This is a list of yearly Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings.[1]

SWAC standings

1921 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Wiley $        
  • $ – Conference champion
1922 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Paul Quinn $        
  • $ – Conference champion
1923 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Wiley $ 4 1 0 6 1 0
Paul Quinn 3 1 1 5 1 1
Prairie View State 3 2 0 5 2 0
Samuel Huston 1 2 2 ? ? ?
Bishop 1 3 1 2 4 2
Texas College 1 4 0 ? ? ?
  • $ – Conference champion
1924 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Paul Quinn $ 3 0 2 6 0 3
Prairie View 3 1 1 5 1 1
Wiley 2 3 0 4 4 0
Bishop ? ? ? ? ? ?
Samuel Huston ? ? ? ? ? ?
Texas College ? ? ? ? ? ?
  • $ – Conference champion
1925 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Bishop $        
  • $ – Conference champion
1926 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Samuel Huston $ 5 0 0 ? ? ?
Prairie View State 3 1 1 4 2 1
Wiley 3 2 0 6 2 0
Paul Quinn 2 2 1 ? ? ?
Bishop 1 4 0 ? ? ?
Texas College 0 5 0 ? ? ?
  • $ – Conference champion
1927 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Wiley $ 4 0 1 5 1 1
Prairie View State 3 1 1 4 2 1
Paul Quinn 3 2 0 ? ? ?
Samuel Huston 2 3 0 ? ? ?
Texas College 1 3 1 ? ? ?
Bishop 0 4 1 ? ? ?
  • $ – Conference champion
1928 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Wiley $ 5 0 0 9 0 1
Prairie View State 3 2 0 5 3 1
Bishop ? ? ? ? ? ?
Paul Quinn ? ? ? ? ? ?
Samuel Huston ? ? ? ? ? ?
Texas College ? ? ? ? ? ?
  • $ – Conference champion
1929 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Wiley $        
  • $ – Conference champion
1930 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Wiley $        
  • $ – Conference champion
1931 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Prairie View $        
  • $ – Conference champion
1932 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Wiley $ 5 0 0 9 0 0
Prairie View State 2 2 1 6 3 2
Texas College ? ? ? 5 2 1
Bishop ? ? ? ? ? ?
Langston ? ? ? ? ? ?
Samuel Huston ? ? ? ? ? ?
  • $ – Conference champion
1933 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Langston +        
Prairie View +        
  • + – Conference co-champions
1934 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Texas College $ 4 0 1 9 0 1
Langston 3 1 0 7 1 0
Southern 1 1 0 4 3 0
Prairie View 2 3 0 5 4 0
Wiley 1 2 1 5 4 1
Samuel Huston 0 4 0 ? ? ?
Bishop 0 0 0 6 0 1
  • $ – Conference champion
1935 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Texas College $ 5 0 1 9 0 1
Wiley 3 0 3 8 0 3
Bishop 3 2 1 7 2 1
Prairie View 1 1 4 4 3 4
Langston 1 3 2 2 3 2
Southern 1 4 1 1 7 1
Samuel Huston 1 5 0 1 6 0
  • $ – Conference champion
1936 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Texas College +        
Langston +        
  • + – Conference co-champions
1937 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Southern +        
Langston +        
  • + – Conference co-champions
1938 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Southern +        
Langston +        
  • + – Conference co-champions
1939 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Langston $ 5 0 1 7 0 1
Prairie View 3 2 1 5 2 1
Bishop 2 2 2 3 2 2
Wiley 3 3 0 6 5 0
Arkansas AM&N 2 3 1 5 4 1
Texas College 2 4 0 2 5 1
Southern 1 4 1 4 5 1
  • $ – Conference champion
1940 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Southern +        
Langston +        
  • + – Conference co-champions
1941 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
  • No champion per SWAC.
1942 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Texas College $        
  • $ – Conference champion
1943 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
  • No champion per SWAC.
1944 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Texas College + 5 1 0 8 1 0
Wiley + 5 1 0 8 1 0
Langston + 5 1 0 6 2 1
Southern 2 4 0 4 4 0
Samuel Huston 2 4 0 3 5 0
Prairie View State 2 4 0 3 6 0
Arkansas AM&N 0 6 0 1 7 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
1945 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Wiley $ 6 0 0 10 0 0
Southern 5 1 0 5 2 0
Texas College 3 2 1 ? ? ?
Langston 3 3 0 5 3 0
Samuel Huston 1 3 2 ? ? ?
