Week 8 FCS Football Top 25 Rankings

1#3 North Dakota State FCS Football 2014 PreviewNorth Dakota StateThe Bison make it 31 straight FCS victories with an impressive triumph over Indiana State, the last team to beat them.1
2#1 Eastern Washington FCS Football 2014 PreviewEastern WashingtonEWU tops Northern Colorado, but the Eagles might have missed injured quarterback Vernon Adams this week.2
3#4 New Hampshire FCS Football 2014 PreviewNew HampshireThe Wildcats (5-1) enjoy a bye week with SBU visiting next week, but New Hampshire does vault 'Nova in the rankings.4
4#6 Villanova FCS Football 2014 PreviewVillanovaQB John Robertson throws winning TD pass with 52 seconds remaining to lead Villanova to 35-31 victory over W&M.3
5#5 Montana FCS Football 2014 PreviewMontanaThe Grizzlies use a big second half and the return of QB Jordan Johnson to topple pesky UC Davis.5
6#12 Coastal Carolina FCS Football 2014 PreviewCoastal CarolinaCoastal Carolina (7-0) enjoy a bye week, but the Chanticleers have a big one against Charleston Southern on Saturday.6
7#11 Jacksonville State FCS Football 2014 Preview
Jacksonville StateThe OVC team gets a bye week and moves up in the rankings. Tennessee Tech is next up.8
8#8 McNeese State FCS Football 2014 PreviewMcNeese StateThe final score was close as Abilene Christian cut into McNeese's big lead in the final quarter.9
9#2 Southeastern Louisiana FCS Football 2014 PreviewSoutheastern LouisianaSoutheastern Louisiana gets a big win against a tough team in Central Arkansas.10
10#9 Chattanooga FCS Football 2014 PreviewChattanoogaThe Mocs go 4-3 as they jump out to a 31-0 halftime advantage en route to beating The Citadel, 34-14.11
11Montana State FCS Football 2014 PreviewMontana StateMontana State gets a 23-13 victory over Weber State and can enjoy a bye next weekend.12
12#18 Richmond FCS Football 2014 PreviewRichmondQB Michael Rocco keeps the Spiders' offense moving as Richmond rolls over Rhode Island, 37-0.13
13#14 Fordham FCS Football 2014 PreviewFordhamThe Rams had the weekend off and they face Patriot League foe Lehigh next Saturday.15
14Illinois State FCS Football Top 25 RankingsIllinois StateIllinois State kicker Nick Aussieker plays hero again as the Redbirds remain unbeaten with a 37-34 win over WIU.19
15#10 South Dakota State FCS Football 2014 PreviewSouth Dakota StateThe Jackrabbits register a huge league victory with a 31-28 win over Northern Iowa.20
16Bethune-Cookman FCS Football Top 25 RankingsBethune-CookmanBethune-Cookman takes care of winless Savannah State, 48-20. BCU visits rival South Carolina State next weekend.17
17Youngstown State FCS Football Top 25 RankingsYoungstown StateQB Hunter Well throws for 269 yards to lead the Penguins to a key MVFC victory over Southern Illinois.22
18Southern Illinois FCS Football Top 25 RankingsSouthern IllinoisDespite the loss to Youngstown State, the Salukis are still very much in the playoff chase.18
19Eastern Kentucky FCS Football Top 25 RankingsEastern KentuckyThe Colonels see a 31-10 advantage over TTU disappear as the home team scores 29 fourth-quarter points to stun EKU.14
20Liberty FCS Football Top 25 RankingsLibertyThe Flames enjoy the weekend off before facing Gardner-Webb in a key Big South contest next week.23
21#20 William & Mary FCS Football 2014 PreviewWilliam & MaryThe Tribe pick up a lot of respect in tough loss to Villanova. They'd rather have the W, but W&M is a playoff contender.21
22#7 Northern Iowa FCS Football 2014 PreviewNorthern IowaThe Panthers are 3-4, but still one of the better FCS teams in the nation. They visit Western Illinois next week.7
23Bryant FCS Football Top 25 Rankings
BryantThe Bulldogs take care of St. Francis, 42-27. Robert Morris comes to town next week.24
24Harvard FCS Football Top 25 Rankings
HarvardGotta give the Ivy League its due. Harvard tops Lafayette, 24-14, to stay unbeaten.NR
25#16 Sam Houston State FCS Football 2014 PreviewSam Houston StatePlayoff chances took a hit with loss to Northwestern State, but still a team to reckon with.16