BOXTOROW released its annual rankings of the top 10 HBCU FCS recruiting classes Tuesday.
Tennessee State, of the Ohio Valley Conference, received the No. 1 spot for the third time in five years.
The rest of the field included Prairie View A&M at No. 2, followed by Norfolk State, South Carolina State, and Bethune-Cookman to round off the top five.
Florida A&M was ranked at the No. 6 spot; with Alabama State and Grambling both tied at No. 7. Southern and Hampton were ranked No. 8 and No. 9 respectively.
Jackson State and North Carolina A&T completed the rankings tied at the No. 10 spot.
The rankings, according to the BOXTOROW, were determined based on information obtained from school releases, local newspaper articles and recruiting boards.