GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Dominique Drake scored on a 1-yard yard with 1:15 to play as North Carolina A&T held off Elon 23-10 Saturday night.
Nursing a six-point lead built on three Cody Jones field goals, the Aggies (2-0) went on a 13-play, 80-yard drive that chewed up 6:38 to clinch the win over the Phoenix (1-2).
Though NC A&T had the upper hand, including a 10-minute advantage in time of possession, Elon pulled within 16-10 when Mike Quinn hit Tracey Coppedge for a 41-yard score late in the third quarter. Quinn finished 25 of 46 for 295 yards.
Kindle was 20 of 38 for 288 yards, including a 60-yard strike to Demonta Brown for the only TD in the first half as the Aggies built a 13-3 lead.
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.
|William & Mary||6-2||9-4|
|North Carolina A&T||7-1||10-2|
|North Carolina Central||7-1||8-3|
|South Carolina State||6-2||7-4|