Tag: FCS STATS poll

ISU Redbirds rise in FCS polls

Illinois State’s shutout performance at Youngstown State Saturday impressed national poll voters as the Redbirds rose in this week’s rankings. One the heels of ISU’s 35-0 dismantling of the previously nationally ranked Penguins, the Redbirds jumped eight spots in the FCS Coaches ratings to No. 13. Illinois State moved up four spots in the STATS... Read more »

WIU Moves Up One Notch to No. 12; EIU Drops Out

WIU Moves Up One Notch to No. 12; EIU Drops Out
Fresh off its comeback victory at South Dakota, the Western Illinois Leathernecks moved up one notch to No. 12 in this week’s STATS FCS poll. First-year Western head coach Charlie Fisher and his Leathernecks rallied from a 17-point deficit to slip past the Coyotes 35-34. South Dakota is coached by former WIU head man Bob Nielson. The... Read more »

WIU, EIU Remain in Rankings

WIU, EIU Remain in Rankings
  Both Western Illinois and Eastern Illinois continue to rank among the nation’s best in the STATS FCS poll. The Leathernecks (5-1) remain in the No. 12 spot in the latest rankings, which came out Monday. “I knew we’d be good based on last year and what we were returning,” WIU star wide receiver Lance... Read more »
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