The Bethune-Cookman Wildcats and the Winston-Salem State Rams remain in the No.1 ranked teams in the HBCU Sports FCS and Division II fan polls.
BCU (1-0), coming off an open week in preparation for its home-opener against Grambling this Saturday, received 35 first-place votes. Alabama State (1-1) finished second in the poll, followed by North Carolina A&T (1-1), Alcorn State (1-1) and Jackson State (2-0) which came in fifth place.
Tennessee State (1-1) slipped to the sixth spot after suffering a loss to Alabama State, while South Carolina State (1-1), Southern (1-1), Texas Southern (2-0) and Morgan State (1-1) complete the FCS top 10.
Division II Winston-Salem State (1-0) won its season opener over UNC Pembroke 38-7. The Tuskegee Tigers (0-1) remain in the second spot despite a 30-17 loss to Alabama A&M, followed by Miles (1-0), Albany State (0-1) and Virginia State (0-1) coming in at the 5 spot.
Fort Valley State (0-1) and Shaw (0-1) remain in the top 10 at the sixth and seventh spot respectfully, with Central State (1-0), Morehouse (1-0) and Kentucky State (1-0) completing the top 10 after not being unranked last week.
HBCU Sports FCS Fan Poll
|2||Alabama State (1)||1-1||350||9|
|3||North Carolina A&T (5)||1-1||325||4|
|4||Alcorn State (5)||1-1||319||6|
|5||Jackson State (3)||2-0||248||3|
|7||South Carolina State (1)||1-1||176||5|
|Others receiving votes: North Carolina Central 66, Howard 55, Hampton 35, Norfolk State 33, Florida A&M 32|
HBCU Sports Division II Fan Poll
|1||Winston-Salem State (15)||1-0||157||1|
|4||Albany State (2)||0-1||90||3|
|6||Fort Valley State (1)||0-1||60||6|
|Others receiving votes: Langston 26, Fayetteville State 21, Chowan 19, Clark Atlanta 18, Bowie State 17|