FINAL 2001 BCSP TOP 10
1. TUSKEGEE (11-1) - Upset loss to Morehouse prevents back-to-back perfect seasons for Rick Comegy's Golden Tigers. Repeat SIAC and Pioneer Bowl champs.
1. (tie) GRAMBLING STATE (10-1) - One touchdown from a perfect season, Doug Williams' Tigers gain share of 2001 top spot after finishing just behind Tuskegee last year. Repeated as SWAC champions.
3. TENNESSEE StATE (8-3) - Blue Tigers dominated black college opponents, struggled in OVC.
4. ALABAMA STATE (8-4) - SWAC E. Div. champs lost to Grambling in SWAC title game.
5. JACKSON STATE (7-4) - Tied for second in SWAC East..
6. SOUTHERN (7-4) - Finished second in SWAC West.
7 . FLORIDA A&M (7-4) - Repeat MEAC champs fell to Ga. Southern in first round I-AA playoff game.
8. HAMPTON (7-4) - Finished second in MEAC.
9. N. C. A&T (8-3) - Faded after Injury to star RB Maurice Hicks. Tied for third in MEAC.
10. BETHUNE-COOKMAN (6-4) - Tied for third in MEAC.
(TIE). FORT VALLEY STATE (8-3) - Same record as Tuskegee in SIAC, lost in first round of Div. II playoffs.
(TIE) MOREHOUSE (8-2) - Same record as Tuskegee in SIAC, only team to defeat Golden Tigers.
(TIE) VIRGINIA UNION (8-3) - CIAA champs dumped by Tuskegee in Pioneer Bowl.
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