Heading into the weekend of HBCU football action, Tennessee State and Winston-Salem State continue as the nation's best in the Division I-Football Championship Series and Division II, according to the latest Adds HBCU Sports Report HBCU Top Ten Football Poll.
Tennessee State, sporting the FCS' top defense, defeated UT-Martin easily last week. But they will be facing their toughest opponent of the season during Homecoming weekend in Nashville when they host the nation's second-ranked FCS team, undefeated Eastern Illinois.
Bethune-Cookman, the only team to beat Tennessee State this year, continued wreaking havoc on the MEAC and they've gone undefeated in FCS play (their only loss was to Division I Florida State).
The bottom half of the FCS HBCU Top Ten has been topsy turvy as Prairie View moved up to seventh and North Carolina A&T continues to drop after three straight losses.
In Division II, Winston-Salem State has dominated CIAA play and takes on 2-5 Livingstone Saturday. Tuskegee, whose only loss is to Winston-Salem State, has hit their stride scoring 89 points in their last two games and giving up only 17.
The bottom half of the Division II Top Ten had some major changes with a number of teams losing last weekend. Fayetteville State moves up to No. 4, followed by Stillman and St. Augustine's. Both Chowan and Kentucky State fell this past weekend.
Here are both the Division I-FCS and Division II Adds HBCU Sports Report Top Ten Polls for this week:
Division I- Football Championship Series
1) Tennessee State
3) South Carolina State
4) Jackson State
5) Alabama State
6) Alcorn State
7) Prairie View
9) North Carolina A&T
10) Delaware State
1) Winston-Salem State
3) Virginia State
4) Fayetteville State
6) St. Augustine's
8) Virginia Union
10) Kentucky State