Week 7 Spring FCS Football Top 25

1#24 Sam Houston State FCS Football 2020 PreviewSam Houston StateSHSU (4-0) was never in danger of losing to Northwestern State, but still got their best shot. Home date with McNeese looks tougher.1
2#4 Weber State FCS Football 2020 PreviewWeber StateWSU (4-0) needed a comeback to beat Southern Utah. They have once last chance to impress for a seed, at home vs. Idaho State.2
3#8 James Madison FCS Football 2020 PreviewJames MadisonJMU (4-0) was COVID'd out this week, a continuing trend. This weeks's game with Elon is already postponed. Will the play April 17?3
4#1 North Dakota State FCS Football 2020 PreviewNorth Dakota StateNDSU (5-1) had their SDSU game pushed back to April 17. Dangerous road game to Northern Iowa this week.4
5Delaware FCS Football Top 25DelawareUD (3-0) was cancelled against Albany. They get a 2021 rare non-conference game at Delaware State next week.5
6North Dakota FCS Football Top 25North DakotaUND (4-1) was canceled with Missouri State. This week is a scheduled bye before finishing at Youngstown State.6
7#3 South Dakota State FCS Football 2020 PreviewSouth Dakota State
SDSU (4-1) is delayed a couple weeks with NDSU. This week they'll host in-state brother South Dakota before the big finale.7
8#10 Kennesaw State FCS Football 2020 PreviewKennesaw State
KSU (4-0) dominated Robert Morris, 35-0. This week's game at Monmouth will be for the Big South autobid. Playoffs with a loss???8
9#18 Eastern Washington FCS Football 2020 PreviewEastern WashingtonEWU (4-1) took a huge road win at UC-Davis. A win at home this week with Idaho should secure a playoff bid.11
10#17 Jacksonville State FCS Football 2020 PreviewJacksonville StateJSU (8-2) needed a dominate performance over Eastern Illinois and got it. Next week's game at Murray State is for the OVC auto bid.12
11Richmond FCS Football Top 25RichmondUR (3-0) was postponed against JMU. This week's game at William & Mary is their last, unless a make-up game happens April 17.15
12#5 Villanova FCS Football 2020 PreviewVillanova'Nova (2-1) played in the one game that happened in the CAA this week and whipped Maine. Next week at Albany is already cancelled.24
13East Tennessee State FCS Football Top 25East Tennessee StateETSU (4-1) beats VMI and jumps to the front of the SoCon line. May lose the autobid because of a technicality. At Mercer to finish.NR
14VMI FCS Football Top 25Virginia MilitaryVMI (5-1) lost the undefeated season to ETSU. Get this week off before finishing at home vs. The Citadel.9
15Murray State FCS Football Top 25Murray StateMSU (5-1) tripped up at Austin Peay. Need to refocus quickly as the upcoming home date with Jacksonville State is for the playoffs.10
16UC Davis FCS Football Top 25UC DavisUC-D (3-2) lost what was probably a playoff eliminator to Eastern Washington. Their season is over and the playoffs are unlikely.16
17Monmouth FCS Football Top 25MonmouthMU (2-0) should have been ranked before. Won big at Gardner-Webb. A home win this week vs. Kennesaw State would lock up Big South.NR
18Incarnate Word FCS Football Top 25Incarnate Word
UIW (3-1) had this week off after losing to Nicholls last. Now a feisty Northwestern State comes to town.18
19#20 Southeastern Louisiana FCS Football 2020 PreviewSoutheastern LouisianaSLU (3-2) put a solid number on Lamar. Season finale comes at archrival Nicholls next.19
20#22 Nicholls FCS Football 2020 PreviewNichollsNSU (4-2) lost another higher scoring game, this time to McNeese. A home win against SLU will put them squarely on the playoff fence.14
21Missouri State LogoMissouri StateMSU (4-4) had their North Dakota game cancelled. This week's home game with Youngstown State is now their final tilt.21
22#25 Southern Illinois FCS Football 2020 PreviewSouthern IllinoisSIU (4-3) had this last game cancelled by the Illinois State opt out. They'll finish at home this week with Western Illinois.22
23Rhode Island FCS Football Top 25Rhode IslandURI (2-1) took part in the mass CAA COVID cancellation week. Have a very important home game with Maine this week, if it's played.23
24Maine FCS Football Top 25MaineUM (2-2) felt the wrath of Villanova's off time. Playoffs are unlikely now, but a win at URI could spoil their hopes. #TheLittleThings17
25Furman FCS Football Top 25Furman
FU (3-3) disappeared in the fourth quarter, losing at Mercer. Playoffs are likely out of reach now. Go to The Citadel next.20