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Eagles Move Up to No. 7 in Poll

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Eastern Washington improved to 2-1 with a win over Weber State on Saturday. Eastern Washington improved to 2-1 with a win over Weber State on Saturday.

After winning their first conference game of the season on Saturday, Eastern Washington got more good news on Monday. The Eagles moved up two spots in the Sports Network Top 25 poll.

Eastern Washington went from No. 9 to No. 7 after Saturday's 32-26 win over Weber State in Ogden. Redshirt freshman quarterback Vernon Adams got the start over SMU transfer Kyle Padron, running for 62 yards, passing for 75 and leading the Eagles to a 20-3 halftime lead.

Pardon came in for much of the second half, because Adams was cramping up, and threw for 149 yards and a touchdown.

North Dakota State remains at the top of the heap with a 3-0 record. Montana State is No. 2, followed by Youngstown State, Old Dominion and James Madison.

Montana fell to No. 21 after losing to Northern Arizona 41-31. Cal Poly made an appearance this week at No. 23 after beating UC Davis 28-20.

 

 

Team (First-place votes) 2012 Record Points Previous Rank
1. North Dakota State Bison (154) 3-0 4201 1
2. Montana State Bobcats (5) 4-0 3955 2
3. Youngstown State Penguins (10) 4-0 3889 4
4. Old Dominion Monarchs 4-0 3629 5
5. James Madison Dukes 3-1 3399 6
6. Wofford Terriers 3-0 3219 7
7. Eastern Washington Eagles 2-1 2964 9
8. Delaware Blue Hens 4-0 2617 12
9. Sam Houston State Bearkats 1-2 2399 3
10. Georgia Southern Eagles 2-1 2379 11
11. The Citadel Bulldogs 3-1 2351 10
12. Towson Tigers 2-1 2239 13
13. Illinois State Redbirds 4-0 2223 15
14. Northern Iowa Panthers 1-3 1899 8
15. Lehigh Mountain Hawks 4-0 1785 16
16. Central Arkansas Bears 3-1 1784 25
17. Appalachian State Mountaineers 2-2 1615 17
18. Stony Brook Seawolves 3-1 1318 20
19. Eastern Kentucky Colonels 3-1 1182 21
20. New Hampshire Wildcats 2-2 970 18
21. Montana Grizzlies 2-2 864 14
22. Northern Arizona Lumberjacks 3-1 836 NR
23. Cal Poly Mustangs 3-0 651 NR
24. McNeese State Cowboys 3-1 384 19
25. South Dakota State Jackrabbits 3-1 371 NR
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