Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Tuskegee and Alcorn State Top This Season's First ADD'S HBCU SPORTS REPORT HBCU Football Top Ten FCS/Division II Polls


Let's get this out of the way -- it's early and the big shake-out after the money games hasn't started yet.

But one thing is clear - Tuskegee is good.

The Golden Tigers, the defending Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference champs, are off to a solid 4-0 start, highlighted by wins over Winston-Salem State and Albany State.  They sport the SIAC's top offense (led by SIAC Offensive Player of the Week in quarterback Kevin Lacey) and second-best defense (led by Jewell Ratliff and his 11.5 tackles per game to lead the conference.

In FCS football, Alcorn State has looked strong, minus a blowout at Georgia Tech, and is ranked No. 1 this week.  But the entire top six (North Carolina A&T, Tennessee State, South Carolina State, Bethune-Cookman and Southern) has looked good against everyone except FBS teams they've been soundly beaten by.

Here are the complete ADDS HBCU SPORTS REPORT HBCU FOOTBALL FCS/Division II Top Ten Polls for this week.


1) Alcorn State
2) North Carolina A&T
3) Tennessee State
4) South Carolina State
5) Bethune-Cookman
6) Southern
7) Grambling
8) Prairie View
9) Hampton
10) Texas Southern


1) Tuskegee
2) Virginia Union
3) Fort Valley State
4) Chowan
5) Bowie State
6) Morehouse
7) Winston-Salem State
8) Elizabeth City State
9) Lincoln (Pa)
10) Central State

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