The 2021 season ended with a surprise Celebration Bowl result and a new HBCU champion crowned from a familiar conference. This fall is expected to be just as competitive. Here is the Ultimate HBCU Sports Division I preseason Top 10 football poll.
Previous rankings and records are based on the final Ultimate HBCU Sports Football Poll.
|Rank||Team||2021 Rank||2021 Record|
|3||South Carolina State||1||8-5|
|4||North Carolina A&T||21||5-6|
|7||North Carolina Central||11||6-5|