Week 7 FCS Football Top 25 Rankings

1North Dakota State LogoNorth Dakota StateNDSU (6-0) dismantled Northern Iowa. A ho-hum story for the Bison. Missouri State visits next week for more of the same.1
2James Madison LogoJames MadisonJMU (6-1) hulked up on defense, to put away Villanova. They need to avoid the let down when traveling to W&M next weekend.2
3South Dakota State LogoSouth Dakota StateSDSU (5-1) won at Youngstown State to keep pace in the Valley race. Another road game to Indiana State, who really needs the win.3
4Weber State LogoWeber StateWSU (4-2) took care of Southern Utah. Look to keep momentum rolling against a well rested Northern Arizona at home.4
5Montana LogoMontanaUM (5-1) had the week off, but now get to travel to Sacramento State. The same Sac State that just beat their in-state brother.6
6Nicholls LogoNichollsNU (4-2) lines them up and knocks them down. NW State was no different. This road game to Sam Houston State is very important.8
7Furman LogoFurmanFurman (4-2) had this week off to get extra prep for this week's home tilt with The Citadel.10
8Villanova LogoVillanovaNova (6-1) battled JMU to the very end before a late mistake clinched it. They'll get this next week off.5
9Kennesaw State LogoKennesaw StateKSU (5-1) has really been the beneficiary of a soft schedule. Charleston Southern was a win. A roadie to Presbyterian should be also.11
10Illinois State LogoIllinois StateISUred (4-2) avoided the let down post-NDSU and beat Southern Illinois. Now they go west in state - Western Illinois.12
11Central Arkansas LogoCentral ArkansasUCA (4-2) rebounded from the Nicholls loss to beat McNeese. A road game to Northwestern State is next before some tougher ones.13
12Jacksonville State LogoJacksonville StateJSU's (5-2) win at Eastern Illinois wasn't spectacular, but it was a win. Super important home game with SEMO next week.14
13Montana State LogoMontana StateMSU (5-2) was blitzed by Sac State. Now they get a bye before finishing up conference play. Nort Dakota in two weeks.7
14North Carolina A&T LogoNorth Carolina A&TNC A&T (4-1) had the week off. What looks to be their toughest remaining road game is next at Florida A&M.15
15New Hampshire LogoNew HampshireUNH (4-2) won at Stony Brook this week. That's four straight for the Wildcats. Now a road date to Delaware, who's desparate for a win.24
16Northern Iowa LogoNorthern IowaUNI (3-3) come up way short in Fargo. They need to shake it off because a red hot South Dakota comes calling next week.9
17Austin Peay LogoAustin PeayAPSU (4-2) is leading the OVC and has beaten Jax State and SEMO. Can't afford a let down at Tennessee State now.NR
18Sacramento State LogoSacramento StateSac State (4-2) has yet to lose to a FCS opponent. Montana State this week, they get Montana next. The Hornets' sting is real.NR
19Incarnate Word LogoIncarnate WordUIW (4-2) pulled a mild upset over SELA. Now they have to avoid those same intentions from Lamar, who's won a couple in a row.NR
20Southeastern LouisianaSoutheastern LouisianaSELA (3-3) lost at home to UIW. They'll get a bye this week. A road game to Houston Baptist in two.16
21Dartmouith LogoDartmouthDartmouth (4-0) has been mauling opponents. A big win over Yale this week. The coming game at Marist figures to be no problem.NR
22UC Davis LogoUC DavisUC-D (3-4) got the win they need over Cal Poly. Another must win at Southern Utah before the schedule gets brutal again.25
23Youngstown State FCS Football Top 25Youngstown StateYSU (4-2) is starting to look the product of a weak non-conference schedule. The game at SIU might be of the make-or-break variety.21
24Wofford LogoWoffordWU (3-2) is back in the top 25 and didn't even play. They are riding a three game win streak and host Western Carolina next week.NR
25Stony Brook LogoStony BrookSB (4-3) lost to UNH and now they get a bye. It's needed. Realistically, playoff season starts when they get back into it in two weeks.22


FCS Football Week 7 Power Rankings