BALTIMORE -- Robert Council accounted for two touchdowns, including a go-ahead 7-yard TD pass to Nate Ingram with 26 seconds remaining, and Morgan State came from behind to defeat Hampton 30-27 Saturday.
Council also had a 1-yard TD run in the first quarter, and was 20 of 27 for 287 yards. Morgan St. (3-6, 3-2 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) jumped out to a 23-7 halftime lead, highlighted by a 93-yard kickoff return by Tubotein Taylor. Lamont Brown led the Bears on the ground with 19 carries for 92 yards, including an 11-yard TD run.
Hampton (3-6, 3-2) roared back on the ground in the second half with touchdown runs of 88, 31 and 58 to take a 27-23 lead with 10:33 remaining. Jorrian Washington rushed for 137 yards on 15 carries, including the 88-yard TD run. The Pirates rushed for 277 yards on 36 carries.
The loss snaps Hampton's three-game winning streak.
With only currently 75 bowl-eligible teams to fill 80 bowl berths, at least two bowls -- and maybe more -- will need teams with 5-7 records.
Nebraska, Michigan and Michigan State were among the Big Ten programs that had important prospects in for Rivalry Week.
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Deshaun Watson finished with over 380 total yards for the fifth straight game, and his clutch play on third down dashed South Carolina's upset hopes.
Alabama's workhorse back ground down rival Auburn, while Alex Collins and Leonard Fournette also helped drive their teams to victory in Week 13.
|North Carolina A&T||7-1||9-2|
|North Carolina Central||7-1||8-3|
|South Carolina State||6-2||7-4|