Week 6 Spring FCS Football Top 25

1#24 Sam Houston State FCS Football 2020 PreviewSam Houston State SHSU (3-0) had the week off to refuel their high octane offense. Northwestern State is charged with trying to slow it down.2
2#4 Weber State FCS Football 2020 PreviewWeber State WSU (3-0) needed "Divine Intervention" to beat Northern Arizona. A chink in their armor has been found. At Southern Utah next.1
3#8 James Madison FCS Football 2020 PreviewJames Madison JMU (4-0) convincing in win at William & Mary, but what's really learned? Now this game at Richmond will provide better answers.3
4#1 North Dakota State FCS Football 2020 PreviewNorth Dakota State NDSU (5-1) had their trip to South Dakota nixed. Hmm? Now the huge SDSU game. At least it's at home.4
5Delaware FCS Football Top 25Delaware UD (3-0) wins at Rhode Island to stay undefeated. Now they travel to Albany, who has been struggling. Trap game?6
6North Dakota FCS Football Top 25North Dakota UND (4-1) had their game at Youngstown State moved to April 17. Now, one last home date with suddenly hot Missouri State.7
7#3 South Dakota State FCS Football 2020 PreviewSouth Dakota State
 SDSU (4-1) had no game against Illinois State, who've balked at spring. This game at NDSU is huge in the Valley and nationally.8
8#10 Kennesaw State FCS Football 2020 PreviewKennesaw State
 KSU (3-0) had their game at Gardner-Webb postponed. Waiting to hear if it's rescheduled. RMU is supposed to visit this week.9
9VMI FCS Football Top 25Virginia Military VMI (5-0) wins at Wofford and now sits atop the SoCon by themselves. A home win against ETSU eliminates Bucs slim hopes.12
10Murray State FCS Football Top 25Murray State MSU (5-0) beat Eastern Illinois and vaults into OVC's crow's nest all alone. Road game at APSU is important to set up finale.13
11#18 Eastern Washington FCS Football 2020 PreviewEastern Washington EWU (3-1) laid another monster beat down on Cal Poly. Next week's game at UC-Davis might be for a playoff spot.14
12#17 Jacksonville State FCS Football 2020 PreviewJacksonville State JSU (7-2) lost to APSU, letting them back into auto-bid talk. Needs to beat Eastern Illinois next week to stay alive themselves.5
13Chattanooga FCS Football Top 25Chattanooga UTC (3-2) slipped up to Mercer at home. Needs win at WCU, but will be scoreboard watching VMI/ETSU also.10
14#22 Nicholls FCS Football 2020 PreviewNicholls NSU (4-1) did to UIW, what SHSU did to them. 55 first half points on the way to a 75-45 win! They go to McNeese this week.22
15Richmond FCS Football Top 25Richmond UR (3-0) beat Elon for the second time in three weeks. This home tilt with JMU will likely decided if they go playoffing (new word) or not.23
16UC Davis FCS Football Top 25UC Davis UC-D (3-1) had to go to the wire to upend Idaho State. Might have been looking ahead to EWU's visit.16
17Maine FCS Football Top 25Maine UM (2-1) had a non-COVID bye week - neato! They host Villanova next, who's not played in two weeks.17
18Incarnate Word FCS Football Top 25Incarnate Word
 UIW (3-1) must think it's still basketball season. These scores are crazy! Big time loss to Nicholls. They get a week to re-evaluate.11
19#20 Southeastern Louisiana FCS Football 2020 PreviewSoutheastern Louisiana SLU (2-2) had the week off. Now they get a home date with Lamar before a final road game at Nicholls.18
20Furman FCS Football Top 25Furman FU (3-2) had the week off. Now they go to Mercer, who just hindered Chattanooga's playoff hopes.19
21Missouri State LogoMissouri State MSU (4-4) makes it 4-1 in spring time by beating SIU. A win at North Dakota could make them a player for an auto-bid with chaos.NR
22#25 Southern Illinois FCS Football 2020 PreviewSouthern Illinois SIU (4-3) lost at Missouri State and likely blew a playoff spot in the process. Get an open date now before season finale.15
23Rhode Island FCS Football Top 25Rhode Island URI (2-1) dropped their game at home with Delaware. Have a home game with UNH next, who hasn't played since March 6.21
24#5 Villanova FCS Football 2020 PreviewVillanova 'Nova (1-1) had another virus-caused off week. Hopefully they can make it to Maine and play.20
25Samford FCS Football Top 25Samford
 SU (3-3) continued The Citadel's long season with a crushing victory. They'll take this week off.24