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Eagles Move Up to No. 9 In Latest Poll

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Eastern Washington will open its Big Sky schedule this Saturday at Weber State (Photo: EWU Athletics) Eastern Washington will open its Big Sky schedule this Saturday at Weber State (Photo: EWU Athletics)

Despite taking a week off before starting conference play the Eastern Eagles moved up one spot in the FCS top 25 poll released Monday.

Eastern Washington moved from No. 10 to No. 9, aided by a loss by Appalachian State to The Citadel on Saturday.

North Dakota State solidified its No. 1 ranking, followed by Montana State, Sam Houston State, Youngstown State and Old Dominion. Montana came in at No. 14.

Quarterback Kyle Padron leads Eastern Washington into Ogden this weekend to play Weber State in both teams' conference opener. Saturday's game starts at 5 p.m. (PT).

 

Team (First-place votes) 

Record 

Points 

Previous Rank 

1. North Dakota State Bison (140)

2-0

4,085

1

2. Montana State Bobcats (9)

3-0

3,767

3

3. Sam Houston State Bearkats (8)

1-1

3,669

2

4. Youngstown State Penguins (7)

3-0

3,579

5

5. Old Dominion Monarchs

3-0

3,299

6

6. James Madison Dukes

2-1

3,115

4

7. Wofford Terriers (1)

3-0

2,912

9

8. Northern Iowa Panthers

1-2

2,673

7

9. Eastern Washington Eagles

1-1

2,656

10

10. The Citadel Bulldogs

3-0

2,468

21

11. Georgia Southern Eagles

1-1

2,209

11

12. Delaware Blue Hens

3-0

2,120

13

13. Towson Tigers

1-1

2,111

12

14. Montana Grizzlies

2-1

1,959

14

15. Illinois State Redbirds

3-0

1,883

15

16. Lehigh Mountain Hawks

3-0

1,544

16

17. Appalachian State Mountaineers

1-2

1,476

8

18. New Hampshire Wildcats

2-1

1,429

18

19. McNeese State Cowboys

3-0

1,319

19

20. Stony Brook Seawolves

2-1

1,189

17

21. Eastern Kentucky Colonels

2-1

810

20

22. Indiana State Sycamores

2-1

621

22

23. Maine Black Bears

1-1

369

25

24. Jacksonville State Gamecocks

1-1

358

24

25. Central Arkansas Bears

2-1

292

NR

 

 

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