Scores

Final

Florida A&M 27

(5-3, 3-2 MEAC)

S Carolina St 24

(4-4, 3-2 MEAC)

1:30 PM ET, October 22, 2011

Oliver C. Dawson Stadium, Orangeburg, SC

1 2 3 4 T
FAMU 3 10 0 1427
SCST 0 17 7 024

Top Performers

Passing: D. Fleming (FAMU) - 297 YDS, 1 TD

Rushing: A. Jordan (SCST) - 8 CAR, 88 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: B. Tyms (FAMU) - 6 REC, 84 YDS, 1 TD

Florida A&,M 27, SC State 24

Associated Press

ORANGEBURG, S.C. -- Lavante Page scored a pair of 3-yard touchdown runs in the fourth quarter, including the game-winner with 2:31 left to play to lead Florida A&M in a 27-24 win over South Carolina State on Saturday.

The Rattlers (5-3, 3-2 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) then stopped the Bulldogs for a four-and-out and Page, who finished with 27 rushing yards, carried the ball three more times as FAMU ran out the clock on the game's final possession.

The Bulldogs (4-4, 3-2) led 24-13 after three quarters, but FAMU completed the comeback by possessing the ball for 12:23 in the fourth quarter.

Damien Fleming led the Rattlers through the air, completing 34 of 40 for 297 yards and a touchdown.

FAMU outgained South Carolina State 439-299 on offense and was 10 of 18 on third-down conversions. The Bulldogs were just 2 of 10 on third down.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
FAMU
SCST
1st Downs2615
Total Yards439299
Passing297121
Rushing142178
Penalties9-8711-96
3rd Down Conversions10-182-10
4th Down Conversions1-10-2
Turnovers00
Possession43:4316:17

Passing Leaders

Florida A&MC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Fleming34/402977.410
South Carolina StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Cue12/241215.000

Rushing Leaders

Florida A&MCARYDSAVGTDLG
Rocker7547.7020
McBurse12423.5013
South Carolina StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Jordan88811.0146
Cue7639.0142

Receiving Leaders

Florida A&MRECYDSAVGTDLG
Tyms68414.0125
Elliott57815.6023
South Carolina StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
McDonald44310.8015
Jordan22512.5021

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERFAMUSCST
FG02:20Trevor Scott 24 Yd 30
SECOND QUARTERFAMUSCST
TD11:46Richard Cue 12 Yd Run (Blake Erickson Kick) 37
TD10:35Darius Drummond 68 Yd Punt Return (Blake Erickson Kick) 314
FG06:27Trevor Scott 25 Yd 614
FG04:28Blake Erickson 46 Yd 617
TD01:16Brian Tyms 6 Yd Pass From Damien Fleming (Trevor Scott Kick) 1317
THIRD QUARTERFAMUSCST
TD12:53Asheton Jordan 46 Yd Run (Blake Erickson Kick) 1324
FOURTH QUARTERFAMUSCST
TD08:35Lavante Page 3 Yd Run (Trevor Scott Kick) 2024
TD02:31Lavante Page 3 Yd Run (Trevor Scott Kick) 2724