The Cowboys football team lost a heartbreaker last Saturday night in Lake Charles to Stephen F Austin 31-28. The loss dropped the pokes to 1-2 on the season.

The Cowboys will try and regroup and prepare for another Southland Conference game this Saturday on the road in San Antonio when they face off against Incarnate Word.

The FCS national polls came out yesterday and for the second straight week, the blue and gold have fallen in the polls. The Cowboys dropped to #20 in this week's FCS coaches poll and to #24 in both the STATS and the Hero Sports media polls.

FCS Coaches Poll
1. North Dakota State
2. Sam Houston State
3. Chattanooga
4. Jacksonville State
5. Eastern Washington
6. Montana
7. James Madison
8. William & Mary
9. Richmond
10. The Citadel
11. Charleston Southern
12. Illinois State
13. Western Illinois
14. Northern Iowa
15. Villanova
16. Eastern Illinois
17. Youngstown State
18. South Dakota State
19. Harvard
20. McNeese
21. Colgate
22. North Carolina A&T
23. Albany
24. Stony Brook
t25. Portland State
t25. Northern Arizona

STATS FCS Top 25
1. North Dakota State
2. Sam Houston State
3. Jacksonville State
4. Eastern Washington
5. Chattanooga
6. Montana
7. Richmond
8. William & Mary
9. Illinois State
10. The Citadel
11. James Madison
12. Charleston Southern
13. Western Illinois
14. Northern Iowa
15. South Dakota State
16. Youngstown State
17. Coastal Carolina
18. Eastern Illinois
19. Villanova
20. Stony Brook
21. North Carolina A&T
22. Albany
23. Colgate
24. McNeese
25. Portland State

Hero Sports Top 25
1. North Dakota State
2. Sam Houston State
3. Jacksonville State
4. Eastern Washington
5. Chattanooga
6. Montana
7. Richmond
8. William & Mary
9. Charleston Southern
10. Illinois State
11. James Madison
12. Western Illinois
13. The Citadel
14. Northern Iowa
15. South Dakota State
16. Eastern Illinois
17. Coastal Carolina
18. Stony Brook
19. Youngstown State
20. Villanova
21. Albany
22. North Carolina A&T
23. Colgate
24. McNeese
25. Cal Poly

Source: McNeese State Matt Bonnette

The Cowboys and Incarnate Word game is this Saturday night at 6:00 p.m. You can listen to all the action on our sister station 92.9 the Lake.