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E. Washington Ranked No. 4 in Final FCS Coaches Poll

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Eastern Washington finished at No. 4 in the FCS Coaches Poll (Photo: EWU Athletics) Eastern Washington finished at No. 4 in the FCS Coaches Poll (Photo: EWU Athletics)

Eastern Washington may have lost in the semifinals of the FCS playoffs, but they ended the season officially ranked No. 4 in the nation on Monday.

The FCS Coaches poll was released Monday with North Dakota State on top. The Bison won their second national title in two years, beating Sam Houston State 39-13 on Saturday. Sam Houston State finished No. 2 and Georgia Southern was No. 3. Montana State finished right behind EWU at No. 4.

North Dakota State became the first team to win back-to-back FCS championships since Appalachian State won three in a row from 2005-07.

 

 

Final FCS Coaches Poll (I-AA) Ranking

Rank Team Record Pts Last Week
1. North Dakota St. (26) 14-1 650 1
2. Sam Houston St. 11-4 618 5
3. Georgia Southern 10-4 579 7
4. Eastern Wash. 11-3 572 4
5. Montana St. 11-2 539 2
6. Old Dominion 11-2 527 3
7. Wofford 9-4 496 9
8. Appalachian St. 8-4 434 6
9. Illinois St. 9-4 408 15
10. Central Arkansas 9-3 401 8
11. Cal Poly 9-3 378 12
12. Stony Brook 10-3 366 11
13. New Hampshire 8-4 334 13
14. Lehigh 10-1 295 10
15. Towson 7-4 235 14
16. Villanova 8-4 227 18
17. South Dakota St. 9-4 222 21
18. Richmond 8-3 188 17
19. Eastern Kentucky 8-3 163 16
20. Northern Arizona 8-3 142 19
21. James Madison 7-4 111 20
22. Wagner 9-4 103 NR
23. Bethune-Cookman 9-3 89 22
24. Coastal Carolina 8-5 88 NR
25. Eastern Illinois 7-5 75 NR
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