Scores

Final

Delaware State 12

(0-1, 0-1 MEAC)

Florida A&M 21

(1-0, 1-0 MEAC)

6:00 PM ET, September 5, 2009

Bragg Memorial Stadium, Tallahassee, FL

1 2 3 4 T
DSU 0 6 0 612
FAMU 0 14 7 021

Top Performers

Passing: A. Glaud (DSU) - 188 YDS, 1 TD

Rushing: C. Pulley (FAMU) - 15 CAR, 196 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: I. West (FAMU) - 4 REC, 83 YDS

Florida A&,M 21, Delaware St. 12

Associated Press

TALLAHASEE, Fla. -- Curtis Pulley rushed for 196 yards to lead Florida A&M to a 21-12 victory over Delaware State on Saturday night.

The Rattlers (1-0, 1-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) rushed for 328 yards as a team and snapped a four-game losing streak to the Hornets (0-1, 0-1).

It was the Rattlers' second straight season-opening win.

Pulley had FAMU's longest run, a 47-yard touchdown jaunt, dancing around a handful of defenders at midfield, before breaking free and racing down the sideline to give the Rattlers a 21-6 lead in the third quarter.

Pulley also was 12 of 19 for 140 yards.

Delaware State quarterback Anthony Glaud, making his first start, was 17 of 32 for 188 yards and a first-half touchdown.

FAMU's Lonvontae Page added 61 yards and a touchdown on 20 carries, and Mykel Benson had a 1-yard touchdown run.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
DSU
FAMU
1st Downs1524
Total Yards274485
Passing188157
Rushing86328
Penalties5-4510-98
3rd Down Conversions5-136-11
4th Down Conversions1-10-0
Turnovers22
Possession24:3235:28

Passing Leaders

Delaware StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Glaud17/321885.910
Florida A&MC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Pulley12/191407.400

Rushing Leaders

Delaware StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Randall16543.4111
Glaud7192.7012
Florida A&MCARYDSAVGTDLG
Pulley1519613.1147
Rocker8648.0018

Receiving Leaders

Delaware StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Jackson7679.6019
Moore35117.0036
Florida A&MRECYDSAVGTDLG
West48320.8031
Page33210.7021

Scoring Summary

SECOND QUARTERDSUFAMU
TD10:08Mykel Benson 1 Yd Run (Trevor Scott Kick) 07
TD06:39Zacharri Charles 30 Yd Pass From Anthony Glaud (Pat Failed) 67
TD03:19Lonvontae Page 6 Yd Run (Trevor Scott Kick) 614
THIRD QUARTERDSUFAMU
TD10:36Curtis Pulley 47 Yd Run (Trevor Scott Kick) 621
FOURTH QUARTERDSUFAMU
TD12:52Jason Randall 4 Yd Run (Two-Point Conversion Failed) 1221