Robinson's 2-yard scoring run early in the second quarter gave Charleston Southern (4-0) the lead. The Norfolk State Spartans (0-3) came back to score on a 1-yard pass from Omari Timmons to Ryan Wade. The point after was blocked.
The defenses took control until late in the third quarter when Nathan Prater scored on a 24-yard pass play from Malcolm Dixon to put Charleston Southern up 14-6. Norfolk State got close again in the fourth quarter when Je'Ron Stokes gathered in a 10-yard touchdown pass from Tyler Clark. The two-point conversion try failed.
The Charleston Southern defense added the clinching touchdown when Dyland Black caused Norfolk State's Tyler Clark to fumble in the end zone. Black recovered the fumble for the score.
Rice senior running back Luke Turner offered a powerful reminder Saturday of how strong the coach-player relationship can be.
A strong finish lands the Rebels behind the Crimson Tide, who get fading Florida in the SEC championship game with a playoff berth within reach.
Clemson and North Carolina lead the pack, but how do the rest of the ACC rankings look after the last week of the regular season?
Stanford sits atop the Pac-12 Power Rankings after knocking off No. 6 Notre Dame on Saturday night.
The Iowa Hawkeyes and Michigan State Spartans will settle the top of the power rankings on the field this Saturday.
Oklahoma established itself as the best in the Big 12, but teams 2-4 were a little harder to figure out.
|North Carolina A&T||7-1||9-2|
|North Carolina Central||7-1||8-3|
|South Carolina State||6-2||7-4|