Associated Press Top 10 Football Poll

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

The Associated Press' Top 10 teams in each of Tennessee's six Division I non-financial aid classifications and in the combined Division II financial aid classification as selected by Tennessee AP-member sportswriters and broadcasters. With first-place votes in parentheses, records through October 10, total points based on 10 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 10th-place vote:

Independence's Troy Henderson (21) hurdles over players as he runs the ball during the game against Smyrna.

Class 6A

School Record Pts Prv

1. Maryville (13) 7-0 148 1

2. Oakland (1) 7-0 134 2

3. Whitehaven (1) 8-0 119 3

4. Bradley Central 7-0 107 4

5. Cordova 8-0 91 5

6. Franklin 6-1 75 6

7. Mt. Juliet 6-2 54 8

8. Smyrna 5-2 39 9

9. Blackman 4-3 27 10

10. Wilson Central 6-2 26 7

Others receiving 12 or more points: None.

Class 5A

School Record Pts Prv

1. Independence (15) 7-0 150 1

2. Cane Ridge 7-0 134 3

3. Centennial 6-1 117 4

4. McMinn County 6-1 94 7

5. Farragut 6- 184 5

6. Oak Ridge 7-1 77 2

7. Rhea County 5-2 66 6

8. Campbell County 7-1 51 8

9. Beech 6-2 30 9

10. Walker Valley 5-2 12 NR

Others receiving 12 or more points: None.

Class 4A

School Record Pts Prv

1. Knoxville Catholic (13) 6-1 148 1

2. Greeneville (2) 7-0 136 2

3. Pearl-Cohn 6-1 116 3

4. Marshall County 6-1 100 5

5. Stone Memorial 8-0 88 6

6. Sullivan East 6-1 63 7

7. Haywood 6-1 53 4

8. Ridgeway 5-3 38 9

9. Fulton 4-3 23 NR

10. Maplewood 5-2 21 10

Others receiving 12 or more points: East Hamilton 18, Memphis East 14.

Class 3A

School Record Pts Prv

1. Alcoa (15) 6-1 150 1

2. Sequatchie Co. 7-0 124 2

3. CAK 7-1 117 3

4. Elizabethton 6-1 95 4

4. Stratford 8-0 95 5

6. Liberty Magnet 5-2 66 7

7. Raleigh Egypt 8-0 63 8

8. Milan 6-2 44 9

9. Notre Dame 5-2 28 10

10. Dyersburg 8-2 18 6

Others receiving 12 or more points: Fairview 16.

Class 2A

School Record Pts Prv

1. Adamsville (13) 7-0 148 1

2. Marion County 7-1 126 2

3. Forrest (1) 8-0 120 3

4. Austin-East (1) 7-1 97 5

4. Happy Valley 7-0 97 6

6. Watertown 6-1 58 7

7. Meigs County 6-1 53 NR

8. Waverly 7-1 46 8

9. Boyd-Buchanan 5-2 40 4

10. Hampton 6-1 32 9

Others receiving 12 or more points: None.

Class 1A

School Record Pts Prv

1. Dresden (10) 7-0 143 1

2. Union City (3) 8-0 138 2

3. Greenback (2) 7-0 123 3

4. Wayne County 7-0 105 4

5. South Pittsburg 6-1 85 5

6. Columbia Academy 6-0 73 6

7. Nashville Christian 4-2 46 8

8. Trousdale County 6-1 42 9

9. Coalfield 7-1 32 7

10. Huntingdon 5-1 29 10

Others receiving 12 or more points: None.

Division II

School Record Pts Prv

1. MUS (8) 7-0 142 2

2. MBA (6) 7-1 139 3

3. Brentwood Academy (1) 5-2 114 1

4. Lausanne 7-0 100 4

5. Briarcrest 6-1 87 5

6. Christian Brothers 4-2 62 7

7. Ensworth 5-3 52 10

8. Baylor 5-2 51 8

9. McCallie 5-3 32 6

10. Harding Academy 5-1 29 9

Others receiving 12 or more points: Knoxville Webb 13.

All Associated Press members in Tennessee are eligible to participate in the high school football poll. Those who voted for this week's poll are: The Daily Post-Athenian, Athens; Chattanooga Free Press, Chattanooga; Cleveland Daily Banner, Cleveland; Cookeville Herald-Citizen, Cookeville; The Tennessean (Nashville), Murfreesboro; State Gazette, Dyersburg; The Jackson Sun, Jackson; Johnson City Press, Johnson City; Marshall County Tribune (Lewisburg); The Daily Times, Maryville; The Tomahawk (Mountain City), Mountain City; The Commercial Appeal, Memphis; Union City Daily Messenger, Union City; WCMT, Martin.