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Panther football jumps to #2 in poll

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The UNI Panthers have moved up to number 2 in the Sports Network's poll released Monday.  Georgia Southern moved into the top spot after previous #1 Eastern Washington dropped their first 2 contests this season.

The Panthers jumped up 2 spots after defeating #16 Stephen F. Austin on Saturday night.  The Lumberjacks had knocked off UNI the previous season in Cedar Falls.

UNI received 16 first place votes in the poll.  The Panthers enter a bye week and will return to action against Western Illinois in their home opener on September 24.

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