SWAC Media Day blog: Alcorn, Prairie View picked to meet in Houston

The SWAC kicked off HBCU football media day season on Friday by unveiling its 2016 predicted finish list, with a new name atop one of its divisions.

SWAC coaches picked two-time defending champion Alcorn State to win the SWAC East, while they tabbed Prairie View to break Louisiana’s three-year hold on the SWAC West and beat out Grambling for the division title.

SWAC East

1. Alcorn State
2. Alabama State
3.Jackson State
4. Alabama A&M
5. Mississippi Valley

SWAC West

1. Prairie View
2. Grambling
3. Southern
4. Texas Southern
5. UAPB

Notes

Despite only being picked to finish third in its division, five members of the All-SWAC first team offense hail from Southern.

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