Charlotte has the most returning letter winners to their 2015 football program.

Charlotte leads number of returning FBS letter winners

Looking forward to the 2015 FBS season, many teams are looking for an improved season and often times it begins with the returning letter winners.  Believe it or not, the mid-majors lead the way primarily due to the lack of early NFL Draft entries that allow FBS schools to reload.  Charlotte and University of Massachusetts lead the way and could surprise some teams with all their returning talent.

Below is the top 25 FBS teams in terms of returning lettermen:

1. Charlotte – 87.5%
2. Massachusetts – 84.6%
3. Colorado State – 83.3%
4. Marshall – 81.7%
5. Connecticut – 80.0%
6. Arizona State – 79.1%
7. Nebraska – 78.9%
8. California – 78.4%
9. Temple – 78.3%
Toledo – 78.3%
11. Western Michigan – 78.2%
12. Georgia State – 78.1%
13. Bowling Green – 78.0%
14. Boise State – 77.8%
15. UCLA – 77.3%
16. East Carolina – 77.2%
17. Tulsa – 77.0%
18. TCU – 76.5%
Michigan State – 76.5%
Michigan – 76.5%
21. Baylor – 75.7%
22. Northwestern – 75.6%
23. Appalachian State – 75.4%
24. Virginia Tech – 75.3%
25. Notre Dame – 75.0%
Miami (Ohio) – 75.0%

Some of the top teams include Connecticut, Arizona State and Nebraska which could be sleeper teams when the opening weekend rolls around.