Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Defense Reigns As Tennessee State and Bethune-Cookman Top ADDS HBCU SPORTS REPORT FCS Football Poll this week; Winston-Salem State, Undefeated Livingstone and Virginia Union Lead the Division II Poll


Two of the top defenses in FCS football has Bethune-Cookman and Tennessee State tied in the top spot of this week's ADD'S HBCU SPORTS REPORT HBCU FCS Top Ten football poll.

Tennessee State, ranked 20th in the national FCS poll, has the nation's second best defense, allowing just 203 yards a game, second to Stony Brook's 199 yards a game.  Bethune-Cookman, ranked is ninth in total defense as they only allow 268 yards a game to opposing offenses so far this season.

Four of the nation's top 10 FCS defenses come from the HBCU ranks -- Tennessee State, Bethune-Cookman, Alcorn State and Jackson State.  Third ranked Texas Southern has a defense that's ranked 16th.

Winston-Salem State continues their reign atop the Division II Top Ten poll after knocking off Tuskegee last weekend.  The Rams are the only HBCU football team in the AFCA Division II Top 20 poll, coming in at 16th this week.

Second-ranked and undefeated Livingstone sports the CIAA's top rushing team, averaging 232 yards a game and accounting for a total of 11 touchdowns so far this season in wins over Millersville, Paine and Virginia-Lynchburg. Led by quarterback Drew Powell, they also lead the CIAA in total offense and points scored.

Also coming popping up on the ADD'S HBCU SPORTS REPORT Division II poll is Morehouse, 2-1 after routing Central State behind quarterback Monquavious Johnson's 403 yards and four touchdowns. 

Here are this week's ADD'S HBCU SPORTS REPORT HBCU FOOTBALL FCS and Division II Top Ten Polls:


1) Bethune-Cookman
1) Tennessee State
3) Texas Southern
4) Alabama State
5) North Carolina A&T
6) Alcorn State
7) South Carolina State
8) Southern
9) Morgan State
10) Jackson State


1) Winston-Salem State
2) Livingstone
3) Virginia Union
4) Fort Valley State
5) Morehouse
6) Benedict
7) Tuskegee
8) Albany State
9) Johnson C. Smith
10) Miles

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