The CAA preseason poll. Voting by league head coaches and media relations personnel. Teams followed by first-place votes in paranthesis.
1. Villanova (17)
2. William and Mary
3. New Hampshire (2)
4. James Madison
5. Delaware (1)
9. Rhode Island
All-CAA preseason team
Offense: QB: Chris Whitney, Sr., Villanova; RB: John Griffin, Sr., Massachusetts; Jonathan Grimes, Jr., William and Mary; FB: Kendall Gaskins, So., Richmond; WR: Tre Gray, Jr., Richmond; Kevin Grayson, Sr., Richmond; Matt Szczur, Sr., Villanova; TE: Emil Igwenagu, Jr., Massachusetts; OL: Brant Clouser, Sr., Villanova; Keith Hill Jr., Sr., William and Mary; Ben Ijalana, Sr., Villanova; Drew Lachenmayer, Sr., Richmond; Theo Sherman, Sr., James Madison.
Defense: DL: Ronnell Brown, Sr., James Madison; Yaky Ibia, Jr., Towson; Brian McNally, Jr., New Hampshire; Martin Parker, Sr., Richmond; LB: Tyler Holmes, Jr. Massachusetts; Eric McBride, Sr., Richmond; Terence Thomas, Sr., Villanova; Jake Trantin, Jr., William and Mary; Safety: Anthony Bratton, Sr., Delaware; John Dempsey, Dr., Villanova; CB: Justin Rogers, Sr., Richmond; Dino Vasso, Sr., New Hampshire
Special teams: Return specialist: Matt Szczur, Sr., Villanova; PK: Nick Yako, So., Villanova; P: David Miller, Sr., William and Mary
Offensive player of the year: Matt Szczur
Defensive player of the year: Terence Thomas
CAA poll, preseason all-league team
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