Week 4 Spring FCS Football Top 25

1#4 Weber State FCS Football 2020 PreviewWeber StateWSU (2-0) took UC-D's best shot, but came through with an important win. They get this next week off before the final grind.1
2North Dakota FCS Football Top 25North DakotaUND (4-0) answered the "Can they win on the road question" at WIU. Chips are all in this week as they go to NDSU.2
3#8 James Madison FCS Football 2020 PreviewJames MadisonJMU (3-0) had their home game with W&M postponed. Now they get Richmond coming to town and undefeated just the same.4
4#25 Southern Illinois FCS Football 2020 PreviewSouthern IllinoisSIU (4-1) might have had a little luck avoiding a loss to UNI, but it puts them in great position overall. Next? Just SDSU at home.5
5#24 Sam Houston State FCS Football 2020 PreviewSam Houston StateSHSU (2-0) absolutely destroyed Nicholls. Might be as impressive of a single win all year by anyone. They travel to Lamar next.12
6#17 Jacksonville State FCS Football 2020 PreviewJacksonville StateJSU (6-1) was down early to UT-M, but stormed back in the 2nd quarter and never looked back. Host a disappointed SEMO next.8
7Delaware FCS Football Top 25Delaware
UD (2-0) has been as impressive as just about anyone through two wins. But now they hit the road, at New Hampshire.19
8#1 North Dakota State FCS Football 2020 PreviewNorth Dakota State
NDSU (4-1) was business as normal beating Illinois State. Not dominating, but enough. Maybe looking forward to UND's visit?9
9#3 South Dakota State FCS Football 2020 PreviewSouth Dakota StateSDSU (3-1) needed a late field goal to avoid a huge upset loss to Youngstown State. The trip to SIU will be much tougher than YSU.6
10#10 Kennesaw State FCS Football 2020 PreviewKennesaw StateKSU (2-0) beat Charleston Southern, just like they should have. Next, they get another home game against independent Dixie State.10
11#20 Southeastern Louisiana FCS Football 2020 PreviewSoutheastern LouisianaSLU (2-1) won a dogfight against Northwestern State. This coming road game at UIW comes before a bye. They need this one. 14
12#18 Eastern Washington FCS Football 2020 PreviewEastern WashingtonEWU (2-1) fell down early to Idaho State but came back to go over .500. They get next weekend off.15
13Chattanooga FCS Football Top 25ChattanoogaUTC (2-1) had the week off and actually lost control of first place in the SoCon. This week's game at Furman is very big.16
14Incarnate Word FCS Football Top 25Incarnate WordUIW (2-0) had this week off to prepare for their home game with Southeastern Louisiana. 18
15#6 Northern Iowa FCS Football 2020 PreviewNorthern IowaUNI (2-2) becomes the first major contender in the MVFC to lose twice. Missouri State visits next but back's are against the wall.7
16VMI FCS Football Top 25Virginia MilitaryVMI (3-0) beat Mercer and pushed themselves into the SoCon lead by 1/2 game. This week's game at Samford is huge for them.20
17Murray State FCS Football Top 25Murray StateMSU (3-0) beat Tennessee Tech to keep pace for the lead in the OVC. A home date with Tennessee State comes next.22
18Furman FCS Football Top 25Furman
FU (3-1) took down ETSU and positioning for a playoff bid. They get Chattanooga at home this week.23
19#5 Villanova FCS Football 2020 PreviewVillanova'Nova (1-1) lost to Rhode Island in overtime. That's a bad look and they get an extra week to think about it.3
20Samford FCS Football Top 25SamfordSU (2-2) just keeps alternating wins. Just enough to jump in and out of the Top 25. A win over VMI would keep them here awhile.NR
21UC Davis FCS Football Top 25UC DavisUC-D (1-1) came up just short at Weber State. Next they get a rescheduled home game against Cal Poly.21
22#22 Nicholls FCS Football 2020 PreviewNichollsNSU (3-1) had been taking liberties with their opponents, but SHSU made them humble. And they get another week to think about it.13
23Maine FCS Football Top 25MaineUM (1-1) dismantled a previously highly rated Albany. Travel to Stony Brook next, who's much tougher at home.NR
24#12 Albany FCS Football 2020 PreviewAlbanySUNY-A (1-1) followed the tough UNH win by getting curb stomped by Maine. Now they host a URI squad that upset Villanova.11
25New Hampshire FCS Football Top 25New HampshireUNH (0-1) The tough loss to Albany aside, it's probably a good thing they had this extra week to prepare for Delaware.25