Scores

Final

Florida A&M 34

(2-0, 1-0 away)

Winston-Salem 10

(0-2, 0-2 home)

Coverage: ESPNU

7:30 PM ET, September 10, 2009

Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-salem, NC

1 2 3 4 T
FAMU 7 7 14 634
WSSU 3 0 7 010

Top Performers

Passing: C. Pulley (FAMU) - 209 YDS, 3 TD

Rushing: C. Hickman (WSSU) - 17 CAR, 67 YDS

Receiving: K. Elliott (FAMU) - 6 REC, 86 YDS, 1 TD

Florida A&,M 34, Winston-Salem 10

Associated Press

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Curtis Pulley threw for three touchdowns and LeRoy Vann had two punt returns for scores to lead Florida A&M to a 34-10 win over Winston-Salem on Thursday night.

Pulley completed 17 of 21 passes for 209 yards for the Rattlers (2-0), who never trailed in the game. Florida A&M took a 21-3 lead in the third quarter after Vann scored on punt returns of 95 and 80 yards.

Kevin Elliott caught six passes for 86 yards and a touchdown for the Rattlers. Issac West also had 80 yards receiving on six catches and a score.

Branden Williams was 14 of 21 for 129 yards, including a 17-yard passing score to Dominique Fitzgerald for the Rams (0-2) in the third. Cedrick Hickman led Winston-Salem with 67 yards rushing on 17 carries.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
FAMU
WSSU
1st Downs1415
Total Yards291218
Passing209135
Rushing8283
Penalties8-687-53
3rd Down Conversions7-128-16
4th Down Conversions1-20-1
Turnovers10
Possession28:1831:42

Passing Leaders

Florida A&MC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Pulley17/2120910.030
Winston-SalemC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Williams14/211296.110

Rushing Leaders

Florida A&MCARYDSAVGTDLG
Pulley10343.4012
Rocker12302.507
Winston-SalemCARYDSAVGTDLG
Hickman17673.9014
Ahola Jr8232.9016

Receiving Leaders

Florida A&MRECYDSAVGTDLG
Elliott68614.3147
West68013.3122
Winston-SalemRECYDSAVGTDLG
Fitzgerald35117.0119
Whidbee13232.0032

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERFAMUWSSU
TD08:22Kevin Elliott 4 Yd Pass From Curtis Pulley (Trevor Scott Kick) 70
FG03:19Landen Thayer 20 Yd 73
SECOND QUARTERFAMUWSSU
TD09:11LeRoy Vann 95 Yd Punt Return (Trevor Scott Kick) 143
THIRD QUARTERFAMUWSSU
TD07:47LeRoy Vann 80 Yd Punt Return (Trevor Scott Kick) 213
TD02:59Dominique Fitzgerald 17 Yd Pass From Branden Williams (Landen Thayer Kick) 2110
TD00:05Isaac West 22 Yd Pass From Curtis Pulley (Trevor Scott Kick) 2810
FOURTH QUARTERFAMUWSSU
TD01:04Max Purcell 3 Yd Pass From Curtis Pulley (Pat Failed) 3410