Hartly, DE – North Carolina A&T and Tuskegee remained on top of the HSRN Football Polls following the second week of HBCU action.

In the Division I FCS poll, the Aggies of North Carolina A&T were a unanimous pick following their four-overtime road upset of FBS and Mid-America Conference member Kent State, 39-36. The 2015 Celebration Bowl Champions remained in the top spot ahead of Alcorn State who picked up a SWAC Eastern Division win over Alabama State. Grambling State, Tennessee State and Bethune-Cookman rounded out the top five.


In Division II, Tuskegee continued its winning ways defeating Albany State in the Third AnnualWhitewater Classic in Phenix City, Alabama, 28-18.  The Golden Tigers held on to the top spot ahead of three CIAA teams; Virginia State, Bowie State and Winston-Salem State.  SIAC upstart Lane College completed the top five after week two.

Division I FCS

  School (First Place Votes) Record Pts Last Week
1 North Carolina A&T (13) 2-0 130 1
2 Alcorn State 1-0 107 4
3 Grambling State 0-1 100 3
4 Tennessee State 2-0 97 6
5 Bethune-Cookman 0-1 65 2
5 Prairie View A&M 1-1 43 5
6 Southern 0-2 34 7
7 South Carolina State 0-2 31 10
8 Alabama State 0-2 30 8
9T North Carolina Central 0-2 23 9
9T Alabama A&M 1-1 23 NR

Others receiving votes Hampton, Texas Southern, Jackson St., Norfolk St., Morgan St.

Division II/NAIA

  School (First Place Votes) Record Pts Last Week
1 Tuskegee (9) 2-0 122 1
2 Virginia State (1) 2-0 103 4
3 Bowie State (1) 1-1 99 2
4 Winston-Salem State (1) 1-1 69 9
5 Lane 2-0 54 6
6 Morehouse 2-0 52 10
7 Miles 1-1 43 3
8 Virginia Union 0-2 41 5
9 Albany State 0-2 39 7
10 Langston 2-0 18 NR

Others receiving votes Lincoln (Pa), Clark Atlanta, Chowan, Livingstone, Fort Valley St., West Virginia St., Kentucky St., Lincoln (Mo), Fayetteville St.

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