Decorah football fans have another reason to be excited about the upcoming season.

The Vikings are ranked preseason No. 1 in Class 3A, according to The Des Moines Register.

The Vikes open the season Friday, Aug. 24, at home against Waverly-Shell Rock.

Class 3A Top 10

1. Decorah; 2. Creston/Orient-Macksburg; 3. Pella; 4. Harlan; 5. Carroll; 6. Waverly-Shell Rock; 7. Keokuk; 8. Marion; 9. Solon; 10. Sergeant Bluff-Luton