Prairie View 1 4 1 3 5 1
Arkansas AM&N 1 5 0 2 6 0
  • $ – Conference champion
1946 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Southern $ 6 0 0 8 2 1
Wiley 4 2 0 6 3 1
Arkansas AM&N 3 2 1 7 2 1
Prairie View 2 2 2 7 2 2
Texas College 3 3 0 5 4 1
Langston 2 4 0 2 6 1
Samuel Huston 0 5 2 3 5 2
Bishop ? ? ? 4 3 1
  • $ – Conference champion
1947 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 8 Southern $ 7 0 0 10 2 0
No. 17 Prairie View A&M 5 2 0 6 6 0
No. 16 Texas College 3 1 1 5 2 3
Bishop 3 2 2 3 4 3
No. 20 Wiley 3 3 1 4 3 2
Langston 2 4 1 2 7 1
Samuel Huston 1 6 0 3 9 0
Arkansas AM&N 0 6 1 2 7 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from the Pittsburgh Courier using the Dickinson Ratings System.[2]
1948 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Southern $ 7 0 0 12 0 0
Texas College 5 2 0 8 3 0
Langston 5 2 0 7 3 0
Prairie View A&M 4 2 1 6 4 1
Samuel Huston 3 4 0 5 5 0
Arkansas AM&N 2 5 0 4 5 1
Bishop 1 5 1 2 7 1
Wiley 0 7 0 0 9 1
  • $ – Conference champion
1949 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 2 Southern + 6 0 1 10 0 1
No. 9 Langston + 6 0 1 8 1 1
No. 13 Prairie View A&M 5 2 0 8 3 0
No. 28 Bishop 4 3 0 5 3 1
Texas College 2 4 1 2 6 2
Arkansas AM&N 1 4 2 5 4 2
Samuel Huston 1 6 0 1 7 0
Wiley 0 6 1 0 9 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from the Pittsburgh Courier using the Dickinson Ratings System.[3]
1950 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Southern $ 7 0 0 10 0 1
Langston 6 1 0 9 1 0
Bishop 5 2 0 7 3 1
Prairie View A&M 4 3 0 6 4 1
Arkansas AM&N 2 5 0 4 6 1
Wiley 2 5 0 3 6 1
Texas College 1 5 1 1 9 1
Samuel Huston 0 6 1 0 6 2
  • $ – Conference champion
1951 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Prairie View A&M $ 6 1 0 9 1 0
Texas College 4 1 2 5 2 2
Southern 4 1 2 5 4 2
Arkansas AM&N 4 2 1 5 3 1
Langston 4 3 0 4 5 0
Wiley 2 4 1 3 5 1
Samuel Huston 1 6 0 1 8 0
Bishop 0 7 0 0 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
1952 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Prairie View A&M $ 6 0 0 7 2 0
Southern 5 1 0 9 2 0
Texas College 3 2 1 4 3 1
Arkansas AM&N 2 2 2 3 6 2
Wiley 2 4 0 4 5 0
Langston 1 4 1 2 6 1
Bishop 0 6 0 2 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
1953 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Prairie View A&M $ 6 0 0 12 0 0
Southern 5 1 0 9 2 0
Texas College 4 2 0 5 4 0
Arkansas AM&N 2 3 1 3 5 2
Langston 2 4 0 3 6 0
Bishop 1 4 1 2 6 1
Wiley 0 6 0 2 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
1954 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Prairie View A&M $ 6 0 0 9 1 0
Southern 5 1 0 10 1 0
Langston 4 2 0 4 4 1
Texas College 3 3 0 4 6 0
Wiley 2 4 0 5 5 0
Arkansas AM&N 1 5 0 2 7 2
Bishop 0 6 0 1 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
1955 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 5 Southern $ 6 1 0 7 2 1
No. 6 Langston 4 1 2 6 1 2
No. 8 Texas Southern 5 1 1 7 2 1
No. 10 Prairie View A&M 5 1 1 7 2 1
Texas College 2 5 0 3 6 0
Wiley 2 5 0 3 7 0
Arkansas AM&N 2 5 0 2 8 0
Bishop 0 7 0 0 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from the Pittsburgh Courier.[4]
1956 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Texas Southern + 5 1 0 9 2 0
Wiley + 5 1 0 6 3 1
Southern 4 2 0 5 5 0
Prairie View A&M 4 2 0 5 5 0
Langston 2 4 0 2 7 0
Arkansas AM&N 0 5 1 2 6 1
Texas College 0 5 1 2 6 1
  • + – Conference co-champions
1957 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Wiley $ 6 0 0 10 0 1
Texas Southern 4 2 0 7 3 1
Prairie View A&M 4 2 0 6 3 1
Southern 4 2 0 6 4 0
Arkansas AM&N 2 4 0 3 6 0
Texas College 1 5 0 4 5 0
Langston 0 6 0 0 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
1958 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Prairie View A&M $ 5 0 0 10 0 1
Southern 3 2 0 8 2 0
Texas College 3 2 0 5 4 0
Texas Southern 2 3 0 5 5 0
Wiley 2 3 0 5 5 0
Arkansas AM&N 0 5 0 3 6 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from College Division poll
1959 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
Southern $   7 0     8 2  
Prairie View A&M   6 1     9 2  
Texas Southern   5 2     7 3  
Jackson State   4 3     6 4  
Arkansas AM&N   2 5     4 6  
Grambling   2 5     4 6  
Texas College   2 5     4 6  
Wiley   0 7     2 8  
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from College Division poll
1960 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
Grambling +   6 1     9 1  
Prairie View A&M +   6 1     10 1  
Southern +   6 1     9 1  
Jackson State   4 3     6 4  
Arkansas AM&N   3 4     6 4  
Texas Southern   2 5     4 6  
Wiley   1 6     2 7  
Texas College   0 7     1 9  
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from College Division poll
1961 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Jackson State $ 6 1 0 9 2 0
Grambling 5 2 0 8 2 0
Southern 5 2 0 7 3 0
Texas Southern 5 2 0 6 3 0
