CSJ’s Predicted Order of finish: 1. Duquesne 2. Saint Francis (PA) 3. Wagner 4. Bryant 5. Sacred Heart 6. Central Connecticut State 7. Robert Morris Duquesne Fearless Prediction: The NEC preseason poll has the Dukes at No. 1, and for good reason: they’re hungry after missing out last season for the NEC title and FCS.
Wagner Seahawks Head Coach: Jason Houghtailing, 2nd season (1-10) Biggest strength in 2016: In a tough 2015 campaign where Wagner struggled on both sides of the ball, Houghtailing’s squad finally got a glimpse of strong play from a player on whom the Seahawks will be relying on next season, RB Matthias McKinnon. Wagner’s multi-faceted running.