Wofford is ranked eighth in the FCS preseason coaches poll. The Terriers finished 10-3 last season and ranked fifth in the country. South Carolina State, fresh off a 9-3 campaign in 2010, is ranked 21st in the poll. Those are the only two Palmetto State teams in the top 25. Coastal Carolina received nine votes in the “others receiving votes” category.
Defending national champion Eastern Washington is the top team in the poll. Southern Conference power Appalachian State is second followed by fellow SoCon school Georgia Southern third. William and Mary and Delaware round out the top five.