|1.||Winston-Salem State Rams||12-0||Defeated California (PA) in NCAA D-II Playoffs 35-28. Next up: Will host New Haven in the Super Region One Championship.|
|2.||Jackson State Tigers||9-2||Season over.|
|3.||Bethune-Cookman Wildcats||8-3||Season over.|
|4.||Norfolk State Spartans||9-3||Lost to Old Dominion 35-18 in NCAA FCS Playoffs. Season over.|
|5.||Alabama A&M Bulldogs||8-3||Regular season over. Next Up: Meet Grambling for the SWAC title Dec. 10.|
|6.||Alabama State Hornets||8-3||Beat Tuskegee 30-21 in 88th Turkey Day Classic. Season over.|
|7.||Morehouse Maroon Tigers||8-2||Season Over.|
|8.||Grambling Tigers||7-4||Trounced Southern 36-12 in Bayou Classic. Tigers should have scored 50. Next Up. Meet Alabama A&M for SWAC title.|
|9.||South Carolina State Bulldogs||7-4||Season over.|
|10.||FAMU Rattlers||7-4||Season over|
Dropped Out of Top 10: None. Moving Up: Jackson State, Grambling. Trending Down: None.
Others Receiving Consideration: Albany State, Elizabeth City, Hampton, Langston, Miles, , and Stillman.