Blue Hens Ranked 9th In Hero Sports FCS Preseason Poll; Reeder & Adderley Get Preseason Honors

After a three game improvement to a 7-4 record last season, the national media sees the fire burning bright at  University of Delaware which is getting the football team ranked high in a lot of  top 25 FCS Preseason Polls.

On Tuesday, Hero Sports released their annual Preseason FCS Top 25 Preseason Poll and the site ranked the Hens ninth on the list.

The site also named their first and second All-America Team and two Blue Hens made the second team.  The two Hens were defensive back  Nasir Adderley and linebacker Troy Reeder.

Related:Athlon Sports Ranks Blue Hens 13th in Preseason FCS Poll

Adderley had 78 total tackles, 42 solo tackles, two forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and five interceptions last season.

Reeder had 89 tackles, 34 solo, 1.5 sacks, 1 forced fumble, 1 fumble recovery and one interception last season.

HERO SPORTS FCS 2018 PRESEASON POLL 
1. North Dakota St. (3) 75
2. James Madison 72
3. Kennesaw 69
4. Eastern Washington 64
5. South Dakota State 58
6. Samford 57
7. New Hampshire 56
8. Sam Houston State 54
9. Delaware 48
10. Jacksonville St. 45
11. Elon 38
12. Illinois State 37
13. Northern Iowa 34
14. Wofford 33
15. Nicholls 32
16. Furman 25
17. Villanova 24
18. Weber State 23
19. Yale 22
20. Youngstown State 16
21. North Carolina A&T 13
22. UC Davis 12
23. Idaho 11
24. Stony Brook 10
25. Austin Peay 9

 

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