The 2019 season for the UAlbany Great Danes football program was one of the best in school history. This year's version of the Great Danes are not even on campus, but they are already receiving preseason recognition. In the recent HEROS Top 25 FCS preseason poll, the Great Danes ranked 24th overall. The 2019 Great Danes finished 9-5 while qualifying for a bid to the NCAA FCS tournament and hosting a home playoff game against Central Connecticut State. After the win, UAlbany's season ended against Montana State. The complete top twenty five is below.

1: North Dakota State

2: South Dakota State

3: Northern Iowa

4: Sacramento State

5: James Madison

6: Weber State

7: Montana

8: Villanova

9: Montana State

10: Central Arkansas

11: Kennesaw State

12: Illinois State

13: Austin Peay

14: Furman

15: Delaware

16: Princeton

17: New Hampshire

18: Eastern Washington

19: North Carolina A&T

20: Florida A&M

21: The Citadel

22: Southern Illinois

23: Sam Houston State

24: UAlbany

25: Yale

The Great Danes are tentatively scheduled to kick off their season on the road Saturday September 5th against Delaware State. How well can this Great Danes team play in 2020? Can they get back to the FCS playoffs? Let us know your thoughts below.

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