Scores

Final

Florida A&M 16

(3-6, 2-3 MEAC)

Norfolk State 6

(2-7, 2-3 MEAC)

2:00 PM ET, November 2, 2013

Price Stadium, NORFOLK, VA

1 2 3 4 T
FAMU 0 9 0 716
NORF 0 0 6 06

Top Performers

Passing: D. Fleming (FAMU) - 66 YDS, 1 INT

Rushing: R. Finch (NORF) - 23 CAR, 151 YDS

Receiving: L. Lennon (FAMU) - 3 REC, 48 YDS

Florida A&M beats Norfolk St. 16-6

Associated Press

NORFOLK, Va. -- James Owens and Damien Fleming each rushed for touchdowns as Florida A&M defeated Norfolk State 16-6 on Saturday.

Florida A&M (3-6, 2/3 Mid-Eastern Athletic) opened the game with a 10-play, 78-yard scoring drive, capped off by Damien Fleming's 27-yard score. The Rattlers added a safety 8 minutes later, taking a 9-0 lead.

Points came at a premium after the first quarter as both offenses struggled. Norfolk State (2-7, 2-3) got their only points when Lynden Trail forced a fumble and recovered it in the end zone. FAMU had a 9-6 lead following the missed extra point.

James Owens' 8-yard score with 1:11 to play iced the game for FAMU. Owens rushed for 89 yards on 18 carries while Fleming added 74 yards on 10 carries. Fleming also threw for 66 yards on 6-of-16 passing.

Rolandan Finch finished with 151 yards on 23 carries, pacing Norfolk State.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
FAMU
NORF
1st Downs1416
Total Yards253217
Passing7266
Rushing181151
Penalties11-976-50
3rd Down Conversions4-144-13
4th Down Conversions1-11-2
Turnovers23
Possession32:2227:38

Passing Leaders

Florida A&MC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Fleming6/16664.101
Norfolk StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Stokes2/12302.502

Rushing Leaders

Florida A&MCARYDSAVGTDLG
Owens18894.9123
Fleming10747.4127
Norfolk StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Finch231516.6032
Riddick5102.004

Receiving Leaders

Florida A&MRECYDSAVGTDLG
Lennon34816.0024
Harvey199.009
Norfolk StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Lewis11818.0018
Demps11818.0018

Scoring Summary

SECOND QUARTERFAMUNORF
TD13:09Damien Fleming 27 Yd Run (Chase Varnadore Kick) 70
SF05:32- Team Safety 90
THIRD QUARTERFAMUNORF
TD10:01Lynden Trail Fumble Recovery In End Zone (Pat Failed) 96
FOURTH QUARTERFAMUNORF
TD01:11James Owens 8 Yd Run (Chase Varnadore Kick) 166