Scores

Final

Florida A&M 45

(7-3, 3-3 MEAC)

N Carolina A&T 7

(3-8, 1-6 MEAC)

1:30 PM ET, November 8, 2008

Aggie Memorial Stadium, Las Cruces, NM

1 2 3 4 T
FAMU 14 14 10 745
NCAT 7 0 0 07

Top Performers

Passing: C. Pulley (FAMU) - 201 YDS, 3 TD

Rushing: D. Henry (FAMU) - 7 CAR, 40 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: K. Elliott (FAMU) - 6 REC, 93 YDS, 1 TD

Florida A&,M 45, N. Carolina A&,T 7

Associated Press

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Curtis Pulley threw three touchdown passes to lead Florida A&M to a 45-7 win against North Carolina A&T on Saturday.

Pulley completed 14 of 28 passes for 201 yards for the Rattlers (7-3, The Rattlers (7-3, 3-3 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) outgained the Aggies (3-8, 1-6) 283-102, and capitalized on four turnovers en route to the victory.

The Aggies took a 7-0 lead in first quarter when Carlton Fears scored on a 5-yard run.

But Curtis Pulley, who was 14 of 28 for 201 yards, connected with Adrian Smith on a 17-yard score and Kevin Elliott on a 30-yard pass to put the Rattlers ahead 14-7 in the first.

LeRoy Vann, who totaled 108 punt return yards, scored on a 61-yard punt return in the second. A 1-yard rushing score by Lonvontae Page to give Florida A&M a 28-7 lead at halftime.

Pulley hit Javares Knight on a 37-yard score to open the third, and Demitric Henry had 16-yard rushing score in the fourth for Florida A&M.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
FAMU
NCAT
1st Downs178
Total Yards283102
Passing21446
Rushing6956
Penalties4-277-54
3rd Down Conversions6-144-17
4th Down Conversions1-12-2
Turnovers24
Possession26:5433:06

Passing Leaders

Florida A&MC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Pulley14/282017.230
North Carolina A&TC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Fears5/22251.102

Rushing Leaders

Florida A&MCARYDSAVGTDLG
Henry7405.7116
Sylvester11201.8010
North Carolina A&TCARYDSAVGTDLG
Clement13737.0037
Tomlin8121.505

Receiving Leaders

Florida A&MRECYDSAVGTDLG
Elliott69315.5130
West44611.5016
North Carolina A&TRECYDSAVGTDLG
Long12121.0021
Dawson12020.0020

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERFAMUNCAT
TD11:56Carlton Fears 5 Yd Run (Eric Houston Kick) 07
TD08:34Adrian Smith 17 Yd Pass From Curtis Pulley (Trevor Scott Kick) 77
TD06:46Kevin Elliott 30 Yd Pass From Curtis Pulley (Trevor Scott Kick) 147
SECOND QUARTERFAMUNCAT
TD11:22LeRoy Vann 61 Yd Punt Return (Trevor Scott Kick) 217
TD00:45Lonvontae Page 1 Yd Run (Trevor Scott Kick) 287
THIRD QUARTERFAMUNCAT
TD07:36Javares Knight 37 Yd Pass From Curtis Pulley (Trevor Scott Kick) 357
FG00:14Trevor Scott 24 Yd 387
FOURTH QUARTERFAMUNCAT
TD02:25Demitric Henry 16 Yd Run (Trevor Scott Kick) 457