The Eagles began their second week atop the FCS poll by preparing for Saturday's game at Southern Utah. …There's a lot of respect for SUU quarterback Brad Sorensen, whose Thunderbirds almost upset the Eagles two years ago in Cheney. More on Mr. Sorensen tomorrow, I promise…. In the meantime, I'm not finding a lot of coverage of the Thunderbirds, but here's a story from their loss to Weber State and a wealth of info from the team athletic site.
Elsewhere, Cal Poly coaches are wondering why the Mustangs aren't ranked higher in the polls. (Hint: check out their schedule). … From the Billings Gazette, a look at UM and MSU's coaching hires in recent years. …Speaking of the Griz, they're hedging on who will start at quarterback this week against Idaho State.