The McNeese Cowboys played thier first full regular season last Saturday night at Cowboys stadium.  The pokes started off a little sluggish offensively but Derrick Milton rattled off a 36 yard touchdown run to give the Cowboys in the first half to give McNeese a 7-0 lead.  The pokes went into halftime with a 9-0 lead after the defense got a safety.

Now in the second half, the pokes came out on fire and scored 34 unanswered points to win the game 43-9.  The win improved the Cowboys to 1-0.

For thier efforts, the moved up two spots in this week's FCS Coaches Poll.  Here are the latest polls.

FCS Coaches' Poll

  1. Coastal Carolina (2-0)
  2. North Dakota State (1-1)
  3. Villanova (1-1)
  4. Jacksonville State (1-1)
  5. Sam Houston State (0-1)
  6. Illinois State (1-1)
  7. Montana (1-1)
  8. South Dakota State (2-0)
  9. Montana State (1-0)
  10. James Madison (2-0)
  11. Northern Iowa (1-1)
  12. Chattanooga (1-1)
  13. New Hampshire (1-1)
  14. Liberty (1-1)
  15. Eastern Washington (0-2)
  16. Youngstown State (1-1)
  17. Southeastern Louisiana (2-0)
  18. Cal Poly (1-1)
  19. Fordham (1-1)
  20. Portland State (2-0)
  21. McNeese (1-0)
  22. Eastern Kentucky (1-1)
  23. Richmond (1-1)
  24. Northern Arizona (2-0)
  25. Indiana State (1-1)

Source: Matt Bonnette MSU

The Cowboys hit the road this Saturday to take on Stephen F. Austin at 6 p.m. in Texas.