For the second straight year, the North Dakota State Bison are ranked #1 in the FCS Preseason Coaches Poll.

According to, NDSU has gone 28-2 over the past two seasons, which included victories over FBS schools Minnesota and Colorado State, and back-to-back FCS Championships.

18 starters will return for the Bison this year, including 2012 FCS National Championship MVP Brock Jensen.

The Bison begin their season on August 30th, when they head to Manhattan, Kansas to take on Kansas State.