Prairie View A&M 3 4 0 5 4 1
Wiley 2 4 1 4 4 1
Arkansas AM&N 1 5 1 3 6 1
Texas College 0 7 0 0 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from College Division poll
1962 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Jackson State $ 6 1 0 10 1 0
Texas Southern 5 2 0 7 3 0
Grambling 3 2 2 6 2 2
Prairie View A&M 4 3 0 6 3 0
Southern 3 4 0 5 5 0
Arkansas AM&N 2 4 1 3 5 1
Alcorn State 2 5 0 4 5 0
Wiley 1 5 1 3 5 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from College Division poll
1963 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Prairie View A&M $^ 7 0 0 10 1 0
Southern 5 2 0 7 3 0
Texas Southern 5 2 0 7 3 0
Grambling 3 3 1 5 3 1
Arkansas AM&N 3 3 1 5 4 1
Jackson State 2 5 0 4 5 0
Wiley 2 5 0 4 5 0
Alcorn A&M 0 7 0 3 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NAIA playoff participant
Rankings from College Division poll
1964 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
No. 2 AP / #8 UPI Prairie View A&M $   7 0     9 0  
Grambling   6 1     9 2  
Jackson State   4 3     6 4  
Alcorn A&M   3 4     5 5  
Arkansas AM&N   3 4     5 5  
Texas Southern   3 4     5 5  
Southern   2 5     4 6  
Wiley   0 7     2 7  
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from College Division poll
1965 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 13 UPI Grambling $^ 6 1 0 8 3 0
Southern 4 2 1 5 4 1
Texas Southern 4 2 1 5 4 1
Jackson State 3 3 1 5 3 1
Prairie View A&M 3 3 1 5 3 1
Arkansas AM&N 3 3 1 3 5 1
Alcorn A&M 2 4 1 3 5 1
Wiley 0 7 0 1 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – College Division playoff participant
Rankings from College Division poll
1966 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Grambling + 4 2 1 6 2 1
Southern + 4 2 1 6 2 1
Arkansas AM&N + 4 2 1 5 4 1
Texas Southern + 4 2 1 5 4 1
Jackson State 3 3 1 5 3 1
Prairie View A&M 3 3 1 5 3 1
Alcorn A&M 2 3 2 5 3 2
Wiley 0 7 0 0 8 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from College Division poll
1967 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
Grambling $   6 1     9 1  
Texas Southern   5 2     7 3  
Jackson State   4 3     6 3  
Southern   4 3     5 5  
Arkansas AM&N   3 4     6 4  
Alcorn A&M   3 4     5 4  
Prairie View A&M   2 5     5 5  
Wiley   1 6     3 7  
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from College Division poll
1968 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Alcorn A&M + 6 1 0 8 1 0
Grambling + 6 1 0 9 2 0
Texas Southern + 6 1 0 6 4 0
Arkansas AM&N 4 3 0 5 5 0
Southern 3 4 0 4 6 0
Prairie View A&M 2 5 0 4 6 0
Jackson State 1 6 0 3 6 0
Wiley 0 7 0 2 8 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
1969 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 8 AP / #13 UPI Alcorn A&M $ 6 0 1 8 0 1
Southern 5 1 1 6 2 1
Grambling 5 2 0 6 4 0
Texas Southern 3 3 1 4 3 2
Prairie View A&M 3 4 0 4 5 0
Arkansas AM&N 2 4 1 3 5 1
Jackson State 1 6 0 2 6 0
Mississippi Valley State 1 6 0 1 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from College Division poll
1970 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 9 AP / #14 UPI Alcorn A&M $ 6 0 0 8 1 0
No. 16 AP / #15 UPI Grambling 5 1 0 9 2 0
Texas Southern 4 2 0 6 3 0
Southern 2 3 1 5 5 1
Prairie View A&M 2 3 1 4 5 1
Jackson State 1 5 0 4 7 0
Mississippi Valley State 0 6 0 1 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from College Division poll
1971 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Grambling $ 5 1 0 9 2 0
Jackson State 4 1 1 9 1 1
No. 16 UPI Alcorn A&M 4 2 0 6 3 0
Texas Southern 3 2 1 7 2 1
Prairie View A&M 2 4 0 3 7 0
Mississippi Valley State 1 5 0 4 7 0
Southern 1 5 0 2 7 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from College Division poll
1972 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 8 AP / #9 UPI Grambling + 5 1 0 11 2 0
Jackson State + 5 1 0 8 3 0
Alcorn A&M 4 1 1 5 3 1
Texas Southern 3 2 1 5 4 1
Mississippi Valley State 1 5 0 5 5 0
Prairie View A&M 1 5 0 5 5 0
Southern 1 5 0 2 7 1
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from College Division poll
1973 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 7 AP / #7 UPI Grambling +^ 5 1 0 10 3 0
Jackson State + 5 1 0 9 2 0
Alcorn A&M 3 2 1 7 2 1
Southern 3 3 0 6 4 0
Texas Southern 2 3 1 5 5 1
Mississippi Valley State 2 4 0 3 5 0
Prairie View A&M 0 6 0 2 6 1
  • + – Conference co-champions
  • ^ – College Division playoff participant
Rankings from College Division poll
1974 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
No. 14 AP / #13 UPI Alcorn State +^   5 1     9 2  
No. 7 AP / #6 UPI Grambling State +   5 1     11 1  
Jackson State   4 2     7 3  
Southern   3 3     8 3  
Texas Southern   3 3     6 4  
Mississippi Valley State   1 5     5 5  
Prairie View A&M   0 6     0 10  
  • + – Conference co-champions
  • ^ – College Division playoff participant
