Week 1 Spring FCS Football Top 25

1#1 North Dakota State FCS Football 2020 PreviewNorth Dakota StateNDSU (2-0) won their lone fall contest against Central Arkansas, then crusied against Youngstown State. Roadie to SIU next week.1
2#3 South Dakota State FCS Football 2020 PreviewSouth Dakota StateSDSU (1-0) opens with a huge road victory at UNI. Travel to North Dakota next week.3
3#4 Weber State FCS Football 2020 PreviewWeber StateWSU (0-0) will open on the road at Idaho State this week.4
4#5 Villanova FCS Football 2020 PreviewVillanova'Nova (0-0) won't open spring play until the first week of March, at Stony Brook.5
5#8 James Madison FCS Football 2020 PreviewJames MadisonJMU (1-0) does what they do to undermanned teams - destroying Morehead State. Expect the same against RMU next week.7
6#6 Northern Iowa FCS Football 2020 PreviewNorthern IowaUNI (0-1) lost a tough game against SDSU, that could have gone either way. Can they bounce back at Youngstown State next week?6
7#17 Jacksonville State FCS Football 2020 PreviewJacksonville State
JSU (3-1) won a couple FCS games in the fall and won over FBS Florida International. Did lose to FBS Florida State.8
8#10 Kennesaw State FCS Football 2020 PreviewKennesaw State
KSU (0-0) opens at home against lower class Shorter, in a game that should be mighty lopsided.10
9#11 Illinois State FCS Football 2020 PreviewIllinois StateISURed (0-0) had their first game with Missouri State moved to April. Next week they will host South Dakota for their opener.11
10#12 Albany FCS Football 2020 PreviewAlbanySUNY-A (0-0) won't open spring play until the first week of March, at New Hampshire.12
11#14 Wofford FCS Football 2020 PreviewWoffordWofford (1-0) were rude hosts to Mercer, winning 31-14. Next week, they travel to Chattanooga for the Mocs' season opener.14
12#13 Elon FCS Football 2020 PreviewElonElon (1-0) took Davidson's best shot and scotted by 26-23. One more non-con game before CAA play. At Gardner-Webb next.13
13#18 Eastern Washington FCS Football 2020 PreviewEastern WashingtonEWU (0-0) will travel across their eastern border to visit neighbor, Idaho.16
14#20 Southeastern Louisiana FCS Football 2020 PreviewSoutheastern LouisianaSLU (0-0) doesn't open their season until next week. A ranked battle on the road with Sam Houston State.17
15#22 Nicholls FCS Football 2020 PreviewNichollsNSU (1-0) took liberties playing a severely less talented opponent, punishing them 87-3. Next week, they host Lamar.18
16#24 Sam Houston State FCS Football 2020 PreviewSam Houston StateSHSU (0-0) doesn't start until next week, when they host Southeastern Louisiana, in a Southland double ranked showdown.20
17North Dakota FCS Football Top 25North DakotaUND (1-0) beat ranked Southern Illinois. Now they focus on higher ranked South Dakota State, in another home tilt.NR
18Furman FCS Football Top 25Furman
FU (1-0) put the smack down on Western Carolina, 35-7. Next week they're traveling to VMI, for the Keydets spring season opener.23
19#7 Central Arkansas FCS Football 2020 PreviewCentral ArkansasUCA (5-4) played a fall schedule, going 4-2 against FCS foes. No spring football for the Bears.21
20#25 Southern Illinois FCS Football 2020 PreviewSouthern IllinoisSIU (1-1) Beat Southeast Missouri State in the fall. In Spring 2021, against North Dakota, they just fell, period. NDSU comes next.15
21#21 Southeast Missouri State FCS Football 2020 PreviewSoutheast Missouri StateSEMO (0-1) lost their one fall game to Southern Illinois.22
22Maine FCS Football Top 25MaineUM (0-0) won't open spring play until the first week of March, at Delaware.24
23New Hampshire FCS Football Top 25New HampshireUNH (0-0) won't open spring play until the first week of March, at home against Albany.25
24Monmouth FCS Football Top 25MonmouthMonmouth (0-0) only plays four games this spring. They'll be sitting around until March 13th weekend at Robert Morris.NR
25Delaware FCS Football Top 25DelawareUD (0-0) won't open spring play until the first week of March, at home against Maine.NR