LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - It's a position the McNeese State Cowboys haven't found themselves in since 2005, out of the top 25.
After losing to Cal Poly 40-14, the Pokes fell out Sports Network/Fathead.com poll released on Monday.
McNeese landed at number 26, eight points behind 25th ranked Liberty. Cal Poly rose to number 15 after beating the Pokes.
The Cowboys next game will be their Southland Conference opener, at Northwestern State, on Saturday.