Week 7 FCS Football Top 25 Rankings

1Eastern Washington LogoEastern WashingtonEagles offense continues to amaze. Running out of compliments for them. Home game against Weber State is next.1
2north Dakota State LogoNorth Dakota StateBison avoid the post-UNI letdown and shutout Illinois State. Now they get some home games. Missouri State is first.3
3Sam Houston State LogoSam HoustonBearkats had the week off. Now they have a game each of the last five weeks. Home game against Jacksonville State is first.2
4Southern Illinois LogoSouthern IllinoisSalukis were a little lucky in beating SDSU, but a win is a win. Next week, a good North Dakota team, needing a win badly, visits.4
5#20 Villanova FCS Football 2021 PreviewVillanovaWildcats went to Albany and had a tough time beating the Great Danes. Likely their toughest game left is next, home vs. Rhodie.5
6South Dakota State LogoSouth Dakota StateJackrabbits had no problems with Western Illinois. They come home for a game with a suddenly struggling Northern Iowa.6
7James Madison LogoJames MadisonDukes went to Richmond, but only managed 19 points. Defense only allowed 3, usually tough. Another travel date to Delaware next.8
8Montana State LogoMontana StateBobcats won a Weber State, very solid victory. They'll return home for a date with the other Big Sky cats, the Idaho State Bengals.9
9Southeastern Louisiana LogoSoutheastern Louisiana Lions did what they do, score a lot of points in beating Houston Baptist. Next they go to Northwestern State, wanting more of the same.11
10UC Davis LogoUC DavisAggies got that taste of losing to Idaho State out of their mouth by beating Northern Colorado. Now go down state to Cal Poly.12
11South Dakota FCS Football Top 25South DakotaCoyotes won a vitally important road game at Northern Iowa. A home win over Illinois State, next, would do a lot for their playoff hopes.19
12FCS Football Top 25 Tennessee-MartinTennessee-MartinSkyhawks won at Eastern Illinois, to no surprise. Now a strange "non-conference" home date with Southeast Missouri State.16
13Incarnate Word FCS Football Top 25Incarnate WordCardinals had to fight to beat Nicholls, but came away victorious. Next they will host a McNeese team they beat about one month ago.18
14Montana LogoMontanaGriz lost their second straight Big Sky game this week. Now a road game to a motivated Idaho, who'd love to continue their misery.7
15Kennesaw State FCS Football Top 25Kennesaw StateOwls played sloppy offensively, but the defense shut out NC A&T. Interesting road game to a dangerous Campbell next.20
16East Tennessee State FCS Football Top 25East Tennessee StateETSU were derailed in Chattanooga, losing their first game. They'll come home and try to get right against Western Carolina.10
17Missouri State FCS Football Top 25Missouri StateBears buried Indiana State. Gonna be a tougher row to hoe in Fargo, when they see North Dakota State.NR
18Jackson State FCS Football Top 25Jackson StateTigers beat Alabama State comfortably, 28-7. Next they will host winless Bethune-Cookman.21
19Eastern Kentucky FCS Football Top 25Eastern KentuckyColonels collected a big road win at Central Arkansas. They'll take this weekend off before tackling their last four games.24
20#21 Northern Iowa FCS Football 2021 PreviewNorthern IowaPanthers couldn't avoid the post-NDSU letdown, falling to South Dakota. The reward? A road trip to South Dakota State. Ouch!14
21Sacramento State FCS Football Top 25Sacramento StateHornets put the stinger to Montana, winning there for the first time ever. A home date with Northern Arizona comes next week.NR
22Rhode Island FCS Football Top 25Rhode IslandRams surprisingly lost at Towson. Shouldn't take the CAA road for granted. And now they have to visit Villanova.13
23VMI FCS Football Top 25VMIKeydets absolutely creamed Mercer. That brings them back to the rankings. Now a bye week before the end of the season.NR
24Harvard FCS Football Top 25HarvardCrimson do what they've been doing; beating everyone, including Patriot League teams. Top 25 match-up at Princeton next week.NR
25Princeton FCS Football Top 25PrincetonTigers won at Brown, 56-42. What happened to their defense? Better show up when Harvard comes to town.23



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