After pulling off the upset against FBS Georgia State, Tennessee State jumped into the FCS Coaches Top 25 Poll on Monday.
The Tigers (1-0) opened the 2017 season with a 17-10 win last Thursday over Georgia State is ranked at No. 24. It was the school’s first win over an FBS program since 1984.
Tennessee State was one of three HBCU schools in ranked in the poll this week. North Carolina A&T, which romped over Garner-Webb, is tied for No. 21 with Northern Iowa. Grambling State, which lost its Week 1 opener to Tulane, dropped from No. 21 to No. 23.
Jackson State, Hampton, Prairie View, North Carolina Central and Howard were placed in the “others receiving votes” category of the poll.