DOVER, Del. -- Florida A&M's Damien Fleming passed for 399 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Rattlers past Delaware State 24-22 on Saturday.
The Rattlers (2-2, 2-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) has won the past four meetings between the teams and lead the series 22-8.
Travis Harvey was Fleming's principal target, catching 12 passes for 122 yards and two touchdowns for Florida A&M. The Rattlers, who dominated time of possession 35:37 to 24:23, outgained the Hornets (1-3, 0-1) 519 yards to 341 and punted only once.
Dae-Hon Cheung carried most of the load for Delaware State, running 18 times for 136 yards and two touchdowns. Travis Tarpley caught 10 passes for 129 yards. The Hornets played Cincinnati tough last week, forcing six turnovers in a 20-7 loss.
Florida A&M defeated Hampton 44-20 in its MEAC opener in Tallahassee, Fla., last week.
Former Blinn College coach Brad Franchione describes Panthers star Cam Newton's transformation from playing at the junior college in 2009 to playing in Super Bowl 50.
North Carolina inked the No. 34-ranked recruiting class in the 2016 cycle with one ESPN 300 (Tomon Fox) and four more four-stars. The class of 2017 is well on the way to besting the 2016 class with four ESPN Jr300 verbals less than one week after signing day with the most recent being in state receiver Ryan Jones Friday.
Oregon running back Thomas Tyner has decided to take a medical retirement after sitting out all of last season because of a shoulder injury.
It hasn't been an easy road at USC for Pat Haden, the former Trojans quarterback turned athletic director, but at 63, he's earned the right to relax.
Readers want to know about all "downer" material, Iowa cutting ties with Stanford and an inherent southern bias in recruiting rankings.
What did we learn from the Big 12 conference sessions this week? Jake Trotter sorts it out in this edition of the mailbag.
|North Carolina A&T||7-1||10-2|
|North Carolina Central||7-1||8-3|
|South Carolina State||6-2||7-4|