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Georgia Southern football team receives votes in coaches preseason poll

Georgia Southern received two top-25 votes in the preseason USA Today Amway Coaches Poll on Thursday.

The Eagles were tied with the SEC’s Florida and ACC’s North Carolina.

Georgia Southern won the 2014 Sun Belt Conference title in its first season in the conference, finishing 8-0 in the conference and 9-3 overall. The Eagles return 13 starters and were picked by the coaches to repeat as the conference champions.