Rankings from College Division poll
1975 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 4 AP / #2 UPI Grambling State 4 2 0 10 2 0
Southern + 4 2 0 9 3 0
Jackson State + 4 2 0 7 3 0
Alcorn State 3 3 0 6 3 1
Mississippi Valley State 3 3 0 6 4 0
Texas Southern 2 4 0 4 6 0
Prairie View A&M 1 5 0 3 7 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
  • ^ – NCAA Division II playoff participant
Rankings from Associated Press poll
1976 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
No. T–8 Alcorn State $   5 1     8 2  
Grambling State   4 2     8 4  
Southern   4 2     8 3  
Prairie View A&M   3 3     6 5  
Jackson State   3 3     5 4  
Mississippi Valley State   1 5     4 6  
Texas Southern   1 5     2 9  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division II playoff participant
Rankings from Associated Press poll
1977 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Grambling State $ 6 0 0 10 1 0
Jackson State 5 1 0 8 3 0
Texas Southern 3 2 1 6 4 1
Mississippi Valley State 2 4 0 5 5 0
Alcorn State 2 4 0 3 8 0
Southern 1 4 1 3 7 1
Prairie View A&M 1 5 0 3 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
1978 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Grambling State $ 5 0 1 9 1 1
No. 2 Jackson State ^ 5 1 0 10 2 0
Mississippi Valley State 3 2 1 6 3 1
Alcorn State 2 3 1 5 4 1
Southern 2 4 0 4 7 0
Texas Southern 1 4 1 3 6 1
Prairie View A&M 1 5 0 3 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division I-AA playoff participant
Rankings from Associated Press poll
1979 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
No. 1 Grambling State +   5 1     8 3  
No. 6 Alcorn State +   5 1     8 2  
No. 8 Jackson State   4 2     8 3  
No. T–10 Southern   4 2     7 4  
Mississippi Valley State   2 4     4 5  
Texas Southern   1 5     3 8  
Prairie View A&M   0 6     0 11  
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from Associated Press poll
1980 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 2 Grambling State +^ 5 1 0 10 2 0
Jackson State + 5 1 0 8 3 0
Alcorn State 3 3 0 6 4 0
Mississippi Valley State 3 3 0 5 5 0
Southern 3 3 0 4 6 1
Texas Southern 2 4 0 2 9 0
Prairie View A&M 0 6 0 2 8 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
  • ^ – NCAA Division I-AA playoff participant
Rankings from Associated Press poll
1981 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 4 Jackson State $^ 5 1 0 9 2 1
Grambling State 4 1 1 6 4 1
Texas Southern 3 2 1 4 5 1
Alcorn State 3 3 0 5 5 0
Mississippi Valley State 2 4 0 4 6 1
Southern 2 4 0 3 8 0
Prairie View A&M 1 5 0 2 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division I-AA playoff participant
Rankings from Div I-AA Football Committee poll
1982 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 8 Jackson State $^ 6 0 0 9 3 0
Southern 5 1 0 8 3 0
No. 10 Grambling State 4 2 0 8 3 0
Alcorn State 3 3 0 5 6 0
Mississippi Valley State 2 4 0 5 5 0
Texas Southern 1 5 0 1 9 1
Prairie View A&M 0 6 0 1 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division I-AA playoff participant
Rankings from Div I-AA Football Committee poll
1983 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 10 Grambling State $ 6 0 1 8 1 2
No. 15 Jackson State 5 2 0 8 3 0
Southern 5 2 0 7 4 0
No. 19 Mississippi Valley State 4 2 1 7 2 1
Alcorn State 4 3 0 7 3 1
Texas Southern 2 5 0 4 6 0
Alabama State 0 6 0 2 9 0
Prairie View A&M 0 6 0 0 11 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division I-AA playoff participant
Rankings from Div I-AA Football Committee poll
1984 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 1 Alcorn State $^ 7 0 0 9 1 0
No. 6 Mississippi Valley State ^ 6 1 0 9 2 0
Grambling State 5 2 0 7 4 0
Southern 4 3 0 6 5 0
Jackson State 3 4 0 4 5 1
Texas Southern 2 5 0 5 6 0
Alabama State 1 6 0 2 9 0
Prairie View A&M 0 7 0 0 11 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division I-AA playoff participant
Rankings from Div I-AA Football Committee poll
1985 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
No. 8 Grambling State +^   6 1     9 3  
No. 15 Jackson State +^   6 1     8 3  
Mississippi Valley State   5 2     8 3  
No. 20 Alcorn State   5 2     7 3  
Southern   3 4     6 5  
Alabama State   2 5     3 8  
Texas Southern   1 6     1 10  
Prairie View A&M   0 7     2 9  
  • + – Conference co-champions
  • ^ – NCAA Division I-AA playoff participant
Rankings from Div I-AA Football Committee poll
1986 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 9 Jackson State $^ 7 0 0 9 3 0
Alcorn State 5 2 0 5 5 0
Grambling State 4 3 0 7 4 0
Southern 4 3 0 5 5 1
Mississippi Valley State 3 3 1 4 4 1
Alabama State 2 5 0 4 7 0
Texas Southern 1 5 1 2 8 1
Prairie View A&M 1 6 0 3 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division I-AA playoff participant
Rankings from Div I-AA Football Committee poll
