Conference U-S-A football coaches have selected Marshall to finish fourth in the East Division this season. The conference released the poll today.
Southern Miss and Houston are tabbed to win the East and West divisions, respectively.
East Carolina is picked second behind Southern Miss, followed by Central Florida, Marshall, Memphis and U-A-B.
In the West, Tulsa is picked second, followed by S-M-U, Texas-El Paso, Rice and Tulane.
League coaches also selected Marshall defensive end Albert McClellan as the preseason defensive Player of the Year. McClellan is joined by Marshall center Doug Legursky on the preseason all-conference squad.