The McNeese Cowboys football team were stunned at home last Saturday night by Southeastern Louisiana losing the game 41-7. The Cowboys are now 7-2 on the season and are 3-1 in Southland Conference play.

With the loss, the Cowboys also fell in both major polls.

The Cowboys dropped to # 11 in the The Sports Network FCS Top-25 College Football Poll and also fell to # 13 in the FCS Coaches poll.

FCS Coaches poll

1      North Dakota State (26)       8-0   650  1

2      Eastern Illinois      8-1   622  2

3      Coastal Carolina   9-0   591  3

4      Eastern Washington     7-2   575  4

5      Montana State       7-2   544  5

6      Fordham        9-0   499  8

7      Sam Houston State        7-2   492  9

8      Youngstown State 8-1   462  10

9      Maine     8-1   426  11

10    Bethune-Cookman        8-1   385  12

11    Towson   8-2   383  6

12    Montana 7-2   376  13

13    McNeese State       7-2   345  7

14    Northern Arizona  7-2   334  14

15    Wofford  5-3   266  16

16    Charleston Southern     9-1   239  18

17    Southeastern Louisiana        7-2   189  25

18    James Madison      6-3   158  23

19    Lehigh    6-2   156  21

20    South Dakota State       5-4   148  20

21    Delaware        7-2   89    NR

22    Samford  6-3   81    19

23    Chattanooga  7-2   80    NR

24    William & Mary   6-3   66    NR

24    Central Arkansas  5-4   66    15

 

The Sports Network FCS Top-25 College Football Poll

1. North Dakota State Bison (159)       8-0   3,975       1

2. Eastern Illinois Panthers 8-1   3,751       2

3. Eastern Washington Eagles     7-2   3,593       3

4. Montana State Bobcats    7-2   3,330       5

5. Coastal Carolina Chanticleers        9-0   3,222       6

6. Sam Houston State Bearkats   7-2   3,117       8

7. Fordham Rams 9-0   3,003       9

8. Maine Black Bears   8-1   2,817       10

9. Youngstown State Penguins     8-1   2,563       11

10. Montana Grizzlies   7-2   2,317       12

11. McNeese State Cowboys         7-2   2,202       4

12. Bethune-Cookman Wildcats 8-1   2,124       13

13. Towson Tigers         8-2   2,088       7

14. Northern Arizona Lumberjacks    7-2   2,036       14

15. Delaware Blue Hens       7-2   1,722       21

16. Southeastern Louisiana Lions       7-2   1,579       25

17. Wofford Terriers     5-3   1,350       17

18. Charleston Southern Buccaneers 9-1   902  24

19. South Dakota State Jackrabbits    5-4   861  19

20. Samford Bulldogs    6-3   769  15

21. Lehigh Mountain Hawks        6-2   760  22

22. James Madison Dukes    6-3   696  NR

23. William & Mary Tribe   6-3   692  NR

24. Chattanooga Mocs 7-2   412  NR

25. New Hampshire Wildcats       4-4   299  16

The Cowboys will travel this week to take on Stephen F Austin this Saturday afternoon in Nacogdoches, TX in Homer Bryce Stadium at 3:00 pm.