By ADD SEYMOUR JR.
For the second week in a row, the CIAA will see a game that will go a long way in determining the conference's hiarchy this season.
Virginia Union (6-1, 4-0 CIAA) visits Bowie State (6-1, 4-0 CIAA) are two teams atop the CIAA's Northern Division standings as well as ranked as two of the best among the nation's HBCU football teams.
But they do it differently.
Virginia Union, which sports the CIAA's top offense, is a team that relies on the running game as they average a league best 245 yards a game and 5.2 yards a rush. Freshman Hakeem Dowdy leads the running game with 805 rushing and seven TDs so far this season.
Bowie State isnt far behind as they are the CIAA's top passing team. led by quarterback Matthew Coggins' 1560 yards and 16 touchdowns so far this season.
Both teams have won four games in a row as they square off today at 1 p.m.
Here is the rest of today's HBCU football schedule
Shaw at Johnson C. Smith
Winston-Salem State at Livingstone
Virginia State at Lincoln (Pa)
Elizabeth City State at Chowan
St. Augustine's at Fayetteville State
Howard at North Carolina A&T
Morgan State at North Carolina Central
South Carolina State at Delaware State
Hampton at William & Mary
Norfolk State at Bethune-Cookman
Tuskegee at Kentucky State
Benedict at Morehouse
Albany State at Clark Atlanta
Central State at Stillman
Lane at Miles
Southern at Texas Southern
Mississippi Valley State at Grambling
Arkansas-Pine Bluff at Jackson State
Tennessee State at Eastern Kentucky
Arizona Christian at Texas College
Shippensburg at Cheyney
Langston at Bacone
Indianapolis at Lincoln (Mo)
Glenville State at West Virginia State