Don't forget about our live chat today right here at Sportslink, but until then, here's my Eastern and Big Sky Notebook, focusing on North Dakota wide receiver Greg Hardin. ... Eastern has some pretty good ones too, including freshman Cooper Kupp, who is now on the watchlist for the Jerry Rice Award. ... It's a big sports weekend at North Dakota, including Homecoming, football, and most important to the folks in Grand Forks, hockey. ...Here are some game notes from North Dakota. ... Southern Utah and Portland State are looking to bounce back this weekend. ... The Montana defense is preparing for a tough UC Davis ground game, the Missoulian reports. ... Montana State kicker Rory Perez is trying to get back on track, according to the BozemanDaily Chronicle. ... Cal Poly is out of the FCS poll for the first time.
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