CHICAGO – Sept. 9, 2019
– The Big Sky Conference is building off one of its stronger seasons with an even bigger statement in the early season STATS FCS Top 25.
Five of the 13 teams in the largest FCS conference held spots in the national media poll Monday, including a whopping four in the top 10.
Eastern Washington, last year’s FCS runner-up, maintained its No. 4 ranking and was followed by the conference’s other two 2018 tri-champs and national quarterfinalists, No. 5 UC Davis
and No. 6 Weber State. Montana State, which also made the playoffs and contributed to the Big Sky’s six postseason wins, moved up three spots to No. 10 after beating nationally ranked Southeast Missouri and Montana moved up two to No. 20.
SPOKANE, Wash. –
The Big Sky Conference announced its 2019 Preseason All-Conference football team today at the league’s Football Kickoff being held at the Davenport Hotel in Spokane.
quarterback Jake Maier, the reigning Big Sky Offensive Most Valuable Player, was picked to repeat in 2019. Maier led the Aggies to their first-ever FCS playoff appearance, first playoff win and a 10-win season in 2018. Maier completed 364 of 557 passes for 3,931 yards and 34 touchdown passes.
SPOKANE, Wash. (July 15, 2019) –
Eastern Washington is the selection to win the Big Sky Conference title. The Eagles earned the top spot in both the coaches and media polls, announced Monday by the league at the Football Kickoff being held at the Davenport Hotel in Spokane.
The Eagles, who are coming off a 12-win season and a trip to the NCAA Division I Football Championship Game, received 140 points and 10 first-place votes in the coaches poll. In the media poll, Eastern Washington collected 25 first-place votes to sit atop the poll with 536 points.
scored 46 unanswered points over the last 18 minutes, 24 seconds Saturday at Washington-Grizzly Stadium on the way to a 49-21 win over Montana to stamp UM's first three-game losing streak since 1992. The Aggies had 413 of total offense after halftime and moved to 5-o in Big Sky Conference play, 7-1 overall with their ...