Week 3 Spring FCS Football Top 25

1#4 Weber State FCS Football 2020 PreviewWeber StateWSU (1-0) had the week off due to cancelation. Next week they host UC-Davis before another bye.1
2North Dakota FCS Football Top 25North DakotaUND (3-0) controlled South Dakota, winning 21-10. Now the Hawks go to the road for three straight weeks. Western Illinois is first.2
3#5 Villanova FCS Football 2020 PreviewVillanova'Nova (1-0) won a toughie at Stony Brook. Next week they get a home opener against Rhode Island, for URI's season opener.3
4#8 James Madison FCS Football 2020 PreviewJames MadisonJMU (3-0) had another tough outing, having to come from behind to beat Elon. Can the Dukes get on track vs. William & Mary?4
5#25 Southern Illinois FCS Football 2020 PreviewSouthern IllinoisSIU (3-1) might have had a slight let down in Youngstown, but still won. They return home for a huge match-up with UNI.5
6#3 South Dakota State FCS Football 2020 PreviewSouth Dakota StateSDSU (2-1) dominated Western Illinois in their home opener. Another homer with Youngstown State coming up.6
7#6 Northern Iowa FCS Football 2020 PreviewNorthern Iowa
UNI (2-1) just wins ugly, but that defense has been awesome. Will need to stay at that level in next week's roadie at Southern Illinois.7
8#17 Jacksonville State FCS Football 2020 PreviewJacksonville State
JSU (5-1) took control at Tennessee State early and didn't look back. They'll go to Tennessee-Martin next week.8
9#1 North Dakota State FCS Football 2020 PreviewNorth Dakota StateNDSU (3-1) rebounded as expected, shutting out Missouri State. They return home to play a winless and desparate Illinois State.9
10#10 Kennesaw State FCS Football 2020 PreviewKennesaw StateKSU (1-0) had the week off. Now Big South action begins with a home game with Charleston Southern.10
11#12 Albany FCS Football 2020 PreviewAlbanySUNY-A (1-0) opened with an impressive, tough win at New Hampshire. Now a road game to Maine.11
12#24 Sam Houston State FCS Football 2020 PreviewSam Houston StateSHSU (1-0) had a bye. Another stiff home test coming as high-powered Nicholls visits.12
13#22 Nicholls FCS Football 2020 PreviewNichollsNSU (3-0) didn't dominate Northwestern State like previous opponents. Maybe they were looking forward to SHSU a little bit.13
14#20 Southeastern Louisiana FCS Football 2020 PreviewSoutheastern LouisianaSLU (1-1) went tooth and nail with McNeese but held on late. 15
15#18 Eastern Washington FCS Football 2020 PreviewEastern WashingtonEWU (1-1) blew out Northern Arizona, 45-13. Now a road game back to Idaho, this time to Idaho State before the built-in bye week.17
16Chattanooga FCS Football Top 25ChattanoogaUTC (2-1) had to go to overtime to beat 0-6 Citadel, but converted a 2-pointer to clinch it. They are 2-0 in SoCon. Bye coming.16
17#14 Wofford FCS Football 2020 PreviewWoffordWofford (1-1) had their game with ETSU likely cancelled, with no shared open date. Hopefully they get their game at Samford next.18
18Incarnate Word FCS Football Top 25Incarnate Word
UIW (2-0) handled Lamar with little issue. They'll get the next week off before a very important home game with SLU.21
19Delaware FCS Football Top 25DelawareUD (1-0) had a dominating 37-0 victory over previously ranked Maine. A stingy Stony Brook team visits next week.NR
20VMI FCS Football Top 25Virginia MilitaryVMI (2-0) is off to a great start. They just manhandled Western Carolina. They get to come home for a date with Mercer.25
21UC Davis FCS Football Top 25UC DavisUC-D (1-0) exploded in the 4th quarter to win at Idaho. A road date at Weber State figures to be a bit tougher.NR
22Murray State FCS Football Top 25Murray StateMSU (2-0) has 'raced' out to a lead in the OVC, taking down SEMO. A road win with Tennessee Tech could give more confidence.NR
23Furman FCS Football Top 25FurmanFU (2-1) comes back to top 25 with overtime win over Samford. A road game to ETSU, who's not played in two weeks, is next.NR
24#21 Southeast Missouri State FCS Football 2020 PreviewSoutheast Missouri StateSEMO (1-2) lost at home to Murray State and is very close to blowing their season. Home game with APSU may be de facto playoff.14
25New Hampshire FCS Football Top 25New HampshireUNH (0-1) came up just short at home against Albany. They'll take the week off to prepare for Delaware.24