Week 10 FCS Football Top 25 Rankings

1Sam Houston State LogoSam HoustonBearkats annihilated Dixie State. Potential AQ7 clincher game comes when Eastern Kentucky visits.2
2James Madison LogoJames MadisonDukes won their final non-con game over Campbell. Huge road date at William & Mary next.3
3Montana State LogoMontana StateBobcats answered any questions about their schedule by winning at EWU. Home date with Idaho next weekend.5
4UC Davis LogoUC DavisAggies looking in playoff form with two to go. Home dates with EWU and Sacramento State will be tough though.7
5north Dakota State LogoNorth Dakota StateBison took their first loss and gave up the Dakota Marker to SDSU. No time to mourn, they go to Youngstown State next week.1
6South Dakota State LogoSouth Dakota StateJackrabbits solved the Bison equation and keep themselves in seed consideration. Next they travel next door, to South Dakota.9
7#20 Villanova FCS Football 2021 PreviewVillanovaWildcats likely ended any hopes of Elon making the playoffs. Now for themselves, winning out probably lands a seed. Stony Brook next.11
8Eastern Washington LogoEastern WashingtonEagles have suddenly lost two straight and a road date with UC-Davis doesn't make things any easier.4
9East Tennessee State FCS Football Top 25East Tennessee StateBucs took care of VMI and move one step closer to winning the SoCon. A trip to Western Carolina awaits before getting Mercer.15
10Kennesaw State FCS Football Top 25Kennesaw StateOwls won big at Robert Morris. Regardless of the outcome at North Alabama, Big South Championship happens to end the season.13
11FCS Football Top 25 Tennessee-MartinTennessee-MartinSkyhawks beat Tennessee State, setting themselves up for a share of the OVC title, if they can win this week at Tennessee Tech.14
12Sacramento State FCS Football Top 25Sacramento StateHornets are likely being underestimated. Controls own destiny for Big Sky title. Home date with Portland State next weekend.12
13Missouri State FCS Football Top 25Missouri State

Bears took down SIU and now look really good for the playoffs moving forward. A home win vs. Northern Iowa would probably clinch it.

14Montana LogoMontanaGrizzlies have won three in a row. Can they avoid looking ahead and win at Northern Arizona next week?18
15Southern Illinois LogoSouthern IllinoisSalukis have now lost back-to-back games. Need it get it together before playoffs or they'll be left home. At Indiana State next.8
16Southeastern Louisiana LogoSoutheastern Louisiana Lions lost a shootout - shocker, right? - to Incarnate Word and handed the Southland keys to them. Home vs. Northwestern State next.6
17Incarnate Word FCS Football Top 25Incarnate WordCardinals beat SLU and take control of the SLC. A win at Nicholls would eliminate the Colonels and bring them within a game of the auto-bid.23
18Jackson State FCS Football Top 25Jackson StateTigers beat down Texas Southern. A win next week, at Southern, will clinch the SWAC East and a spot in the SWAC Championship game.22
19South Dakota FCS Football Top 25South DakotaCoyotes had no problem beating Western Illinois. Likely needing one more wins for the playoffs. They host South Dakota State first.24
20VMI FCS Football Top 25VMIKeydets lost at ETSU. It hurts, but does not eliminate them from a SoCon title. But they have to win out. That means Furman is their focus.21
21#21 Northern Iowa FCS Football 2021 PreviewNorthern IowaPanthers are a hard nut to crack; two top 10 wins followed by a loss to Illinois State. Playoffs start at Missouri State next week.10
22Eastern Kentucky FCS Football Top 25Eastern KentuckyColonels fell to Stephen F. Austin. With two tough games left, playoffs may be in jeopardy. Visit Sam Houston next. Oof!19
23Chattanooga FCS Football Top 25ChattanoogaMocs put Wofford in the doghouse. This week's road game at Mercer will set a whole set of SoCon tiebreakers in motion for Week 12.NR
24Mercer FCS Football Top 25MercerBears had the week off. Their last two games will both have huge playoff implications. The first is a home date with Chattanooga.NR
25William & Mary FCS Football Top 25William & MaryTribe almost looked invisible Delaware. Might have been looking forward to this week's home game against James Madison.16



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