Harding football ranked 22nd in AFCA preseason poll

SEARCY – The 2021 Harding football team enters the season ranked No. 22 in the American Football Coaches Association Preseason Division II Coaches’ Poll, released Monday.

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West Florida, who won the national championship in 2019, is the No. 1-ranked team.

Harding’s lone opponent in the preseason Top 25 is 11th-ranked Ouachita Baptist. Henderson State and Oklahoma Baptist are both receiving votes.

Harding was 10-2 in 2019 and qualified for the NCAA Division II playoffs for the fourth straight season.

The Bisons kickoff Saturday, Sept. 4 at home against East Central. To get your season tickets, go to HardingSports.com/tickets.