Five Big Sky Conference football teams are ranked in the STATS FCS Preseason Top 25 poll that was released Monday by the organization.
The league placed three teams in the top-10 and had a total of seven teams that received votes.
Eastern Washington led the way for the Big Sky as it was picked to finish fourth in the preseason poll with 3,594 points and three first-place votes. The Eagles are coming off an NCAA Division I Football Championship game appearance and a 12-3 overall record.
UC Davis was right behind the Eagles with a fifth-place preseason ranking. The Aggies earned 3,210 points. UCD recorded a 10-3 overall record and advanced to the quarterfinals of the FCS playoffs.
Weber State collected 2,827 points to rank eighth in the preseason poll. The Wildcats finished the 2018 season with a 10-3 record, advanced to the quarterfinals of the FCS Playoffs, and shared the Big Sky title with the Eagles and Aggies.
Montana State was voted 14th with 1,866 points. The Bobcats picked up a win in the first round of the playoffs last season, as they registered an 8-5 overall record.
Montana rounded out the top 25 with 413 points. The Griz finished 6-5 a year ago.
Northern Arizona and Idaho State both received votes in the preseason poll.