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FCS college football rankings, week 6: Little movement for Villanova during bye week

As it should be.

David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports

Coming off a bye week, the Villanova Wildcats moved up one spot to #16 in the FCS Coaches' Poll, and held their position at #14 in the STATS FCS Top 25. Jacksonville State is still #1 in the more respected media poll, while Coastal Carolina maintained the top ranking in the Coaches Poll.

The CAA is led by James Madison (#5/), and also saw Richmond (#16/18) and New Hampshire (#21/22) ranked this week. William & Mary dropped from the polls following a weekend loss to Delaware. The full polls are below:

STATS FCS Top 25

Rank School Record Points Previous
1 Jacksonville State 4-1 3802 (89) 1
2 Coastal Carolina 5-0 3700 (39) 2
3 North Dakota State 3-1 3646 (20) 3
4 Illinois State 3-1 3472 (1) 4
5 James Madison 5-0 3344 (8) 6
6 Chattanooga 3-1 2932 8
7 Eastern Washington 2-2 2746 9
8 South Dakota State 3-1 2637 5
9 Youngstown State 3-1 2504 10
10 UNI 2-2 2472 7
11 Sam Houston State 2-2 2075 12
12 Montana 3-2 2047 13
13 Fordham 4-1 1886 15
14 Villanova 2-2 1701 14
15 Liberty 3-2 1524 18
16 Richmond 3-1 1361 19
17 Eastern Kentucky 2-2 1314 17
18 Montana State 2-2 1111 11
19 Indiana State 3-1 979 21
20 Southeastern Louisiana 3-1 972 22
21 New Hampshire 3-2 966 20
22 McNeese State 4-0 950 23
23 North Dakota 4-1 682 NR
24 Harvard 3-0 676 24
25 Portland State 3-1 645 16
Others: Northern Arizona (281) , Cal Poly (84) , Alcorn State (82) , North Carolina A&T (77) , Western Illinois (75) , Lamar (70) ,Furman (51) , William & Mary (40) , Dartmouth (31) , Bethune-Cookman (15) , Charleston Southern (15) , Samford (14) ,Princeton (12) , Tennessee State (7) , Stony Brook (7) , Southern Illinois (5) , South Carolina State (3) , Jacksonville (3) , UT Martin(2) , Delaware (2) , Wofford (2) , Duquesne (1) , Western Carolina (1) , Southern University (1)

FCS Coaches' Poll

Rank School Record Points Previous
1 Coastal Carolina (16) 5-0 633 1
2 North Dakota State (6) 3-1 622 2
3 Jacksonville State (4) 4-1 601 3
4 Illinois State 3-1 572 4
5 James Madison 5-0 559 5
6 Chattanooga 3-1 491 8
7 Youngstown State 3-1 446 10
8 Eastern Washington 2-2 436 9
9 South Dakota State 3-1 410 7
10 Northern Iowa 2-2 389 6
11 Montana 3-2 362 12
12 Fordham 4-1 358 13
13 McNeese State 4-0 331 15
14 Sam Houston State 2-2 282 14
15 Liberty 3-2 263 18
16 Villanova 2-2 230 17
17 Southeastern Louisiana 3-1 214 19
18 Richmond 3-1 202 20
19 Montana State 2-2 199 11
20 Eastern Kentucky 2-2 165 21
21 Indiana State 3-1 129 24
22 New Hampshire 3-2 126 23
23 Portland State 3-1 119 16
24 Harvard 3-0 87 25
25 North Dakota 4-1 53 NR
Others: Lamar (269) , Cal Poly (183) , North Dakota (145) , Southern Illinois (49) , Furman (48) , Stony Brook (45) , North Carolina A&T (41) , Northern Arizona (40) , Western Illinois (38) , Alcorn State (33) , Samford (28) , Penn (20) , South Dakota (17) , South Carolina State (15) , Dartmouth (14) , Princeton (11) , Charleston Southern (10) , Bethune-Cookman (7) , Tennessee State (6) , Bryant (6) , Jacksonville (5) , Idaho State (3) , UT Martin (1) , Abilene Christian (1)
Dropped: William & Mary