TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Jalen Simmons scored the winning touchdown from the 7-yard line in overtime to lead South Carolina State to a 27-20 victory against Florida A&M in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference game Saturday night.
Simmons had a career-high 24 carries for 144 yards for the Bulldogs (3-5, 2-3), who snapped a two-game losing streak.
The Rattlers (3-5, 3-2) rallied with 13 fourth-quarter points.
Damien Fleming pulled the Rattlers to 17-13 with a 4-yard touchdown pass to Lenworth Lennon, and backup Tyler Bass tied the game at 20-20 with a 42-yard pass to running back James Owens with 2:37 left in regulation. Owens caught seven passes for 88 yards.
Florida A&M leads the series 31-19-2.
Oklahoma offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley, 32, is a candidate for South Carolina's head-coaching job, sources told ESPN.com
Scott Frost, who was hired as head coach at UCF on Tuesday, will inherit an offense that averaged a dismal 268.4 yards per game this season.
After surviving the Les Miles telenovela, which landed LSU's big cigars at No. 5, we're left to ponder who can claim the Bottom 10 title.
Kirk Herbstreit believes that No. 10 North Carolina will not make the jump into the top four of the final College Football Playoff rankings.
SEC Network's Matt Stinchcomb and Clint Stoerner discuss whether or not Alabama defensive coordinator Kirby Smart will be a good fit as Georgia head coach.
Booger McFarland discusses whether North Carolina can sneak into the top four of the College Football Playoff rakings if they beat Clemson and if teams that are done could crash the party.
|North Carolina A&T||7-1||9-2|
|North Carolina Central||7-1||8-3|
|South Carolina State||6-2||7-4|