The defending Black College Football national champions are atop another HBCU preseason poll.
Alcorn State, winners of last season’s SWAC championship, are No. 1 in the recently released BoxToRow preseason poll heading into the 2015 season.
North Carolina A&T, the favorites to win the MEAC, is ranked No. 2. North Carolina A&T, South Carolina State and Tennessee State were the only other schools to receive at least one first-place vote.
|Rank||School (First Place Votes)||W-L||Pts.||2014 Final Poll|
|1||Alcorn State (12)||10-3||169||1|
|2||North Carolina A&T (3)||9-3||154||3|
|4||South Carolina State (2)||8-4||121||5|
|7||North Carolina Central||7-5||69||6|
|8||Tennessee State (1)||6-6||48||10|
Others receiving votes: Jackson State (5-7) 10, Hampton (3-9) 6, Prairie View A&M (5-5) 5, Alabama A&M (5-7) 3.