ORANGEBURG, SC -- Richard Cue ran for one score and threw for another and South Carolina State won 25-21 when Florida A&M University fumbled the ball away on the game's final drive.
Cue was 13 of 25 for 186 yards passing, including a 28-yard TD pass to Dennis Roe. Mariel Cooper returned a punt 25 yards for a score for the Bulldogs (7-3, 5-1 Mid-Eastern Athletic conference).
Nick Belcher kicked a 26-yard field goal in the third quarter and a 28-yarder in the fourth to give SC State a 25-21 edge. The Rattlers (3-7, 2-4, MEAC) were threatening in the final seconds when they fumbled the ball away.
It was the teams' 55th meeting, with the Rattlers leading the series 31-22-2.
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|North Carolina A&T||7-1||10-2|
|North Carolina Central||7-1||8-3|
|South Carolina State||6-2||7-4|