The season is still two weeks away, but Friday was still a big day for Eastern Washington football fans. First, the Eagles were ranked No.1 in the FCS in The Sports Network media poll, and the school announced a two-year home-and-home with North Dakota State. Read about both in my story and also in the releases from Eastern on the poll and the N.D. State series. … On the field, All-American receiver Cooper Kupp may be busier than ever this season. … Sam Houston State also is ranked in the media poll. … I'm still looking for news on Montana Western (EWU's opponent) on Aug. 30 - no luck, but here's the team page. … On the other hand, there's plenty of news on the University of Washington, both from the Seattle Times and the Tacoma News Tribune. … Montana State has some questions at defensive end, according to this story in the Bozeman Daily Chronicle. … Spokane product Chase Naccarato is poised for a big year, according to the Missoulian.