Week 4 FCS Football Top 25 Rankings

1#3 North Dakota State FCS Football 2014 PreviewNorth Dakota StateThe Bison (4-0) couldn't really win four FCS titles in a row, could they? Defense comes up big against Montana.1
2#1 Eastern Washington FCS Football 2014 PreviewEastern WashingtonQuincy Forte scores four TDs and rushes for 190 yards as EWU rallies to nip Montana State, 52-51.2
3#6 Villanova FCS Football 2014 PreviewVillanovaThe Wildcats had their hands full with James Madison, but rallied from a 21-14 halftime deficit.4
4#7 Northern Iowa FCS Football 2014 PreviewNorthern IowaNIU (1-2) gets its first win of the season with a 46-7 laugher over UNC. Mark Nov. 8 on the calendar - NDSU.6
5#4 New Hampshire FCS Football 2014 PreviewNew HampshireThe Wildcats (2-1) rally late to top Richmond. Reserve QB Andy Vailas leads the winning drive after Goldrich gets hurt.8
6#8 McNeese State FCS Football 2014 PreviewMcNeese StateThe Cowboys (1-1) had the weekend off. Arkansas Tech visits next Saturday.7
7#5 Montana FCS Football 2014 PreviewMontanaThe Grizzlies (2-2) have a chance to get on a roll now after coming up short against North Dakota State.5
8#10 South Dakota State FCS Football 2014 PreviewSouth Dakota StateSouth Dakota State goes to 3-1 with an easy win against Wisconsin-Oshkosh. The Jackrabbits get a bye next week.9
9#12 Coastal Carolina FCS Football 2014 PreviewCoastal CarolinaThe Chanticleers (4-0) are on cruise control with Elon coming to town next.10
10#11 Jacksonville State FCS Football 2014 Preview
Jacksonville StateJacksonville State (2-1) takes care of Division II West Alabama, but it wasn't easy. Jax wins, 45-34.11
11#2 Southeastern Louisiana FCS Football 2014 PreviewSoutheastern LouisianaSE Louisiana thought it had survived its visit to SE Missouri, but lose in the final seconds. SELA won last year 45-7.3
12#9 Chattanooga FCS Football 2014 PreviewChattanoogaThe Mocs (1-2) enjoy a bye week. They have a big SoCon game with visiting Samford next week.12
13Montana State FCS Football 2014 PreviewMontana StateWhen you score 51 points, you expect to win…unless you're playing Eastern Washington. The Bobcats fall to 2-2.14
14#18 Richmond FCS Football 2014 PreviewRichmondThe Spiders thought they had New Hampshire beaten, but the Wildcats had other ideas. Richmond is idle next week.13
15#20 William & Mary FCS Football 2014 PreviewWilliam & MaryThe Tribe (3-1) take care of business against Lafayette. William & Mary visits Stony Brook next week.15
16Youngstown State FCS Football Top 25 RankingsYoungstown StateIt took the Penguins awhile to get going, but once they did, St. Francis (PA) was no match. YSU is idle next week.17
17Eastern Kentucky FCS Football Top 25 RankingsEastern KentuckyThe Colonels (4-0) use a 21-point third quarter to put away pesky UT-Martin. EKU is off next week.18
18Southern Illinois FCS Football Top 25 RankingsSouthern IllinoisThe Salukis have no answers for the Big Ten's Purdue, losing 35-13. Western Illinois visits next week.16
19#14 Fordham FCS Football 2014 PreviewFordhamThe Rams (3-1) topple the Ivy League's Columbia, 49-7. Fordham faces Patriot League foe Holy Cross in Worcester next.22
20Bethune-Cookman FCS Football Top 25 RankingsBethune-CookmanBethune-Cookman (2-1) struggles against FBS foe Central Florida. Florida Tech visits next week.20
21Liberty FCS Football Top 25 Rankings
LibertyThe schedule is difficult, but the Flames appear for real after turning back Bryant.NR
22#16 Sam Houston State FCS Football 2014 PreviewSam Houston StateSHSU is 1-3 after a bye week. We'll give them the benefit of the doubt with Lamar coming to town.23
23Illinois State FCS Football Top 25 Rankings
Illinois StateIllinois State (2-0) enjoys a bye week and has a winnable game against Austin Peay next week.24
24James Madison FCS Football Top 25 Rankings
James MadisonThere are several teams that could fill the last two spots in the Top 25. We'll take JMU after a good showing at Villanova.NR
25Tennessee State FCS Football Top 25 Rankings
Tennessee StateTennessee State goes to 3-1. It has a date with Florida A&M next weekend.NR