Week 3 FCS Football Top 25 Rankings

RankTeamCommentsPrior
1#1 North Dakota State FCS Football 2013 PreviewNorth Dakota StateESPN GameDay crew of Kirk Herbstreit, Lee Corso and Desmond Howard is heading to Fargo this Saturday.1
2#2 Montana State FCS Football 2013 PreviewMontana StateBobcats rely on Bleskins' boys to beat DII CSU-Mesa. Jake Bleskins fills in at QB while brother Tanner catches 10 passes.2
3#4 South Dakota State FCS Football 2013 PreviewSouth Dakota StateSouth Dakota State (3-0) tops SE Louisiana, 34-26, but is outgained by the visitors.4
4#9 Towson FCS Football 2013 PreviewTowsonTerrance West scores five rushing touchdowns to tie a school record as Tigers roll to 49-7 victory over Delaware State.6
5#8 Eastern Washington FCS Football 2013 PreviewEastern WashingtonEWU (2-1) has a long trip back home after coming up short against FBS Toledo.5
6#5 Wofford FCS Football 2013 PreviewWoffordWofford (2-1) averages 23.8 yards per pass play (five completions) to upend Georgia Southern, 30-2011
7#10 Northern Iowa FCS Football 2013 PreviewNorthern IowaAfter 2-0 start and a bye week, UNI gets ready for Northern Colorado. Then it's McNeese State and North Dakota State.7
8#14 Montana FCS Football 2013 PreviewMontanaLast year, North Dakota threw for 660 yards against the Griz. Montana wins this year, 55-17.8
9#12 Sam Houston State FCS Football 2013 PreviewSam Houston StateSam Houston State's Tim Flanders becomes Southland Conference's all-time touchdown leader in 55-17 victory.9
10#3 Georgia Southern FCS Football 2013 PreviewGeorgia SouthernThe Eagles' defense (2-1) fails to get the job done against the Terriers in Spartansburg, S.C.3
11#19 Eastern Illinois FCS Football 2013 PreviewEastern IllinoisQB Jimmy Garoppolo throws for 480 yards and seven TDs to lead Eastern Illinois (3-0) to 57-24 win over Illinois State.13
12#18 Coastal Carolina FCS Football 2013 PreviewCoastal CarolinaThe Chanticleers (3-0) trailed 24-14 in the second quarter before rallying to tople Eastern Kentucky, 51-32.14
13#20 Bethune-Cookman FCS Football 2013 PreviewBethune-CookmanBethune-Cookman (3-0) rushes for 349 yards in victory over Florida International of the Sun Belt Conference.15
14#15 New Hampshire FCS Football 2013 Preview New HampshireThe Wildcats (1-1) get in the win column with an impressive victory over Colgate. New Hampshire led 40-6 at halftime.16
15#13 Old Dominion FCS Football 2013 PreviewOld DominionODU (1-2) takes out early season frustrations on Howard as Monarchs set scoring record in 76-19 route.17
16#7 Central Arkansas FCS Football 2013 PreviewCentral ArkansasTennessee-Martin blocks last-second 42-yard field goal to hand Central Arkansas (1-2) its second loss.10
17Fordham FCS Football Top 25 Rankings
FordhamThe Rams (3-0) have now beaten two of Philly's Big Five schools: Villanova and Temple. We're impressed.NR
18#23 Youngstown State FCS Football 2013 PreviewYoungstown StateYoungstown State (2-1) gets a reality check against the Big Ten's Michigan State, losing 55-17.18
19Stony Brook Logo
Stony BrookStony Brook (1-1) loses heartbreaker in five overtimes against FBS Buffalo.20
20#21 Northern Arizona FCS Football 2013 PreviewNorthern ArizonaThe Lumberjacks (1-1) get in the win column with a victory over UC Davis.21
21#6 Villanova FCS Football 2013 PreviewVillanovaWildcats (0-2) enjoy a bye week as huge game awaits Saturday against first-year CAA member Stony Brook.22
22#25 Samford FCS Football 2013 PreviewSamfordSamford (2-1) jumps out to a 17-0 advantage but must hold for a 27-20 triumph over Florida A&M.23
23Tennessee Martin FCS Football Top 25 Rankings
Tennessee-MartinThe Skyhawks (2-1) deserve some love with victories over Central Arkansas and Chattanooga.NR
24Chattanooga FCS Football Logo
ChattanoogaThe Mocs (2-1) are starting to roll as they steamroll Austin Peay, 42-10.24
25McNeese State FCS Football Logo
McNeese StateIt wasn't pretty, but McNeese State (3-0) hangs on against Division II West Alabama.25