Week 4 FCS Football Top 25 Rankings

1North Dakota State Logo
North Dakota StateNDSU (4-0) finished their non-conference slate beating Delaware and UC-Davis. Now a bye before MVFC play. No doubt #1.
2James Madison LogoJames MadisonJMU (3-1) continued the pile on of Chattanooga's woes. There's still two road games to play before coming home. Elon is first.
3South Dakota State LogoSouth Dakota StateSDSU (3-1) completely shut down Southern Utah in a very easy win. It's bye week in the Valley.4
4UC Davis LogoUC DavisUC-D (2-2) couldn't solve the Bison puzzle. No time to sulk as a home date with Montana happens next week.3
5Weber State LogoWeber StateWSU (1-2) had the week off. Having played two FBS teams, they deserved it. A home date with UNI is good reason to rest also.6
6Nicholls LogoNichollsNicholls (2-1) gave up 30 points to winless SFA but still won. Defense needs to tighten up as they go to FBS Texas State.7
7Illinois State LogoIllinois StateISUred (3-1) moved the ball, almost at will in a 40-27 win over Northern Arizona. They'll rest the week in prep for #1.8
8Jacksonville State LogoJacksonville StateJSU (3-1) has stormed back with three straight wins after a loss in their opener. A road game to Austin Peay kicks off OVC action.9
9Villanova LogoVillanovaNova (4-0) fattened up on Patriot League teams before a huge win over Towson. A home date with Maine next. Life in the CAA, right?19
10Towson LogoTowsonTowson (3-1) had their hot start stopped by Nova. A late roadie to FBS Florida doesn't figure to be very much fun either.5
11Montana State LogoMontana StateMSU (3-1) had no problems with Norfolk State, 56-21. Northern Arizona will be tougher, but they get this one at home too.12
12Northern Iowa LogoNorthern IowaUNI (2-1) used a strangling defense to finally beat Idaho State. Next week's game at Weber State might be 'First to 10: Wins'.13
13Kennesaw State LogoKennesaw StateKSU (3-1) was on upset alert from Missouri State, until a 3rd quarter eruption. A throw away game with sub-FCS Reinhardt next.14
14Central Arkansas LogoCentral ArkansasUCA (3-1) will take this coming week off after a long trip and loss to FBS Hawai'i.11
15North Carolina A&T LogoNorth Carolina A&TNC A&T (2-1) had the week off. The MEAC run starts next week at home against Delaware State. 15
16Southeastern LouisianaSoutheastern LouisianaSELA (2-1) won a home shootout over Lamar, 45-34. A tricky road in-state rivalry game at Northwestern State next week.17
17Montana LogoMontanaUM (3-1) pulled away from Monmouth to sail to victory. The defense better pick up against UC-Davis or they will get burned.18
18Maine LogoMaineMaine (2-2) raided Colgate and came back with a win. Doing so at Villanova next week shouldn't be as easy.21
19Furman LogoFurmanFurman (2-2) whipped Mercer to open SoCon action. A home date with ETSU continues that next week.22
20Indiana State LogoIndiana StateISUblue (2-2) have righted themselves with two straight wins over OVC teams. They'll partake in traditional MVFC bye week next.24
21Southeast Missouri State LogoSE Missouri StateSEMO (2-2) won a pointless game over sub-FCS WV State. And now they get a bye? Oh, my, they must be spent!25
22Elon LogoElonElon (2-2) was 'demonized' by Wake Forest's Deacons. Happens vs. FBS sometimes. Can't rest though. JMU is coming to town.16
23Citadel FCS Football Top 25The CitadelThe Citadel (2-2) followed the FBS upset of Georgia Tech by a workman victory vs. Charleston Southern. Styles clash at Samford next.NR
24Youngstown State FCS Football Top 25Youngstown StateYSU (3-0) had the week off. They finish their non-conference cupcake tour with a home game with Robert Morris next week.NR
25Delaware FCS Football Top 25DelawareIt was a battle, but the Hens (3-1) held off Penn. A repeat against FBS Pitt will result in their heads split.NR