TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Tim Broughton rushed for 124 yards and a touchdown to give Tennessee State their first victory of the season with a 27-7 win over Florida A&M.
The Tennessee State defense harassed the Rattlers all day, holding them to just 156 yards of offense, forcing two turnovers and keeping them only 2 of 12 on third-down conversions. Tigers' safety David Van Dyke intercepted a Damien Fleming pass on the first possession of the game and returned the ball 46-yards for a Tennessee State touchdown. The Tigers never looked back.
The Rattlers' lone score was a Damien Fleming 36-yard touchdown pass to Lenworth Lennon early in the second quarter.
Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher hopes quarterback Sean Maguire is ready to go full speed by the middle of June.
Graduate transfer quarterback Davis Webb has officially joined California, giving the Golden Bears an experienced option to replace No. 1 overall NFL draft pick Jared Goff.
First-year football coach Dino Babers, hired by former Syracuse AD Mark Coyle, is on the committee that will search for Coyle's replacement.
Hugh Freeze has some major holes to fill on offense with the departures of Laremy Tunsil and Laquon Treadwell, but there is Chady Kelly and good depth.
After transferring in from Montana State, Dakota Prukop has a checklist he's working from as he prepares to compete for the Oregon job.
The destination for Week 6 of the Big 12 Ultimate Road Trip is unanimous, as all three conference reporters would head to the Red River Rivalry.
|Southeast Missouri State||3-4||4-7|
|North Carolina A&T||7-1||10-2|
|North Carolina Central||7-1||8-3|
|South Carolina State||6-2||7-4|