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Eagles fourth in preseason STATS FCS poll

After ending the 2018 season No. 2 in rankings, Eastern is behind national champion North Dakota State, James Madison and South Dakota State


August 8, 2019

The Eastern Washington University football team will begin the 2019 season as the No. 4 team in the NCAA Football Championship Subdivision, according to the STATS FCS (Football Championship Subdivision) Preseason Top-25 poll released on Monday.

North Dakota State, which has won seven of eight NCAA Division I titles since EWU won in 2010, was a unanimous No. 1 pick. James Madison was ranked second and South Dakota State third, a year after JMU bowed out of the FCS playoffs in the second round and SDSU advanced to the semifinals where it lost to NDSU.

Eastern fell to the Bison 38-24 in the t...

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