Villanova, ranked No. 2 in Lindy's Preseason FCS Top 25, appears to be the team to beat, but they come to play in the CAA Football.
Defending champion New Hampshire, which will appear in three of ASN's nine televised CAA Football games this season, also received recognition in preseason polls along with Richmond, James Madison and William & Mary also. And last year five teams that were ranked in the Top 25 during the season finished no better than .500 in conference play.
Leading up to the CAA Football's media day on July 28 in Baltimore, ASN wants to know:
ON THE COVER
Top row from left: Delaware’s Jalen Randolph (Mark Campbell/UD Athletics Media Relations Photo); James Madison’s Vad Lee (Cathy Kushner/JMU Athletics); William & Mary’s Mikal Abdul-Saboor (Pete Clawson/Tribe Athletics.)
Second row from left: Elon’s Tracey Coppedge (Jeremy McKnight/Elon Athletics); Villanova’s John Robertson (Villanova Athletics); Albany’s Josh Gontarek (Bill Ziskin/UAlbany Athletics); New Hampshire’s Sean Goldrich (Gil Talbot Photography); Rhode Island’s Harold Cooper (Mike Scott/URI Athletics).
Bottom row from left: Richmond’s Seth Fisher (Richmond Athletics); Maine’s Dan Collins (Peter Buehner/UMaine Athletics); Stony Brook’s Stacey Bedell (Stony Brook Athletics); Towson’s Darius Victor (Towson Athletics).