Morningside is the preseason pick to win the GPAC football championship. The Mustangs totaled 80 points and eight (8) first place votes after winning the league in 2012 and advancing to the NAIA National Championship Game in Rome, Georgia. Northwestern, who advanced to the NAIA Football Championship Series (FCS) first round last fall, was picked second for 2013 with 72 points and one first place vote. Doane picked up the final first place vote and 61 points in being picked third in the balloting. Coaches were not allowed to vote for their own team.
Here is the complete 2013 GPAC Preseason Football Coaches’ Poll:
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