Already ranked 15th in AnyGivenSaturday.com's preseason poll, UMaine's football team received more good news from Athlon Sports. The magazine puts the Black Bears at number 17 in the preseason. Athlon's rankings can be found in its preview magazine, which comes out in the summer. The AGS poll can be found on its website.
Also, three members of the team have been named preseason All-Americans. Consensus Draft Services announced that sophomore fullback Jared Turcotte was named to the second-team. Senior QB Micke Brusko and senior linebacker Mark Masterson were put on the honorable-mention list. Congrats to the three for making CDS's list.
UMaine starts the season on Thursday, Sept. 3rd at home, against St Cloud State.
You can read the entire release here.