The Cowboys loss to Southeastern last week was a heart breaker. It resulted in a drop in the polls for the Pokes who now will need some help to win the Southland Conference. There is some good news as the pokes travel this week to take on the Lumberjacks of Stephen F Austin.

The loss dropped the pokes to #11 in the Sports Network Poll and #13 in the Coaches poll. This week the Cowboys will take on the 3-6 Lumberjacks on the road. The game starts at three Saturday. You can hear all the action starting with the pre-game show at two on Gator 99.5 and at There is some good news for the pokes when it comes to the play off picture.

Many FCS web sites still have McNeese hosting a first round play off game and we know how big home field is in the playoffs. There is no doubt the Cowboys need to win out but they definitely are into the easier part of their schedule.