The Eastern Kentucky University Football Colonels have been picked to finish second in this year’s Ohio Valley Conference race. The rankings came during an annual pre-season event in Nashville.
EKU earned 100 points in the preseason poll, three more than third-place Eastern Illinois.
Jacksonville State, coming off an appearance in the Football Championship Subdivision title game, picked up all 16 available first place votes.
Three Colonels, offensive tackle Justin Adekoya, kicker Lucas Williams, and punter Keith Wrzuszcak are on the preseason all OVC team.