PITTSBURGH- SBN Sports released its 2017 preseason rankings and the Winston-Salem State University Rams come in at number eight out of 10 schools.
Grambling State come in at number one, expecting to repeat as HBCU National Champion, with North Carolina A&T Coming in at number two. Tennessee State is number three, while Southern University is at Number four. North Carolina Central is at number five, and Alcorn State at number six. Tuskegee is ranked at numbver seven, while the WSSU Rams come in at number eight. South Caqrolina State enters at number nine and Prairie View A&M enters the poll at numbere 10.