Week 9 Spring FCS Football Top 25

1#24 Sam Houston State FCS Football 2020 PreviewSam Houston StateSHSU (6-0) finished the season with a win over UIW. Southland Conference's automatic bid holder. Should be a playoff seed.1
2#4 Weber State FCS Football 2020 PreviewWeber StateWSU (5-0) season completed. Big Sky Conference's automatic bid holder.2
3#8 James Madison FCS Football 2020 PreviewJames MadisonJMU (5-0) finished off Richmond to claim the CAA South Division. Should be a seeded team in the playoffs.3
4#3 South Dakota State FCS Football 2020 PreviewSouth Dakota StateSDSU (5-1) ended the season with a big road win at NDSU, claiming the MVFC's automatic bid. A bid seems likely.7
5Delaware FCS Football Top 25DelawareUD (5-0) beat Villanova, claiming the CAA North Division and the confernece's automatic bid to the playoffs. Potential seed team.5
6North Dakota FCS Football Top 25North DakotaUND (4-1) game at Youngstown State cancelled. Should be waiting for playoffs.6
7#18 Eastern Washington FCS Football 2020 PreviewEastern Washington
EWU (5-1) season completed. Should be waiting for an at-large playoff bid.8
8#17 Jacksonville State FCS Football 2020 PreviewJacksonville State
JSU (9-2) season completed. Ohio Valley Conference's automatic bid holder. Should be a fringe contender for a seed.9
9#1 North Dakota State FCS Football 2020 PreviewNorth Dakota StateNDSU (6-2) lost their final game at home against SDSU. Don't worry, they're still going to the playoffs.4
10Monmouth FCS Football Top 25MonmouthMU (3-0) final game with Robert Morris was cancelled, to end their regular season. Big South Conference's automatic bud holder.10
11VMI FCS Football Top 25Virginia MilitaryVMI (6-1) beat The Citadel and finished off a breakthrough season. Southern Conference's automatic bid holder.13
12#10 Kennesaw State FCS Football 2020 PreviewKennesaw StateKSU (4-1) season completed. Waiting on The Selection Committee. No wins of significance and lost badly to Monmouth. Enough? 15
13East Tennessee State FCS Football Top 25East Tennessee StateETSU (4-2) season completed. Waiting on The Selection Committee. Will beating VMI be enough for a final bid?16
14Murray State FCS Football Top 25Murray StateMSU (5-2) season completed. Waiting on The Selection Committee. Lost final two games. SEMO was their best win. Enough?17
15Richmond FCS Football Top 25RichmondUR (3-1) lost season finale to James Madison. Now the long wait to see if they make the playoff field or get edged out.11
16UC Davis FCS Football Top 25UC DavisUC-D (3-2) season completed. Waiting on The Selection Committee. No big wins, lost to only Weber State and EWU. Enough?18
17Missouri State LogoMissouri StateMSU (5-4) season completed. Waiting on The Selection Committee. Tied for MVFC title, but Northern Iowa was best win. Enough?19
18#25 Southern Illinois FCS Football 2020 PreviewSouthern Illinois
SIU (5-3) finished the season with a wild win over Southeastern Louisiana. Beat NDSU earlier, but likely not enough for playoffs.20
19#20 Southeastern Louisiana FCS Football 2020 PreviewSoutheastern LouisianaSLU (4-3) took a short notice game at Southern Illinois, losing in a crazy shootout, 55-48. No playoffs coming though.14
20#5 Villanova FCS Football 2020 PreviewVillanovaNova (2-2) lost their final game against Delaware. Very little chance of a playoff call coming.12
21Holy Cross FCS Football Top 25Holy CrossHC (3-0) beat Bucknell to complete their three game season. Patriot League's automatic bid holder.25
22Sacred Heart FCS Football Top 25Sacred HeartSH (3-1) season completed. Northeast Conference's automatic bid holder.24
23Samford FCS Football Top 25SamfordSU (4-3) put a hard end to any thoughts of Mercer stealing the SoCon bid. Up & down year ends with a couple of good notes.NR
24#22 Nicholls FCS Football 2020 PreviewNichollsNSU (4-3) season completed. No playoff call coming, but one of the more exciting teams to see play this spring.22
25Maine FCS Football Top 25MaineUM (2-2) season completed. No playoff bid coming. Won the two they should have, also lost the two they should have.23