The Dr. Cavil’s HBCU Major Division Football Top 10, with number of first-place votes, record in parentheses, total points, previous ranking, and next opponent:

Name——————Record–1PV-Points-PWR–Last Game-Next Game-(10/14/10-10/16/10)
1.  @-S. C. State——-(4-1)–(5)–102—1—(Beat #7-Norfolk State,(34-13)-at-#3-Bethune-Cookman)
2.  Grambling State—–(4-1)–(3)–99—-2—(Beat Alabama State,(22-7)-vs-Alcorn State)
3.  Bethune-Cookman—–(5-0)–(3)–98—-3—(Beat Delaware State,(47-24)-vs-#1-S. C. State)
4.  Jackson State——-(4-1)——-63—-5—(Beat Alabama A & M,(30-14)-vs-Southern)
5.  Hampton————-(4-1)——-39—-7—(Beat N. C. Central,(27-13)-vs-Norfolk State)
6.  Prairie View A & M–(3-3)——-22—-9—(Beat Arkansas P. B.,(21-6)-vs-Lincoln-(MO))
7.  Texas Southern——(3-3)——-21—-10–(Beat #4-Alcorn State,(30-20)-Open)
8.  Alcorn State——–(3-2)——-82—-4—(Lost to #10-Texas Southern,(30-20)-at-Grambling State)
9.  Tennessee State—–(3-3)——-56—-6—(Lost to SE Missouri State,(19-17)-at-Jacksonville State)
10. Morgan State——–(3-3)——-29—-NR–(Beat N. C. A & T State,(27-14)-Open)

Dropped Out:  Norfolk State-(2-3)

Receiving Votes:        Alabama State-(3-3)-11, Arkansas P. B.-(2-3)-8, Florida A & M-(2-3)-6, Norfolk State-(2-3)-5, N. C. Central-(2-3)-3, Alabama A & M-(2-4)-1, Southern-(2-3)-1

PWR = Previous Week Ranking
1PV = 1st Place Votes

@ = TSPN & 3C 2009 HBCU Football Major Division National Champion

Major Division = Division I Championship Subdivision (FCS) / (Formerly NCAA Division I-AA)


  1. Love the break down, Jackson State will continue to climb in this pole. We will see Grambling again for the SWAC Champioship. neutral field will be a great help. South Carolina should put Bethune Cookman in it's place this weekend. can't wait for next weeks Ranking. I'm loving it Dr.Cavil , You have a great analysis of Big Boy Black College Football.

  2. Enter text right here!The Tigers move to 5-0 and remain in the driver’s seat of the Southwestern Athletic Conference western division. We're back!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Sorry P V , you do not want it.

  3. Enter textThe Tigers move to 5-0 and remain in the driver’s seat of the Southwestern Athletic Conference western division. right here!


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