Appalachian State received 114 vote points, including 5 first place votes from Sun Belt Conference coaches in the preseason coaches poll.

The Mountaineers are picked as favorites in the Sun Belt, while defending champion Arkansas State was four points behind App. State and picked to finish 2nd.

Louisiana's Ragin' Cajuns received 70 vote points, tied with Troy for 5th.

1. Appalachian St. (5) - 114 pts
2. Arkansas State (5) - 110 pts
3. Georgia Southern (1) - 98 pts
4. Georgia State - 73 pts
5. Louisiana - 70 pts
5. Troy - 70 pts
7. South Alabama - 62 pts
8. Idaho - 48 pts
9. New Mexico St. - 37 pts
10. Texas State - 30 pts
11. ULM - 14 pts

Louisiana reports to Fall camp in 13 days, with the season opener at home against Boise State slated for September 3rd.

Tomorrow, the Sun Belt will release it's preseason All-Conference teams, as voted on by the media.