2011 record: 10-1, 9-0 Centennial Conference

Outlook: The Blue Jays are the preaseason favorite to win the Centennial Conference for the eighth time in 11 years. The Blue Jays will have to overcome some key losses to graduation, and junior Robbie Matey will start at quarterback after serving as the primary backup for Hewitt Tomlin, last season's conference Player of the Year who graduated.

Team: McDaniel

Coach: Mike Hoyt (First year)


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2011 record: 2-8 overall, 2-7 Centennial Conference

Outlook: Hoyt, who was the defensive coordinator at Albright for the past eight seasons, was hired in March and became the 24th coach in the history of the Green Terror program. McDaniel was picked eighth in the Centennial Conference and will feature one of the league's most explosive players in junior running back  Joe Rollins, who was named a preseason All-American.

Team: Salisbury

Coach: Sherman Wood (14th season, 92-46)

2011 record: 11-2, 7-0

Outlook: The Sea Gulls enter the season ranked No. 7 nationally and are the favorite to win the Empire 8 Athletic Conference. Salisbury will be led by three preseason All-Americans in senior linebacker Matt McMurdo, senior quarterback Dan Griffin and junior cornerback Andre Carter.

Team: Stevenson

Coach: Ed Hottle (second season, 2-8)

2011 record: 2-8 overall, 1-7 Middle Atlantic Conference

Outlook: In their second season, the Mustangs were picked  seventh in the 10-team Middle Atlantic Conference preseason poll. Stevenson will be led by preseason All-Americans linebacker Donnell Brown (Poly) and receiver Jae DeShields