North Carolina A&T State is ranked No. 19 in the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) FCS Coaches’ Top 25 Preseason Poll, which was released on Monday.
The Aggies, who have won at least a share of three of the last four Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) titles and back-to-back Celebration Bowl championships, went 10-2 overall last season and defeated Alcorn State 24-22 for their third Black College National Championship in four years.
North Carolina A&T State ended last season ranked No. 11 in the AFCA FCS poll.
Defending FCS national champion North Dakota State was No. 1 in the poll, followed by James Madison, Eastern Washington, South Dakota State and UC Davis.
To view the complete poll, click here.
The Aggies will open their 2019 season at home on Saturday, Aug. 31 against Elon.