Monday, October 17, 2016
No Change: NC A&T, Tuskegee Still Lead the Pack in Week 7 of HSRN Polls
HARTLY, Delaware –North Carolina A&T and Tuskegee maintained their leads in this week’s HSRN Football Polls.
N. C. A&T has been ranked #1 for seven consecutive weeks in the HSRN FCS Poll. Undefeated Tuskegee University, who had the week off, has held on to the top position in the Division II/NAIA Poll since the beginning of the season.
The top seven positions in the Division I FCS poll remained the same from last week. Grambling State remained in second place with Tennessee State close behind in third after rebounding from their first loss of the season. North Carolina Central, Southern, Prairie View A&M and South Carolina State complete the top seven. Alcorn State moved up to #8 and Hampton and Texas Southern returned to the top 10.
In Division II/NAIA, Despite a week off,Tuskegee’s Golden Tigers captured all but one of the first place votes of the HSRN pollsters ahead of a strong representation from the CIAA, who shuffled their positions but still took the next five places in the poll.
Bowie State remained in second place. Winston-Salem State and Chowan jumped to third and fourth ahead of Virginia State and Virginia Union. Kentucky State’s homecoming win over Miles propelled the Thorobreds into the top 10.