The preseason American Football Coaches Association Division 2 poll has the University of West Georgia football program starting the new season ranked 15th. Gulf South Conference rival Valdosta State, the defending Division 2 champion, tops the preseason poll.
A total of three Gulf South Conference teams made the top 25. Two others fell short of the top 25 l, but received votes. The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference's Albany State also received votes, but fell short of the top 25.
Here's the rest of the poll. GSC and SIAC teams are highlighted.
Others Receiving Votes: Azusa Pacific (Calif.), Indiana (Pa.), Bowie St. (Md.), New Haven (Conn.), Pittsburg St. (Kan.), West Florida, Sioux Falls (S.D.), Virginia Union, California (Pa.), Fayetteville St. (N.C.), Central Missouri, Albany St. (Ga.), ; Southern Arkansas, Augustana (S.D.), Emporia St. (Kan.), Florida Tech, Central Oklahoma, Chadron St. (Neb.), Central Washington, Ohio Dominican, Winona St. (Minn.), Assumption (Mass.), Saginaw Valley St. (Mich.), Angelo St. (Texas), Kutztown (Pa.), Shepherd (W.Va.), Colorado Mesa, Findlay (Ohio), Lindenwood (Mo.), Missouri S&T