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