FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Five-time defending national champion North Dakota State is ranked No. 1 in both Football Championship Subdivision preseason polls.
The Bison got all 25 first-place votes in the coaches poll, and all but six of the 158 first-place votes in the STATS media poll.READ MORE: Wild And Timberwolves Win Big Saturday, United Ties
The rest of the top five is the same in both polls — Sam Houston State, Jacksonville State, Richmond and Northern Iowa.READ MORE: Family Mourns 'Loving' And 'Gentle' St. Paul Man After Fatal Hit-And-Run
The Bison open at home on Saturday, Aug. 27, against Charleston Southern. The Buccaneers are seventh in the media poll and sixth in the coaches poll.MORE NEWS: Minnesota Gophers Beat Maryland 34-16
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