Sun Belt Football Coaches Unanimously Pick Cajuns To Win Sun Belt
After winning a Sun Belt Conference championship in 2013, Louisiana’s Ragin’ Cajun football team is a unanimous favorite to win again, according to the SBC coaches.
Arkansas State, who tied Louisiana for a SBC championship last season, is picked to finish 2nd.
The 2014 Coaches Sun Belt Conference poll lists South Alabama at third. The Jaguars finished 2013 with a surge, winning 3 straight contests.
Five-time conference champion Troy comes in at 4th.
By receiving all 11 first-place votes, Louisiana earned the maximum 121 voter points.
Louisiana is coming off a 9-4 campaign in 2013 and a third consecutive R&L Carrier’s New Orleans Bowl championship.
Preseason All-Sun Belt Conference Coaches Poll
1. Louisiana 121 (all 11 first place votes)
2. Arkansas State 102
3. South Alabama 98
4. Troy 84
5. ULM 78
6. Texas State 70
7. Appalachian State 47
8. Georgia Southern 44
9. Idaho 29
10. Georgia State 27
11. New Mexico State 26