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Eags’ QB fourth in Payton voting

Matt Nichols won't be among the three finalists attending Thursday night's The Sports Network's Award Banquet in Chattanooga, Tenn., where the 2009 Walter Payton Award winner will be announced.

But Eastern Washington's record-breaking senior quarterback can take some satisfaction in knowing he finished fourth in this year's voting for the Football Championship Subdivision's player-of-the-year award.

You can read more on Nichols and the splendid season he recently completed on this link to EWU's athletic department website, and check out what the Big Sky Conference office published about the Payton voting here.



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