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.

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The rest of the top five is the same in both polls — Sam Houston State, Jacksonville State, Richmond and Northern Iowa.

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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.

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