1987 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 9 Jackson State $^ 7 0 0 8 3 1
Southern 5 2 0 7 4 0
Alcorn State 5 2 0 6 3 0
Alabama State 4 3 0 8 3 0
Grambling State 3 4 0 5 6 0
Texas Southern 3 4 0 5 6 0
Prairie View A&M 1 6 0 3 8 0
Mississippi Valley State 0 7 0 1 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division I-AA playoff participant
Rankings from Div I-AA Football Committee poll
1988 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 5 Jackson State $^ 7 0 0 8 1 2
No. 20 Grambling State 5 2 0 8 3 0
Alabama State 4 3 0 7 3 0
Alcorn State 4 3 0 6 4 0
Southern 4 3 0 6 5 0
Prairie View A&M 3 4 0 5 5 0
Mississippi Valley State 1 6 0 3 8 0
Texas Southern 0 7 0 0 11 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division I-AA playoff participant
Rankings from Div I-AA Football Committee poll
1989 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 13 Grambling State $^ 7 0 0 9 3 0
No. 17 Jackson State ^ 5 2 0 8 4 0
Alcorn State 5 2 0 7 3 0
Southern 4 3 0 6 4 1
Texas Southern 3 3 1 3 7 1
Alabama State 2 4 1 5 5 1
Prairie View A&M 1 6 0 1 9 0
Mississippi Valley State 0 7 0 1 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division I-AA playoff participant
Rankings from Div I-AA Football Committee poll
1990 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 16 Jackson State $^ 5 1 0 8 4 0
Alabama State 4 2 0 8 2 1
Grambling State 3 3 0 8 3 0
Mississippi Valley State 3 3 0 5 6 0
Southern 2 4 0 4 7 0
Texas Southern 2 4 0 4 7 0
Alcorn State 2 4 0 2 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division I-AA playoff participant
Rankings from Div I-AA Football Committee poll
1991 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 5 Alabama State $ 6 0 1 11 0 1
Alcorn State 4 2 1 7 2 1
Southern 4 3 0 4 7 0
Texas Southern 3 3 1 5 5 1
Mississippi Valley State 3 3 1 7 3 1
Jackson State 3 4 0 5 5 0
Grambling State 3 4 0 5 6 0
Prairie View A&M 0 7 0 0 11 0
  • $ – Conference champion
1992 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 18 Alcorn State $^ 7 0 0 7 4 0
Grambling State 6 1 0 10 2 0
Jackson State 4 3 0 7 4 0
Alabama State 3 4 0 5 6 0
Southern 3 4 0 5 6 0
Texas Southern 3 4 0 5 6 0
Mississippi Valley State 2 5 0 4 5 0
Prairie View A&M 0 7 0 0 11 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division I-AA playoff participant
Rankings from NCAA Division I-AA Football Committee poll
1993 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 15 Southern $ 7 0 0 11 1 0
No. 23 Alcorn State 6 1 0 8 3 0
Grambling State 4 3 0 7 4 0
Jackson State 3 3 1 5 5 1
Alabama State 3 3 1 5 4 1
Mississippi Valley State 2 3 2 4 4 2
Texas Southern 1 6 0 2 9 0
Prairie View A&M 0 7 0 0 11 0
  • $ – Conference champion
1994 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 7 Grambling State $ 6 1 0 9 3 0
Alcorn State $^ 6 1 0 8 3 1
Southern 5 2 0 6 5 0
Jackson State 4 3 0 7 4 0
Alabama State 3 4 0 6 5 0
Mississippi Valley State 2 5 0 4 6 0
Texas Southern 2 5 0 4 7 0
Prairie View A&M 0 7 0 0 11 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division I-AA playoff participant
1995 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
No. 14 Jackson State $^   7 0     9 3  
No. 11 Southern   6 1     11 1  
Alabama State   5 2     8 3  
Grambling State   4 3     5 6  
Alcorn State   3 4     4 7  
Mississippi Valley State   2 5     2 9  
Texas Southern   1 6     2 8  
Prairie View A&M   0 7     0 11  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division I-AA playoff participant
1996 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
No. T–8 Jackson State $^   6 1     10 2  
Southern   5 2     7 5  
Mississippi Valley State   5 2     7 4  
Texas Southern   5 2     7 4  
Alcorn State   3 4     4 7  
Grambling State   2 5     3 8  
Alabama State   2 5     3 8  
Prairie View A&M   0 7     0 11  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division I-AA playoff participant
1997 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
No. 12 Southern $   8 0     11 1  
No. 14 Jackson State ^   7 1     9 3  
Arkansas–Pine Bluff   6 2     8 3  
Texas Southern   4 4     5 6  
Alcorn State   4 4     4 7  
Mississippi Valley State   3 5     4 6  
Alabama State   2 6     3 8  
Grambling State   2 6     3 8  
Prairie View A&M   0 8     0 9  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division I-AA playoff participant
1998 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
No. 14 Southern $   8 0     9 3  
Jackson State   7 1     7 4  
Arkansas–Pine Bluff   6 2     8 3  
Texas Southern   4 4     6 5  
Grambling State   4 4     5 6  
Alabama State   3 5     5 6  
Alcorn State   3 5     5 6  
Mississippi Valley State   1 7     1 10  
Prairie View A&M   0 8     1 10  
Alabama A&M       5 6  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • Alabama A&M was an affiliate member, so its games did not count in the official standings.
