Four Big Sky Football Teams Ranked in Top 12

By Beacon Staff

Four Big Sky Conference football teams are ranked in the top 12 of this week’s Sports Network’s FCS poll.

Eastern Washington remained third after its win 54-29 over Montana State. Montana moved up three spots to seventh after rallying for a 31-27 win at South Dakota on Saturday. Montana State fell four spots to eighth and Northern Arizona is ranked 12th.

In the FCS coaches’ poll, Eastern Washington moved up one spot to third, Montana moved up four spots to eighth, Montana State fell five spots to 10th and Northern Arizona is up one spot in 13th.

In the NAIA, Carroll College moved up two spots to third. The Saints edged No. 7 Rocky Mountain on a last-second field goal while top-ranked Morningside and fourth-ranked Benedictine of Kansas lost their weekend games. Rocky fell to 11th.

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