North Carolina A&T beats Florida A&M 20-13 in OT
Tarik Cohen’s touchdown in overtime – his third scored – lifted
North Carolina A&T over Florida A&M 20-13 in a Mid-Eastern
Athletic Conference contest on Saturday.
Cohen ran for 210 yards on 32 carries for N.C. A&T (4-3,
2-3), which broke a three-game losing streak.
At the start of the second quarter, Cohen busted through the
line of Florida A&M (2-6, 1-3) for nine yards to give the
Aggies an early lead. The Rattlers got a pick-six from Shaun Ward
in the third quarter to tie it. Cohen then took a trick play for 27
yards to re-take the lead, but the extra point failed.
Damien Fleming hit Dewayne Harvey for an 8-yard score with 19
seconds left for the Rattlers, but the game-winning extra point was
In overtime, Cohen punched it in from eight yards out, while
Fleming was intercepted on A&M’s possession to ensure an Aggie