Hansen's 15-yard scoring pass to Johnson with 37 seconds left in the first half gave the Spartans (8-3) a 16-13 lead. The pair connected again on a 21-yard play in the third quarter, capping a 10-play, 69-yard drive.
Johnson finished with seven receptions for 116 yards. Hansen was 24-of-41 for 221 yards.
Monte Purvis of Winston-Salem State (6-5) ran for a 12-yard touchdown and threw a 34-yard scoring pass to Bryant Bayne, who had three receptions for 54 yards. Purvis had 71 yards on 16 carries and was 6-of-15 for 88 yards passing.
William Haynes had a 24-yard fumble return for a touchdown for the Rams, and Daryl Jones scored on a 1-yard run for Norfolk State.
AP's Ralph Russo joins The Paul Finebaum Show to break down what could happen if the Big 12 extends its conference.
Hall of Fame RB Eric Dickerson joins Highly Questionable to share the craziest offers he received while being recruited by colleges, as well as recounts why he decommitted from Oklahoma to go to SMU.
With so many departures and holes to fill across the division, no team is in great shape at linebacker.
ESPN'S KC Joyner joins The Paul Finebaum Show to give his take on the Rebels' strength of schedule and impact of replacing important starters.
Wisconsin gets LSU at Lambeau Field and a win would provide a big leap for the Badgers; the West is wide open and will come down to the final week.
In 2006, coach Gary Pinkel and QB Chase Daniel were beginning a run that would see the Tigers win Big 12 North Division titles in 2007 and 2008.
|Elizabeth City State||2-5||5-5|
|Johnson C Smith||3-4||4-6|
|North Carolina A&T||7-1||10-2|
|North Carolina Central||7-1||8-3|
|South Carolina State||6-2||7-4|