Southern Arkansas picked to win GAC
Southern Arkansas University was picked to win the Great American Conference by the league’s coaches.
The Muleriders, 9-3 in 2016, received 110 points and five firstplace votes. They appeared in the Live United Bowl last season against Texas A&M-Kingsville. SAU returns 12 All-GAC selections, including first-team defensive tackle Travis William and second-team quarterback Barrett
Harding University, which won last season’s GAC championship and finished 13-1, was second in the poll with
107 points, including five firstplace votes. Henderson State
University was third with 106 points and two first-place votes.
Rounding out the poll are
Ouachita Baptist University,
Southeastern Oklahoma State,
Arkansas Tech University,
Southwestern Oklahoma State, the University of Arkansas at Monticello, Northwestern Oklahoma State, East Central (Okla.), Oklahoma Baptist and Southern Nazarene.