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Duquesne picked 2nd, RMU 7th in NEC preseason football poll

| Thursday, July 23, 2015, 6:51 p.m.

Duquesne was picked to finish second, and Robert Morris was selected to finish seventh out of seven teams in the Northeast Conference preseason football coaches poll Thursday.

Bryant (8-3, 4-2 in 2014) was picked as the preseason favorite for the first time in league history, claiming four first-place votes. Sacred Heart (9-3, 5-1) received two first-place votes, and Duquesne (6-6, 2-4) claimed one.

Robert Morris (1-10, 1-5) finished last season in last place in the NEC.

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