Florida A&M 47, Savannah St. 7

Al-Terek McBurse rushed for 218 yards and three touchdowns as

Florida A&M defeated Savannah State 47-7 on Saturday night.

The Rattlers (4-3, 2-2 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) posted

their highest point total of the season while Savannah State was

held to a touchdown or less for the third time.

McBurse scored on runs of 5, 31 and 60 and yards for the

Rattlers, who rolled up 291 yards rushing and 448 yards total

offense. Damien Fleming scored on a 19-yard run to give the

Rattlers a 28-0 lead at halftime. Savannah State broke up the

shutout on a 38-yard run by Sheldon Barnes with 11:08 to play in

the third quarter.

Florida A&M has won three out of its past four games.

The Rattlers forced four turnovers, including three

interceptions, and limited the Tigers to 3 of 11 on third down

conversions.

Justin Babb rushed for 117 yards for the Tigers (1-6, 1-3).