Harvard favorite in Ivy League preseason football poll

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) Harvard has once again been chosen as the preseason favorite to win the Ivy League football title.

In a vote by media members announced on Tuesday, Harvard (10-0, 7-0 Ivy League in 2014) got 11 of the 17 first-place votes and 130 points. It marked the fifth time in eight seasons it has been the preseason favorite.

The Crimson has captured four Ivy titles (2008, 2011, 2013, 2014) and finished second three times (2009, 2010, 2012).

Dartmouth (8-2, 6-1) received four first-place votes and 116 points for its highest preseason ranking since 1996.

Yale (8-2, 5-2) placed third with 98 points and a first-place vote. Princeton, Brown, which got the remaining first-place vote, Penn, Columbia and Cornell rounded out the poll.