Preseason Conference USA Media Poll Has Houston Atop West Division

The preseason Conference USA media poll is out for the upcoming college football season and Houston is once again expected to win the West Division despite the loss of a lot of talent as well as head coach Kevin Sumlin to Texas A&M. They are closely followed by Tulsa and SMU who also garnered first place votes.

UCF dominates the East Division with 13 of 15 first place votes. Only Southern Miss received any others, so the picture is a bit clearer in the East as to the favorite. You can check the full votes below.

Preseason Conference USA media poll (first place votes):

West Division
1. Houston (8) - 81
2. Tulsa (4) - 73
3. SMU (3)- 67
4. UTEP - 39
5. Rice - 35
6. Tulane - 20

East Division
1. UCF (13) - 85
2. Southern Miss (2) - 70
3. Marshall - 58
4. East Carolina - 56
5. UAB - 29
6. Memphis - 17

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