Alcorn State ranked in Sagarin Preseason Poll

With the Braves first contest less than a month away, the team has been ranked in the Sagarin preseason poll at number 225. Alcorn State is ranked in close proximity with a few of its SWAC counterparts. The Braves are ranked ahead of Georgetown, Morehead State and HBCUs such as Howard and North Carolina A&T. Of the current ranking, Coach Melvin Spears Jr. stated, “Polls are just propaganda. We look to play quality football week in and week out.”

Listed below are Alcorn’s final rankings in the Sagarin poll from 1998-2010:

Year      Rank  

1998-     200
1999-     216
2000-     225
2001-     186
2002-     195
2003-     195
2004-     200
2005-     203
2006-     198
2007-     220
2008-     240
2009-     224
2010-     212