The McNeese Cowboys are slowly but surely moving up in the rankings after there decisive victory over Southeastern Louisiana Saturday.

The Cowboys will take there 2-1 record on the road this week to take on Northwestern. Here is the complete polls:

McNeese State moved up in both FCS football polls this week.

The Cowboys moved to No. 18 in the Sports Network poll and went up to No. 15 in the coaches poll.

Now 2-1 on the season and 1-0 in Southland Conference play, the Cowboys travel to Natchitoches on Saturday to tackle Northwestern State. Kickoff is 6 p.m. in Turpin Stadium.

The Cowboys are coming off a 48-27 league opening victory over Southeastern Louisiana.

1. Georgia Southern                                    3-0

2. Northern Iowa                                                      2-1

3. Appalachian State                                    3-1

4. Montana State                                                      3-1

5. North Dakota State                                    3-0

6. Delaware                                                       3-1

7. New Hampshire                                                      2-1

8. Wofford                                                      2-1

9. James Madison                                                      3-1

10. Richmond                                                      3-1

11. William & Mary                                    2-2

12. Southern Illinois                                    2-1

13. Lehigh                                                      3-1

14. Jacksonville State                                    3-1

15. Chattanooga                                                      2-2

16. Sam Houston State                                    3-0

17. Southern Utah                                                      3-1

18. McNeese State                                                      2-1

19. Montana                                                      2-2

20. Massachusetts                                                      2-1

21. South Dakota                                                      2-2

22. South Carolina State                                    2-2

23. Towson                                                      3-0

24. Indiana State                                                      3-1

25. Sacramento State                                    2-2

2011 FCS Coaches Poll

1. Georgia Southern                                    3-0

2. Northern Iowa                                                      2-1

3. Appalachian State                                    3-1

4. Montana State                                                      3-1

5. Delaware                                                      3-1

6. Wofford                                                      2-1

North Dakota State                                    3-0

8. James Madison                                                      3-1

9. New Hampshire                                                      2-1

10. William & Mary                                    2-2

Richmond                                                      3-1

12. Southern Illinois                                    2-1

13. Jacksonville State                                    3-1

14. Lehigh                                                      2-1

15. McNeese State                                                      2-1

16. Montana                                                      2-2

17. Chattanooga                                                      2-2

18. Sam Houston State                                    3-0

19. Southern Utah                                                      3-1

20. Massachusetts                                                      2-1

21. South Dakota                                                      2-2

22. South Carolina State                                    2-2

23. Indiana State                                                      3-1

24. North Dakota                                                      2-2

25. Stephen F. Austin                                    1-3

Sacramento State                                    2-2

Source: McNeesesports.com

Geaux Pokes!!  Make it a 3-1 start after this Saturdays game