgate FCS Football Top 25ColgateThe Raiders (3-0) are no doubt leaders of the Patriot League after this week. A road game at William & Mary seems very winnable.17
17Montana State LogoMontana StateBobcats (3-1) clawed out a win against the Vikings, 43-23. Looking for a statement win when EWU comes calling.18
18UC Davis LogoUC DavisUCD (3-1) welcomed Idaho back into Big Sky action with a thorough beatdown. A week off after this good start is well deserved.20
19chattanooga LogoChattanoogaThe Mocs (4-0) are still undefeated, also crippling Samford's playoff hopes. They're starting to look like early 2010's Chattanooga.25
20Stony Brook LogoStony BrookSeawolves (3-1) spotted Richmond 3, then smeared the Spiders all over the field. Huge mid-season game with Villanova next.NR
21Central Arkansas LogoCentral AekansasUCA (2-1) had the week off, knowing that a trip to SHSU was next. This game just might have playoff implications later. This is big.NR
22Sam Houston State LogoSam Houston StateSHSU (1-2) doubled up losing for the first time in what seems like ages. And a home game with UCA won't be any easier.12
23Northern Arizona LogoNorthern ArizonaThe NAU (2-2) defense comes through in a win. They need to win at Idaho State next week to gain momentum for a playoff push later.NR
24Tennessee State LogoTennessee StateTSU (2-0) comes roaring back and blocks a late FG to beat EIU. After waiting two weeks to play, next week they go to FBS Vandy.NR
25North Carolina A&T LogoNorth Carolina A&TNC A&T (3-1) inexplicably lost to Morgan State. The game was a "non-conference" match-up, so the MEAC still goes through them.6


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