After an early season bye week, the UMaine Black Bears get ready to head to New Orleans this week for their second FBS game. This one against the Tulane Green Wave.

It's another pay check game - the school receives $325,000 to play this step-up game. Tulane is a member of the American Athletics Conference(AAC) that includes schools such as Cincinnati, UConn, Temple, UCF, among others.

The Green Wave are 0-2 after losses to Duke (37-7) and Georgia Tech (65-10).

Maine's loss is to FBS Boston College 24-3.

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Meanwhile, Maine's CAA conference continues to show well in early season polls. Villanova, James Madison and New Hampshire are all in the top-15.

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1 Coastal Carolina (14)
2 North Dakota State
3 Villanova
4 Jacksonville State (5)
5 Sam Houston State
6 Illinois State (1)
7 Montana
8 South Dakota State (2)
9 Montana State
10 James Madison
11 Northern Iowa
12 Chattanooga
13 New Hampshire
14 Liberty
15 Eastern Washington
16 Youngstown State
17 Southeastern Louisiana
18 Cal Poly
19 Fordham
20 Portland State
21 McNeese State
22 Eastern Kentucky
23 Richmond
24 Northern Arizona
25 Indiana State

Others receiving votes: Samford (61), William & Mary (55), Harvard (43), North Dakota (24), Towson (22), Jackson State (20), South Carolina State (19), Idaho State (16), Alcorn State (6), North Carolina A&T (6), South Dakota (3), Charleston Southern (3), Tennessee State (1), Jacksonville (1), Western Illinois (1).