2018 American Football Coaches Association Preseason Division II Coaches’ Poll (Aug. 13, 2018)
Rk. School (1st Place Votes)         Rec.  Pts.
1.   Texas A&M-Commerce (13)   14-1   748
2.   West Florida (14)                 11-4   721
3.   Minnesota St. (2)                 13-1   691
4.   Indiana (Pa.) (2)                   13-1   666
5t.  Fort Hays St. (Kan.)              11-1   591
5t.  Northwest Missouri St. (2)     9-3     591
7.   Harding (Ark.)                      11-4   550
8.   Ferris St. (Mich.)                  11-2   503
9.   Central Washington              11-1   494
10.  Grand Valley St. (Mich.)        8-3     478
11.  Midwestern St. (Texas)         10-1   473
12. West Alabama                     10-3   470
13.  Indianapolis (Ind.)                11-1   402
14.  Colorado St.-Pueblo             9-3     401
15.  Ashland (Ohio)                     11-2   350
16.  Shepherd (W.Va.)                10-1   332
17.  Assumption (Mass.)             11-2   292
18.  Central Missouri                  9-3     209
19.  West Georgia                      9-4     196
20.  Sioux Falls (S.D.)                 9-3     158
21.  Winona St. (Minn.)               10-2   134
22.  Carson-Newman (Tenn.)       8-3     118
23.  Ohio Dominican                   7-3     105
24.  Ouachita Baptist (Ark.)          9-3     102
25.  Findlay (Ohio)                      10-3   101

*– Ranking in final AFCA Division II Poll of 2017

Others Receiving Votes: California (Pa.), 89; Delta St. (Miss.), 74; West Chester (Pa.), 74; Colorado Mesa, 66; Bowie St. (Md.), 60; Virginia St., 51; Minnesota-Duluth, 41; Albany St. (Ga.), 39; Florida Tech, 36; Colorado Mines, 34; Shippensburg (Pa.), 31; Tuskegee (Ala.), 26; Wingate (N.C.), 25; Azusa Pacific (Calif.), 22; Valdosta St. (Ga.), 22; Pittsburg St. (Kan.), 21; Notre Dame (Ohio), 18; Eastern New Mexico, 17; Edinboro (Pa.), 15; Missouri Western St., 14; Bloomsburg (Pa.), 13; Emporia St. (Kan.), 11; Central Oklahoma, 9; LIU Post (N.Y.), 8; Slippery Rock (Pa.), 8; Augustana (S.D.), 5; Fairmont St. (W.Va.), 5; Humboldt St. (Calif.), 4; Catawba (N.C.), 3; Fayetteville St. (N.C.), 3; Hillsdale (Mich.), 3; Southern Arkansas, 1; Washburn (Kan.), 1.