Week 6 FCS Football Top 25 Rankings

1#1 North Dakota State FCS Football 2013 PreviewNorth Dakota StateIt did not look good for NDSU against UNI, but they came storming back to win 24-23. The perfection continues.1
2#9 Towson FCS Football 2013 PreviewTowsonBehind 238 yards and three touchdowns by Terrance West, the Tigers beat UNH to remain undefeated.2
3#2 Montana State FCS Football 2013 PreviewMontana StateMontana State rolled off a very good Northern Arizona squad and hardly bothered to put the ball in the air.4
4#12 Sam Houston State FCS Football 2013 PreviewSam Houston StateSo far so good for Sam Houston State. They had last week off and open Southland play against Lamar on Saturday.5
5#19 Eastern Illinois FCS Football 2013 PreviewEastern IllinoisThe Panthers offense has been unstoppable. On Thursday Austin Peay will find out how good EIU is in 2013.6
6#8 Eastern Washington FCS Football 2013 PreviewEastern WashingtonThe losses at Toledo and SHSU are behind Eastern Washington now. They are sitting at 1-0 in Big Sky play.8
7#10 Northern Iowa FCS Football 2013 PreviewNorthern IowaUNI was so close to a huge victory, but allowed two NDSU touchdowns in the fourth quarter to lose 24-233
8#18 Coastal Carolina FCS Football 2013 PreviewCoastal CarolinaThe Big South could be tough this year and Coastal Carolina begins against a surprising Gardner-Webb squad.9
9Fordham FCS Football Top 25 Rankings
FordhamThe game of the year in the Patriot League did not disappoint as Fordham surpassed Lehigh in a 52-34 shootout.16
10#4 South Dakota State FCS Football 2013 PreviewSouth Dakota StateSouth Dakota State has now lost three in a row. They should get back on track at Western Illinois.7
11#13 Old Dominion FCS Football 2013 PreviewOld DominionA punt return TD and an almost literally last second touchdown pass from Taylor Heinicke capped an ODU comeback.12
12#5 Wofford FCS Football 2013 PreviewWoffordWofford stayed out of conference and this time got a big win over Presbyterian. It's nothing but SoCon from now on.13
13#6 Villanova FCS Football 2013 PreviewVillanovaFollowing a couple 35-6 victories, Villanova had to come from behind to beat William & Mary 20-16.18
14#20 Bethune-Cookman FCS Football 2013 Preview Bethune-CookmanDelaware State may not have an impressive record, but beating the Hornets was a huge victory for Bethune-Cookman.14
15#23 Youngstown State FCS Football 2013 PreviewYoungstown StateYoungstown State got another quality MVFC road win, this time against Indiana State. Illinois State is next.17
16McNeese State FCS Football Top 25
McNeese StateMcNeese State dropped 59 points on Central Arkansas on the purple turf. After a week off they head to SHSU.NR
17#21 Northern Arizona FCS Football 2013 PreviewNorthern ArizonaThe Lumberjacks couldn't pull off back-to-back wins over the Montana schools, but splitting is pretty good too.11
18#14 Montana FCS Football 2013 PreviewMontanaClay Pierson caught three passes and all three went for touchdowns in Montana's 55-27 win over Portland State.19
19#7 Central Arkansas FCS Football 2013 PreviewCentral ArkansasNothing went well for Central Akransas against McNeese State. But now the schedule gets easier for a while.15
20#3 Georgia Southern FCS Football 2013 PreviewGeorgia SouthernGeorgia Southern could not stop Andy Summerlin. The Samford signal caller threw for 495 yards.10
21Maine FCS Football Top 25 Rankings
MaineMaine dropped 62 points on a good Delaware team. After a week off the Black Bears host William & Mary.24
22Samford FCS Football Top 25
SamfordWith a quality win over Georgia Southern, Samford is back in the playoff picture. They have 4 road games in a row.NR
23Tennessee State FCS Football Top 25 Rankings
Tennessee StateTennessee State, at 5-1, is looking good, but the OVC slate is about to get very, very interesting.23
24Lehigh FCS Football Top 25 Rankings
LehighLehigh fell to Fordham last week, but since the Rams are not eligible for the auto bid, the Hawks are still favorites.20
25James Madison FCS Football Top 25
James MadisonJames Madison needs to put together a few wins in a row and beating Albany 40-13 is a good start.NR