1999 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
East
No. 19 Jackson State x   4 0     9 3  
Alabama A&M   3 1     6 5  
Alcorn State   1 3     3 7  
Mississippi Valley State   1 3     3 8  
Alabama State   1 3     2 9  
West
No. 17 Southern x$   4 0     11 2  
Texas Southern   3 1     6 5  
Grambling State   2 2     7 4  
Arkansas–Pine Bluff   1 3     6 5  
Prairie View A&M   0 4     2 8  
Championship: Southern 31, Jackson State 30
December 11, 1999
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
2000 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
East
Alabama A&M x   5 2     7 5  
Alabama State x   5 2     6 5  
Jackson State   4 3     7 4  
Mississippi Valley State   1 6     2 9  
Alcorn State   0 7     0 11  
West
No. 13 Grambling State x$   6 1     10 2  
Texas Southern   5 2     8 3  
Arkansas–Pine Bluff   4 3     6 5  
Southern   4 3     6 5  
Prairie View A&M   1 6     1 10  
Championship: Grambling State 14, Alabama A&M 6
December 2, 2000
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
2001 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
East
Alabama State x   6 1     8 4  
Jackson State   5 2     7 4  
Alcorn State   5 2     6 5  
Alabama A&M   3 4     4 7  
Mississippi Valley State   0 7     0 11  
West
No. 8 Grambling State x$   6 1     10 1  
Southern   5 2     7 4  
Prairie View A&M   2 5     3 7  
Texas Southern   2 5     3 7  
Arkansas–Pine Bluff   1 6     4 7  
Championship: Grambling State 38, Alabama State 31
December 1, 2001
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
2002 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
East
Alabama A&M x   6 1     8 4  
Jackson State   5 2     7 4  
Alcorn State   3 4     6 5  
Mississippi Valley State   3 4     5 6  
Alabama State   2 5     6 6  
West
No. 8 Grambling State x$   6 1     11 2  
Southern   5 2     6 6  
Texas Southern   3 4     4 7  
Arkansas–Pine Bluff   2 5     3 8  
Prairie View A&M   0 7     1 10  
Championship: Grambling State 31, Alabama A&M 19
December 14, 2002
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
2003 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
East
Alabama State x   5 2     8 5  
Alcorn State x   5 2     7 5  
Alabama A&M   4 3     8 4  
Jackson State   2 5     2 10  
Mississippi Valley State   1 6     2 9  
West
No. 13 Southern x$   6 1     12 1  
No. 17 Grambling State x   6 1     9 3  
Texas Southern   3 4     5 6  
Arkansas–Pine Bluff   3 4     4 7  
Prairie View A&M   0 7     1 10  
Championship: Southern 20, Alabama State 9
December 13, 2003
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
2004 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
East
No. 20 Alabama State x$   6 1     10 2  
Alabama A&M   5 2     7 4  
Alcorn State   4 3     7 4  
Jackson State   3 4     4 7  
Mississippi Valley State   1 6     3 8  
West
Southern x   6 1     8 4  
Arkansas–Pine Bluff   5 2     6 3  
Grambling State   3 4     6 5  
Prairie View A&M   1 6     3 8  
Texas Southern   0 7     0 11  
Championship: Alabama State 40, Southern 35
December 11, 2004
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
2005 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
East
Alabama A&M x   7 2     9 3  
Alabama State   6 3     6 5  
Mississippi Valley State   5 4     6 5  
Alcorn State   5 4     6 5  
Jackson State   2 7     2 9  
West
No. 11 Grambling State x$   9 0     11 1  
Southern   4 5     4 5  
Prairie View A&M   3 6     5 6  
Arkansas–Pine Bluff   3 6     3 8  
Texas Southern   1 8     1 10  
Championship: Grambling State 45, Alabama A&M 6
December 10, 2005
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
2006 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
East
Alabama A&M x$   6 3     9 3  
Jackson State   5 4     6 5  
Alcorn State   5 4     6 5  
Mississippi Valley State   5 4     6 5  
Alabama State   5 4     5 6  
West
Arkansas–Pine Bluff x   7 2     8 4  
Southern   4 5     5 6  
Grambling State   3 6     3 8  
Texas Southern   3 6     3 8  
Prairie View A&M   2 7     3 7  
Championship: Alabama A&M 22, Arkansas–Pine Bluff 13
December 16, 2006
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
2007 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
East
Jackson State x$   7 2     8 4  
Alabama A&M   6 3     3 3  
Alabama State   4 5     5 6  
Mississippi Valley State   2 7     3 8  
Alcorn State   2 7     2 8  
West
No. 25 Grambling State x   8 1     8 4  
Southern   6 3     8 3  
Prairie View A&M   6 3     7 3  
Arkansas–Pine Bluff   4 5     4 7  
Texas Southern   0 9     0 11  
Championship: Jackson State 42, Grambling State 31
