Thank goodness for second chances, such as the one Andru Pulu got with the Eastern Washington football team. Here's my feature on Andru, plus a partial transcript of yesterday's EWU live chat. (Check back for a full version.) The Eagles face Portland State on Saturday, and here are the all-you-want-to-know releases from Eastern and from PSU. ... And after that? If you're wondering about FCS playoff scenarios and how the teams are chosen and seeded, this NCAA link is just what you need. ... It's a must-win game in Bozeman for Montana State against Montana, which brings a punishing ground game in what could be the last game for MSU quarterback Denarius McGhee. Meanwhile, UM quarterback Jordan Johnson is good to go against the Cats. ... A potentially even bigger game matches NAU and Southern Utah. ... Weber closes out the season against Idaho State in a game that may or may not close out Weber State Jody Sears' two-year tenure in Ogden. ... Cal Poly's season-long quarterback controversy will carry on past the season-ender at Northern Colorado.
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