Week 11 FCS Football Top 25 Rankings

1North Dakota State LogoNorth Dakota StateNDSU (10-0) beat Western Illinois easily. Final regular season home game with South Dakota is next.1
2James Madison LogoJames MadisonJMU (9-1) played UNH even for a quarter, then went into warp speed to an easy win. Travel to Richmond next.2
3Weber State LogoWeber StateWSU (8-2) scored ten in the final three minutes to beat North Dakota. A win at Montana next will sew up the Big Sky.3
4Montana LogoMontanaUM (8-2) dominated Idaho. Of all national contenders, they may have the toughest remaining schedule. Host Weber State first.6
5Sacramento State LogoSacramento StateSac State (7-3) had to dig deep to win at Northern Arizona. Get a second straight dome game at Idaho State next.7
6Northern Iowa LogoNorthern IowaUNI (7-3) win a tough one over Indiana State. A road win at South Dakota State next will guarantee a national seed.8
7Furman LogoFurmanFurman (7-3) beat VMI at home. A win at Wofford clinches the SoCon auto. A loss brings The Citadel back into the mix.9
8Illinois State LogoIllinois StateISUred (7-3) win a huge game at South Dakota State. A home win over Missouri State next week will clinch at least an at-large berth.11
9Southeastern LouisianaSoutheastern LouisianaSELA (6-3) beat UCA, 34-0. That's a signature win. Travel to Abilene Christian next, with some control of the Southland.12
10Montana State LogoMontana StateMSU (7-3) whipped NoCo. A road game to UC-Davis may be very tough. MSU may need one more win to lock up a playoff berth.10
11Wofford LogoWoffordWofford (6-3) won at Mercer, setting up the showdown with Furman. The Terriers are hot. Six straight FCS wins since starting 0-2.13
12South Dakota State LogoSouth Dakota StateSDSU (7-3) lost to Illinois State. Now the home game with UNI takes on even more importance.4
13Central Arkansas LogoCentral ArkansasUCA (7-3) lost badly to SELA, opening the door for a four-way Southland tie at the top. Home vs. SFA becomes almost must-win now.5
14Monmouth LogoMonmouthMonmouth (8-2) may have had a little KSU hangover, but still beat North Alabama. A win at Campbell clinches the Big South auto.14
15Kennesaw State LogoKennesaw StateKSU (8-2) held off Campbell. Owls only have six D-I wins, so winning out is imperative. Hampton is up next.15
16Dartmouith LogoDartmouthDartmouth (8-0) probably clinched the Ivy crown by beating Princeton. A home win over Cornell will make it official.16
17Villanova LogoVillanovaNova (7-3) put a major loss in Richmond's playoff hopes. A rare November non-conference home game with Long Island is next.19
18Austin Peay LogoAustin PeayAPSU (7-3) beat Tennessee-Martin and now is in the OVC driver's seat. Winning out gives them the auto. At Murray State first.22
19Florida A&M LogoFlorida A&MFAMU (8-1) enjoyed a week off. Up next is a home date with 1-9 Howard and a win would clinch the MEAC title.20
20Nicholls LogoNichollsNU (6-4) took care of Houston Baptist. The home game with McNeese will eliminate the loser from contention next week.21
21Southeast Missouri State LogoSE Missouri StateSEMO (7-3) used a huge 4th quarter to beat EKU. They play the same teams as APSU the next two weeks. At Eastern Illinois next.23
22Southern Illinois LogoSouthern IllinoisSIU (6-4) stayed hot, cruising by Missouri State. The resume is there, but one more win is needed. Travel to Western Illinois next.24
23Central Connecticut State LogoCentral Connecticut StateCCSU (9-1) won in overtime over St. Francis. The home game vs. Robert Morris is a must win. A loss gives RMU the NEC.18
24Albany LogoAlbanyAlbany (6-4) got a major playoff-like win over Delaware. The home game this week vs. New Hampshire might be a playoff game itself.NR
25Towson LogoTowsonTowson (6-4) beat Stony Brook. That game may have started a springboard into playoff certainty. A win at William & Mary is needed.NR


FCS Football Week 11 Power Rankings