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.
GameDay 100: Back in 1980, Georgia WR Lindsay Scott took off on a 92-yard catch-and-run in the final seconds of the game to lift the Bulldogs to a 26-21 victory over the Gators.
DL Hercules Mata'afa, LB Peyton Pelluer and SS Shalom Luani have the Cougars' defense headed in the right direction.
Most of the coaches in the ACC elected to stay out of satellite camp season, believing they had little to gain.
Oregon wide receiver and track start Devon Allen, who will attempt to make the U.S. Olympic team, leads a list of elite speedsters in the conference.
BYU is eager to leave independence behind and join a Power 5 conference, but it won't change its longstanding policy of not playing on Sundays, athletic director Tom Holmoe said Thursday.
Today in the archives: we had to narrow down Bo Jackson's clip reel to just his college football highlights.
|North Carolina A&T||7-1||10-2|
|North Carolina Central||7-1||8-3|
|South Carolina State||6-2||7-4|