(5-5, 4-3 MEAC)
(7-3, 6-1 MEAC)
3:00 PM ET, November 13, 2010
Bragg Memorial Stadium, Tallahassee, FL
Passing: D. Legree (HAMP) - 299 YDS, 1 TD, 2 INT
Rushing: P. Sylvester (FAMU) - 24 CAR, 129 YDS, 1 TD
Receiving: J. Brown (HAMP) - 8 REC, 141 YDS, 1 TD
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Philip Sylvester rushed for 129 yards and a touchdown Saturday, and Florida A&M held on for a 17-12 win over Hampton.
Sylvester's 79-yard touchdown run gave the Rattlers (7-3, 6-1 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) a 7-0 lead less than five minutes into the game.
Austin Trainor scored on a 5-yard run that put the Rattlers ahead 14-3 with 11:26 left in the first half, and Trevor Scott added a 25-yard field goal with six seconds left for a 17-6 lead.
Trainor was 14 of 31 passing for 156 yards for the Rattlers, who are tied for second in the conference with South Carolina State and play first-place Bethune-Cookman next Saturday.
Hampton (5-5, 4-3) closed to within five, 17-12, when Javaris Brown scored on a 22-yard pass from David Legree with 9:28 left.
Legree was 18 of 38 passing for 299 yards, and Brown finished with eight catches for 141 yards.