Eastern Washington is now the hunted, with Division II Western Oregon coming to Cheney on Saturday. Here's our preview story. An don't forget our live chat today at noon at spokesman.com/blogs/sportslink. ... Here's a link to the Western Oregon web site. ... From Toledo, a commentary on the Rockets' opener at Florida. ...Sam Houston State takes on Texas A&M this weekend. I wonder if any of the Bearkat players will ask Johnny Manziel for an autograph. ... Weber State also is stepping up in class, facing Utah; here's an early look. .... It's the same for Montana State, which is preparing for a warm game at SMU. ... Not so for North Dakota, which faces San Diego State.
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