Media Poll: EIU Football No. 4

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(WCIA) — The Ohio Valley Conference released the results of its annual Preseason Media Poll. 

Eastern Illinois was picked fourth behind Tennessee State, UT Martin, and preseason favorite Jacksonville State. The Panthers finished conference play 4-4 last year. They return starting quarterback Mitch Kimble but lose their leading rusher in Devin Church. 

Eastern opens the 2017 season at Indiana State on Aug. 31.

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