Week 8 FCS Football Top 25 Rankings

1north Dakota State LogoNorth Dakota StateBison seemed to have had their letdown two weeks after UNI, almost losing to Missouri State. Another home game with Indiana State next.2
2Sam Houston State LogoSam HoustonBearkats had no issues with Jacksonville State. Wouldn't figure there'll be any at Tarleton State this week either.3
3Southern Illinois LogoSouthern IllinoisSalukis had the week off. They had to have an interested eye on Northern Iowa's upset of SDSU. They go to UNI next.4
4#20 Villanova FCS Football 2021 PreviewVillanovaWildcats de-horned the Rams in impressive fashion. They'll need that same focus against surging William & Mary.5
5Eastern Washington LogoEastern WashingtonEagles losing to Weber State was a shocker. Losing at home is even more surprising. Expect some wind sprints during this bye week.1
6James Madison LogoJames MadisonDukes got by a hurting Delaware - no sympathy. Now a home date with Elon, who could jump into the playoff picture with an upset.7
7Southeastern Louisiana LogoSoutheastern Louisiana Lions beat Northwestern State, their fifth road win already! Host McNeese, who they beat a few weeks back. McNeese pull another upset?9
8Montana State LogoMontana StateBobcats took down Idaho State to solidify themselves as a playoff hopeful. They'll take the week off to prepare for Eastern Washington.8
9UC Davis LogoUC DavisAggies got a spirited effort from Cal Poly, but still were victorious. They finally get their bye this week.10
10South Dakota State LogoSouth Dakota StateJackrabbits lost their second straight home game. They'll go back to the road to try and get back to winning; at Youngstown State.6
11FCS Football Top 25 Tennessee-MartinTennessee-MartinSkyhawks win their "non-conference" game with SEMO. A home date with Austin Peay is next. This one counts in the OVC standings.12
12Sacramento State FCS Football Top 25Sacramento StateHornets put a hurtin' on Northern Arizona. They'll hope to keep that momentum rolling at Northern Colorado.21
13Montana LogoMontanaGriz righted the ship, beating Idaho. They'll get some home cookin' this week and host Southern Utah.14
14East Tennessee State FCS Football Top 25East Tennessee StateBucs went to Furman, came home with a win. Now they'll get a long awaited bye, before three to finish the season.16
15Eastern Kentucky FCS Football Top 25Eastern KentuckyColonels had a weekend of relaxation. Next week they'll host Lamar.19
16Kennesaw State FCS Football Top 25Kennesaw StateOwls were prepared for Campbell and were not bothered by losing. A home date with Gardner-Webb comes this week.15
17#21 Northern Iowa FCS Football 2021 PreviewNorthern IowaPanthers end their two game losing streak with a huge road win at SDSU. Now, back home for another top level opponent - Southern Illinois.20
18VMI FCS Football Top 25VMIKeydets had this weekend off. They'll need not look ahead, even at home, Samford is good enough to pull the upset.23
19Jackson State FCS Football Top 25Jackson StateTigers beat winless Bethune-Cookman, no surprise. Next they'll host Mississippi Valley State, who's actually a little better this year.18
20Princeton FCS Football Top 25PrincetonTigers beat Harvard in an undefeated showdown. A road game at struggling Cornell comes next.25
21South Dakota FCS Football Top 25South DakotaCoyotes followed a huge road win at UNI with a home stinker against Illinois State. They get a bye next. 11
22Incarnate Word FCS Football Top 25Incarnate WordCardinals couldn't beat McNeese for a second time. Next, they get Houston Baptist for the first of two games this last month.13
23Missouri State FCS Football Top 25Missouri StateBears were winning a good portion of their game at NDSU. Lost opportunity. Now they'll come home, trying to end North Dakota's playoff hopes.17
24Rhode Island FCS Football Top 25Rhode IslandRams were completely taken to the woodshed by Villanova. They come home to host Maine, a game they really need to win.22
25William & Mary FCS Football Top 25William & MaryPride got back into the win column by turning back Towson. The game at Villanova next could push them into the playoffs later.NR



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