December 15, 2007
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
2008 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
East
Jackson State x   6 1     7 5  
Alabama A&M   4 3     5 7  
Alabama State   2 5     3 8  
Mississippi Valley State   1 6     3 8  
Alcorn State   1 6     2 10  
West
Grambling State x$   7 0     11 2  
Prairie View A&M   6 1     9 1  
Southern   5 2     6 5  
Arkansas–Pine Bluff   2 5     3 9  
Texas Southern   1 6     4 8  
Championship: Grambling State 41, Jackson State 9
December 13, 2008
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
2009 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
East
Alabama A&M x   4 3     7 5  
Alcorn State   3 4     3 6  
Jackson State   3 5     3 7  
Alabama State   1 6     4 7  
Mississippi Valley State   1 7     3 8  
West
No. 15 Prairie View A&M x$   7 0     9 1  
Grambling State   5 3     7 5  
Texas Southern   5 2     6 5  
Arkansas–Pine Bluff   4 4     6 5  
Southern   3 5     6 6  
Championship: Prairie View A&M 30, Alabama A&M 24
December 12, 2009
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll
2010 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
East
Alabama State xy   6 3     7 5  
Jackson State x   6 3     8 3  
Alcorn State   4 5     5 6  
Alabama A&M   2 7     3 8  
Mississippi Valley State   0 9     0 10  
West
Texas Southern xy$   8 1     9 3  
No. 23 Grambling State x   8 1     9 2  
Prairie View A&M   6 3     7 4  
Arkansas–Pine Bluff   4 5     5 6  
Southern   1 8     2 9  
Championship: Texas Southern 11, Alabama State 6
December 11, 2010
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll
2011 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
East
Alabama A&M xy   7 2     8 4  
Alabama State x   7 2     8 3  
No. 21 Jackson State x   7 2     9 2  
Alcorn State   1 8     2 8  
Mississippi Valley State   1 8     1 10  
West
Grambling State xy$   6 3     8 4  
Arkansas–Pine Bluff   5 4     6 5  
Prairie View A&M   5 4     5 6  
Southern   4 5     4 7  
Texas Southern   2 7     4 7  
Championship: Grambling State 16, Alabama A&M 15
December 10, 2011
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
  • Jackson State and Southern are ineligible to participate in the SWAC Championship Game due to low APR scores.
Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll
2012 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
East
Jackson State xy   7 2     7 5  
Alabama State   7 2     7 4  
Alabama A&M   6 3     7 4  
Mississippi Valley State   5 4     5 6  
Alcorn State   4 5     4 7  
West
Arkansas–Pine Bluff xy$   8 1     10 2  
Prairie View A&M   3 6     3 8  
Southern   3 6     4 7  
Texas Southern*   2 7     2 9  
Grambling State   0 9     1 10  
Championship:Arkansas–Pine Bluff 24, Jackson State 21 OT
December 8, 2012
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
  • Texas Southern ineligible for the SWAC Championship due to failing to fulfill NCAA graduation rate requirement (2012), repeated infractions, and lying to NCAA about self-imposed restrictions (2013 & 2014)
As of November 4, 2012; Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll
2013 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
East
Jackson State xy   8 1     8 4  
Alcorn State   7 2     9 3  
Alabama State*   7 2     8 4  
Alabama A&M   4 5     4 8  
Mississippi Valley State*   2 7     2 9  
West
Southern xy$   7 2     9 4  
Prairie View A&M   5 4     6 6  
Arkansas–Pine Bluff   2 7     2 9  
Texas Southern*   2 7     2 9  
Grambling State   1 8     1 11  
Championship: Southern 34, Jackson State 27 2OT
December 7, 2013
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
  • Texas Southern was ineligible for the SWAC Championship due to failing to fulfill NCAA graduation rate requirement (2012), repeated infractions, and lying to NCAA about self-imposed restrictions (2013 & 2014)
    • Alabama State and Mississippi Valley State were ineligible for the SWAC Championship due to Academic Progress Rate sanctions, pending appeal
Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll
2014 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
East
Alcorn State x$   7 2     10 3  
Alabama State   5 4     7 5  
Jackson State   3 6     5 7  
Alabama A&M   3 6     4 8  
Mississippi Valley State   1 8     2 9  
West
Southern x   8 1     9 4  
Grambling State   7 2     7 5  
Prairie View A&M   5 4     5 5  
Texas Southern   3 6     5 6  
Arkansas–Pine Bluff   3 6     4 7  
Championship: Alcorn State 38, Southern 24
December 6, 2014
