INDIANAPOLIS -- Dante Thomas rushed for 146 yards and two touchdowns and Preston Brown ran for 145 yards and a score as Tennessee State beat North Carolina A&T 37-7 in the Circle City Classic on Saturday.
In a game at Lucas Oil Stadium, the Tigers (3-2) broke a four-game losing streak against the Aggies (0-5).
Tennessee State outgained North Carolina A&T 521-213 and took control of the game in the third quarter.
After a Tigers interception, Thomas ran 23 yards for a touchdown to make the score 24-7. Another Thomas TD, a 1-yarder, gave Tennessee State a 24-point cushion as the quarter ended.