The McNeese Cowboys dropped a must win game on the road last Saturday losing to Southeastern Louisiana 28-9. The loss dropped the Cowboys football team to 6-4 on the season and 4-3 in Southland conference play and the loss dropped the Pokes big in the polls!

The Cowboys dropped from # 11 to #17 in the coaches poll while dropping from #13 to #19 in the Sports Network poll.  Here is the complete polls:

The Sports Network Top 25
1.  New Hampshire
2.  Coastal Carolina
3.  North Dakota State
4.  Jacksonville State
5.  Eastern Washington
6.  Villanova
7.  Fordham
8.  Illinois State
9.  Chattanooga
10. Southeastern Louisiana
11. Northern Iowa
12. Montana State
13. Montana
14. Eastern Kentucky
15. Harvard
16. South Dakota State
17. James Madison
18. Indiana State
19. McNeese 
20. Youngstown State
21. Richmond
22. William & Mary
23. Sam Houston State
24. North Carolina A&T
25. Bethune-Cookman

FCS Coaches Poll
1.  Coastal Carolina
2.  New Hampshire
3.  Jacksonville State
4.  North Dakota State
5.  Eastern Washington
6.  Villanova
7.  Illinois State
8.  Fordham
9.  Chattanooga
10. Southeastern Louisiana
11. Northern Iowa
12. Montana State
13. Montana
14. Harvard
15. South Dakota State
16. Eastern Kentucky
17. McNeese 
18. Indiana State
19. William & Mary
20. Youngstown State
21. Richmond
22. James Madison
23. Alcorn State
24. Bethune-Cookman
25. Sacred Heart

Source: Matt Bonnette MSU

The Cowboys will end the 2014 regular season at home this Saturday taking on the Lamar Cardinals from Beaumont Texas.  Kickoff is set for 6:00 p.m.

The Cowboys hope to win big Saturday night and get the attention of the FCS playoff committee to try and get an at Large bid in the playoffs.  The Poke nation will need to come out and help the Cowboys drive to a victory.