The RPI Engineers football team will enter the season ranked 19th in the country. Last season the Engineers won the Liberty League, and reached the Elite 8 of the NCAA playoffs. The Engineers won ten games and suffered just two losses. One was to their cross town rival Union while the was to Johns Hopkins in the regional final.

Below is the complete 2019 preseason poll from https://www.d3football.com/top25/2019/preseason

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1Mary Hardin-Baylor (24)15-0624
2Mount Union (1)14-1599
3St. John's12-1566
4UW-Whitewater12-1555
5North Central (Ill.)10-2482
6Johns Hopkins12-2457
7St. Thomas8-2414
8Muhlenberg11-2405
9Hardin-Simmons9-2397
10Bethel11-2396
11Whitworth10-1336
12Linfield7-2291
13Brockport11-1230
14Delaware Valley9-2223
15Illinois Wesleyan8-2197
16Berry10-2190
17John Carroll9-2168
18Wittenberg9-1162
19RPI10-2152
20Centre10-2137
21Washington and Jefferson9-2132
22Wheaton (Ill.)8-2109
23Wabash9-1105
24Randolph-Macon9-391
25St. Norbert10-283

Others receiving votes: Trine 73; UW-La Crosse 71; Wartburg 61; Wesley 59; Washington U. 58; Montclair State 49; Alfred 48; Ithaca 42; UW-Oshkosh 40; Central 29; Case Western Reserve 25; Baldwin Wallace 20; Salisbury 15; Trinity (Texas) 10; Hope 10; Redlands 6; Marietta 3; Trinity (Conn.) 3, MIT 2.