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • † Alabama State, Arkansas–Pine Bluff, Mississippi Valley State, and Prairie View A&M ineligible for postseason due to APR violations
As of November 15, 2014; Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll
2015 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
East
Alcorn State xy$   7 2     9 4  
Alabama State*   5 4     6 5  
Alabama A&M   3 6     3 8  
Jackson State   3 6     3 8  
Mississippi Valley State   1 8     1 10  
West
No. 24 Grambling State xy   9 0     9 3  
Prairie View A&M   8 1     8 2  
Southern   6 3     6 5  
Texas Southern   2 7     3 7  
Arkansas–Pine Bluff   1 8     2 9  
Championship: Alcorn State 49, Grambling State 21
December 5, 2015
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
  • Alabama State ineligible for postseason due to APR violations
Rankings from STATS FCS Poll
2016 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
East
Alcorn State xy   5 4     5 6  
Alabama A&M   4 5     4 7  
Alabama State   3 6     4 7  
Jackson State   3 6     3 8  
Mississippi Valley State   1 8     1 10  
West
No. 16 Grambling State xy$   9 0     12 1  
Southern*   8 1     8 3  
Prairie View A&M   7 2     7 4  
Texas Southern   4 5     4 7  
Arkansas–Pine Bluff   1 8     1 10  
Championship: Grambling State 27, Alcorn State 20
December 3, 2016
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
  • *Southern ineligible for postseason due to APR violations
Rankings from STATS FCS Poll
2017 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
East
Alcorn State xy   5 2     7 5  
Alabama State   4 3     5 6  
Alabama A&M   3 4     4 7  
Jackson State   3 4     3 8  
Mississippi Valley State   1 6     2 9  
West
No. 16 Grambling State xy$   7 0     11 2  
Southern*   5 2     7 4  
Prairie View A&M   4 3     6 5  
Texas Southern   2 5     2 9  
Arkansas–Pine Bluff   1 6     2 9  
Championship: Grambling State 40, Alcorn State 32
December 2, 2017
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
  • *Southern ineligible for postseason due to APR violations
Rankings from STATS FCS Poll
2018 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
East Division
Alcorn State x$   6 1     9 3  
Alabama A&M   5 2     6 5  
Jackson State   4 3     5 5  
Alabama State   3 4     4 7  
Mississippi Valley State   1 6     1 10  
West Division
Southern xy   6 1     7 4  
Grambling State   4 3     6 5  
Prairie View A&M   4 3     5 6  
Texas Southern   1 6     2 9  
Arkansas–Pine Bluff   1 6     2 9  
Championship: Alcorn State 37, Southern 28
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
Rankings from STATS FCS Poll
2019 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
East Division
Alcorn State x$   6 1     9 4  
Alabama A&M   4 3     7 5  
Alabama State   4 3     5 6  
Jackson State   3 4     4 8  
Mississippi Valley State   1 6     2 9  
West Division
Southern x   6 1     8 5  
Prairie View A&M   4 3     6 5  
Grambling State   4 3     6 5  
Arkansas–Pine Bluff   3 4     6 5  
Texas Southern   0 7     0 11  
Championship: Alcorn State 39, Southern 24
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
2020 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
East Division
No. 24 Alabama A&M x$   3 0     5 0  
Alabama State   3 2     3 3  
Jackson State   3 2     4 3  
Mississippi Valley State   1 3     1 3  
West Division
Arkansas–Pine Bluff x   4 0     4 1  
Southern   4 1     5 1  
Prairie View A&M*   2 1     2 1  
Texas Southern   1 2     1 2  
Grambling State   0 4     0 4  
Championship: Alabama A&M 40, Arkansas–Pine Bluff 33
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • Note: The SWAC played a spring conference-only schedule (February–May 2021) due to COVID-19 pandemic. Alcorn State opted out of the spring season; all of their scheduled games were counted as forfeit wins for their opponents.
    * – Ineligible for FCS postseason play due to NCAA sanctions.
Rankings from STATS Poll
2021 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
East Division
No. 22 Jackson State x$   8 0     11 2  
No. 25 Florida A&M ^   7 1     9 3  
Alabama A&M   5 3     7 3  
Mississippi Valley State   3 5     4 7  
Alabama State   3 5     5 6  
Bethune–Cookman   2 6     2 9  
West Division
Prairie View A&M x   6 2     7 5  
Alcorn State   5 3     6 5  
Grambling State   3 5     4 7  
Southern   3 5     4 7  
Texas Southern   2 6     3 8  
Arkansas–Pine Bluff   1 7     2 9  
Championship: Jackson State 27, Prairie View A&M 10
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
  • ^ – FCS playoff participant
Rankings from STATS Poll

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