WACO, Texas - Langston is the preseason favorite to win the Central States Football League. The Lions received six of nine first place votes and tallied 38 total votes to edge Bacone (31 total votes) in the poll.

Texas College (18 votes) was picked third and Southwestern Assemblies of God and Wayland Baptist tied for fourth with 17 votes each. Oklahoma Baptist (14 votes), in its first season since 1940, was picked last.

The poll is comprised of the league's coaches and sports information directors.

2013 CSFL Preseason Poll

Langston (38)

Bacone (31)

Texas Coll. (18)

SAGU (17)

WBU (17)

OBU (14)