Week 5 FCS Football Top 25 Rankings

1#3 North Dakota State FCS Football 2014 PreviewNorth Dakota StateNorth Dakota State looks unbeatable yet again. Their next victim is Western Illinois on Saturday afternoon.1
2#1 Eastern Washington FCS Football 2014 PreviewEastern WashingtonThe EWU offense got off to a rare slow start against UC Davis, but they turned it up in the second half.2
3#6 Villanova FCS Football 2014 PreviewVillanovaVillanova crushed Penn on the road and will stay on the road this week and head up to Maine.3
4#7 Northern Iowa FCS Football 2014 PreviewNorthern IowaNorthern Iowa dominated Tennessee Tech. Indiana State will certainly provide a tougher test.4
5#4 New Hampshire FCS Football 2014 PreviewNew HampshireNew Hampshire dropped 52 points on Dartmouth and are now looking ahead to a trip to Elon.5
6#8 McNeese State FCS Football 2014 PreviewMcNeese StateNot surprisingly, McNeese State cruised past Arkansas Tech. They start conference play against Nicholls State.6
7#5 Montana FCS Football 2014 PreviewMontanaMontana opened up Big Sky play with a comfortable win over UNC. Next up is a trip to North Dakota.7
8#10 South Dakota State FCS Football 2014 PreviewSouth Dakota StateThe Jackrabbits begin MVFC play this week with a very interesting road trip to Illinois State.8
9#12 Coastal Carolina FCS Football 2014 PreviewCoastal CarolinaCoastal Carolina cruised past Elon and heads to Furman before kicking off Big South play.9
10#11 Jacksonville State FCS Football 2014 Preview
Jacksonville StateEli Jenkins rushed for 149 yards and three touchdowns and threw for one more against Murray State.10
11#2 Southeastern Louisiana FCS Football 2014 PreviewSoutheastern LouisianaThe Lions put an end to their little losing streak by crushing Incarnate Word in their Southland opener.11
12#9 Chattanooga FCS Football 2014 PreviewChattanoogaChattanooga is back on track after beating Samford 38-24. They should get their third straight win against VMI.12
13Montana State FCS Football 2014 PreviewMontana StateMontana State had to sweat it out a little bit against North Dakota. Sacramento State will be eyeing an upset next.13
14#18 Richmond FCS Football 2014 PreviewRichmondRichmond had a week to dwell on their tough loss to UNH. But they better be worrying about Liberty too.14
15#20 William & Mary FCS Football 2014 PreviewWilliam & MaryW&M scored with 25 seconds left to force overtime against Stony Brook and went on to win in overtime.15
16Youngstown State FCS Football Top 25 RankingsYoungstown StateThe Penguins kick off conference play at a Missouri State team that is looking to make a big statement.16
17Eastern Kentucky FCS Football Top 25 RankingsEastern KentuckyEKU is a perfect 4-0 and now they will look to continue that run into OVC play. First up is a trip to Austin Peay.17
18Southern Illinois FCS Football Top 25 RankingsSouthern IllinoisThe Salukis are 4-1 and should be able to pick up win five this week at home against South Dakota.18
19#14 Fordham FCS Football 2014 PreviewFordhamFordham has put up some big numbers against subpar opponents. That should continue against Lafayette.19
20Bethune-Cookman FCS Football Top 25 RankingsBethune-CookmanBethune-Cookman were lucky to beat Florida Tech. They should beat Delaware State too, but we'll see.20
21#16 Sam Houston State FCS Football 2014 PreviewSam Houston StateSam Houston State finally looked like Sam Houston State and are off to a 1-0 Southland start.22
22Illinois State FCS Football Top 25 RankingsIllinois StateIllinois State is one of many MVFC positioned well for a playoff spot. Their next opponent, SDSU, is another.23
23Tennessee State FCS Football Top 25 Rankings
Tennessee StateTennessee State picked up their fourth win of the year, but has a tough test at a very hot SEMO squad this week.25
24Delaware FCS Football Top 25 Rankings
DelawareAfter losing to Pitt 62-0 in week one, the Blue Hens have reeled off three wins in a row, the latest coming at JMU.NR
25Missouri State FCS Football Top 25 Rankings
Missouri StateMissouri State enjoyed a bye week and will look to make some noise in the MVFC, starting with Youngstown State.NR