The 17th season of Northeast Conference football is upon us. All nine league members will take to the gridiron in Week 1 of the 2012 campaign, starting with Wagner on Friday night, August 31. The Seahawks will square off against FBS member Florida Atlantic in Boca Raton. While none of the other eight NEC teams will face FBS programs this weekend, five of them are taking on opponents ranked in the preseason edition of The Sports Network Top 25 FCS Poll.

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