Texas A&M-Commerce was the top choice to win the Lone Star Conference football title in the 2021 LSC preseason poll announced Monday.
The league’s preseason poll reflects the opinions of LSC head coaches and sports information directors, plus various media representatives from throughout the region.
TAMUC earned first-place votes on 15 of the 23 ballots for 175 total points.
Angelo State received two first-place nods to finish second with 152 points, while West Texas A&M ranked third with 125 points and one top vote.
UT Permian Basin, with five first-place nods, and Midwestern State tied for fourth with 112 points each. Eastern New Mexico (60), Texas A&M-Kingsville (59), and Western New Mexico (33) rounded out the poll.
The season kicks off Thursday, September 2 and the LSC has eight teams set to compete in 2021. Each team will play seven conference games to determine the LSC Champion.
The 2020 season was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The LSC did not sponsor a spring season in the sport of football.
|3||West Texas A&M||1||125|
|T4.||UT Permian Basin||5||112|
|6||Eastern New Mexico||60|
|8||Western New Mexico||33|