The Preseason Sun Belt Coaches Poll was released Thursday.

Louisiana's Ragin' Cajuns are picked to finish 5th, receiving one 1st place vote.

No big surprises stand out from the poll, with Appalachian State coming in as the favorite.

2017 Sun Belt Preseason Coaches Poll
1. Appalachian St. (7) - 136 pts

2. Troy (2) - 127 pts

3. Arkansas State (1) - 122 pts

4. South Alabama - 98 pts

5. Louisiana (1) - 95 pts

6. Idaho - 84 pts

7. Georgia Southern - 82 pts

8. Georgia State - 48 pts

9. ULM - 46 pts

10. New Mexico St. (1) - 41 pts

11. Texas State - 31 pts

12. Coastal Carolina - 26 pts

First place votes in parenthesis.