The RMAC announced its preseason All-Conference football team and poll as well.
Six Mavericks made the cut. Those included running back David Tann, wide receiver Josh Brown and offensive lineman Austin Fleer.
As for the defensive side of the ball defensive lineman Blake Nelson, linebacker Tom Saager and defensive back Dustin Rivas were named to the team.
Rivas was also named preseason special teams player of the year as a kick returner.
The preseason coaches poll came out as well. CMU was ranked second with four first place votes. The full poll can be found below.
RMAC Preseason Coaches Poll
1. CSU-Pueblo (4)
2. CMU (4)
4. Dixie St.
5. Black Hills St.
6. South Dakota Mines
8. Chadron St.
9. Fort Lewis
10. Adams St.
11. NM Highlands
CMU finished in a three-way tie for the conference title with CSU-Pueblo and Colorado Mines in 2016.
The Mavs will open up their 2017 campaign at home on August 31 against Western.