North Carolina A&T and Tuskegee stayed in their first place positions after ten weeks in the HSRN Football Polls.

A&T, Grambling and N.C. Central held onto the top three spots in the FCS Poll. Southern and Tennessee State switched positions to round out the top five. Bethune-Cookman returned to the top 10 following its 41-10 win over Morgan State.

Tuskegee and Winston Salem State remained first and second in the Division II/NAIA poll for the third straight week.

Bowie State jumped from fifth to third with Virginia State and Chowan rounding out the top five. BSU and WSSU will meet in the CIAA Championship Game, Saturday in Salem, Va.

Fort Valley State’s 21-17 Fountain City Classic win over Albany State brought the Wildcats back into the #10 spot as they prepare to meet Kentucky State in the SIAC Championship Game this weekend in Montgomery.

Division I FCS

School (First Place Votes)

Record

Pts

Last Week

1

North Carolina A&T (11)

8-1

110

1

2

Grambling State

6-1

99

2

3

North Carolina Central

7-2

87

3

4

Tennessee State

6-3

72

5

5

Southern U.

6-2

70

4

6

Prairie View A&M

6-3

56

6

7

Hampton

4-4

35

7

8

South Carolina State

3-5

26

9

9

Alcorn State

3-5

19

8

10

Bethune-Cookman

3-6

6

NR

Others receiving votes

Jackson State, Alabama A&M, Savannah State, Texas Southern

 

Division II/NAIA

School (First Place Votes)

Record

Pts

Last Week

1

Tuskegee (10)

8-1

109

1

2

Winston-Salem State (1)

7-2

95

2

3

Bowie State

7-3

88

5

4

Virginia State

8-2

79

3

5

Chowan

6-4

47

8

6

Miles College

5-4

38

6

7

Albany State

5-4

37

5

8

Virginia Union

5-5

25

7

9

Langston

6-2

24

10

10

Fort Valley State

4-6

17

NR

Others receiving votes

Kentucky State, Benedict, Elizabeth City State, Fayetteville State, Morehouse, Lane

Dr. Cavil’s 2016 HBCU Major Division Poll Rankings – Week 10

Rank Team & Mascot Record FPV Points PWR
1 @-North Carolina A&T Aggies (8-1, 6-0) 6 95 1
2 Grambling State Tigers (7-1, 6-0) 3 83 2
3 North Carolina Central Eagles (7-2, 6-0) 1 77 3
4 Southern Jaguars (6-2, 6-0) 1 76 4
5 Prairie View A&M Panthers (6-3, 6-1) 1 75 5
6 Tennessee State Tigers (6-3, 3-2) 71 6
7 Hampton Pirates (4-4, 4-2) 68 7
8 South Carolina State Bulldogs (3-5, 3-2) 63 8
9 Savannah State Tigers (3-4, 3-2) 32 NR
10 Bethune-Cookman Wildcats (3-5, 3-3) 25 NR

FPV = First Place Votes; PWR = Previous Week Ranking; NR = Not Ranked
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@ North Carolina A&T State Aggies
@ = Dr. Cavil’s 2015 HBCU Football Major Division ational Champion

Dropped Out: Alcorn State Braves-(3-5, 3-4), Jackson State Tigers-(3-6, 3-4),

Receiving Votes: Alcorn State Braves-(3-5, 3-4)-19

Dr. Cavil’s 2016 HBCU Mid-Major Division Poll Rankings – Week 10

Rank Team & Mascot Record FPV Points PWR
1 @-Tuskegee Golden Tigers (8-1, 3-1) 8 103 1
2 Winston-Salem State Rams (8-2, 7-0) 2 93 2
3 Bowie State Bulldogs (7-3, 6-1) 83 3
4 Virginia State Trojans (8-2, 5-2) 82 4
5 Albany State Golden Rams (5-4, 3-1) 74 5
6 Langston Lions (6-2, 4-1) 72 6
7 Elizabeth City State Vikings (5-5, 4-3) 47 7
8 Virginia Union Panthers (5-5, 4-3) 28 8
9 Miles Golden Bears (4-5, 2-2) 21 10
10 Benedict Tigers (5-5, 2-2) 18 NR

2016 BOXTOROW HBCU Football Coaches Top 10 Poll
Week 10
(Records through November 5, 2016)

No. Team W-L Pts Last Week
1 North Carolina A&T (17) 8-1 180 1
2 Grambling State 6-1 162 2
3 North Carolina Central 7-2 142 3
4 Southern 6-2 123 4
5 Prairie View A&M 6-3 103 5
6 Tennessee State 6-3 100 6
7 Hampton 4-4 71 7
8 South Carolina State 3-5 48 8
9 Alcorn State 3-5 22 9
T-10 Savannah  State 3-4 14 NR
T-10 Bethune-Cookman 3-5    14   NR

Other receiving votes: Alabama State (3-6) 5, Jackson State (3-6) 2, Alabama A&M (3-6) 2.
(1st place votes in parentheses)

2016 BOXTOROW HBCU Media Top 10 Poll
Week 10
(Records through November 5, 2016)

No. Team W-L Pts. Last Week
1 North Carolina A&T (11) 8-1 128 1
2 Grambling (2) 6-1 117 2
3 North Carolina Central 7-2 103 3
4 Southern 6-2 81 4
5 Tuskegee 8-1 66 6
6 Tennessee State 6-3 62 5
7 Prairie View A&M 6-3 59 7
8 Winston-Salem State 8-2 43 8
9 Bowie State 7-3 24 10
10 Virginia  State 8-2 11 NR

Other receiving votes: Hampton (4-4) 9, South Carolina State (3-5) 2, Alcorn State (3-5) 1.

(1st place votes in parentheses)



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