FINAL BCSP TOP 10
1. GRAMBLING STATE (11-1) - Dominating 45-6 win over Alabama A&M gives second-year Spears' and his Tigers their first SWAC title and BCSP final No. 1 ranking. G-Men were the most talented and dominating team in black college football only losing to Div. IA Washington State. Follows SWAC titles under Doug Williams in 2000, '01 and '02, top rankings in '01 and '02.
2. HAMPTON (11-1) - MEAC champs had undefeated regular season dropped the ball in a first round I-AA playoff home game against Richmond.
3. SOUTH CAROLINA STATE (9-2) - MEAC runners-up did not get in I-AA playoffs.
4. NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL (10-2) - After first round bye, CIAA champs lost in second round of Div. II playoffs to North Alabama.
5. ALABAMA A&M (9-3) - SWAC East Div. champs were second best team in SWAC but a long way behind Grambling.
6. ALBANY STATE (8-2) - SIAC champs' lost in first round of Div. II playoffs to Central Arkansas.
7. TUSKEGEE (11-1) - SIAC runner-up beat Bowie State in Pioneer Bowl VIII.
8. DELAWARE STATE (7-4) - Third place finish in MEAC
9. FORT VALLEY STATE (7-3) - Third place in SIAC.
10. BOWIE STATE (8-4) - CIAA runner-up lost to SIAC runner-up Tuskegee in Pioneer Bowl.
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