The Southland Conference media day was yesterday and first-year head coach, Sterlin Gilbert, attended the event with a couple of his players.

Quarterback Cody Orgeron and defensive end Chris Livings were in attendance with the coach to answer questions and talk Cowboy football.

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The Pokes were picked to finish sixth in the Southland Conference preseason poll. The vote was conducted by conference head coaches and sports information directors.

But that is their opinion. We all know the Cowboys will take care of business. The Pokes' first game is on Saturday, August 31st, 2019 at Cowboys Stadium in Lake Charles when they host Southern.