GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Phil Sylvester scored on a 14-yard run in overtime to give Florida A&M a 22-19 victory over North Carolina A&T in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference play on Saturday.
The touchdown run by Sylvester came after the Rattlers (6-3, 5-1) held North Carolina A&T to a 21-yard field goal on the opening possession of the overtime period.
The Aggies (1-9, 1-6) held a 16-13 lead in the third, but a 46-yard field goal from Florida A&M kicker Trevor Scott tied the score at 16.
North Carolina A&T jumped out to a 13-7 lead in the first quarter after a 5-yard touchdown run by George Hines and a 12-yard fumble recovery for a score by Vernon White.
Florida A&M dominated the time of possession as the Rattlers held the ball for 38:32 and allowed only 60 yards rushing by the Aggies.
Sylvester had a game-high 110 yards rushing on 32 carries to go along with the game-winning score.
The Florida Gators will start Treon Harris at quarterback in Saturday's opener vs. New Mexico State over redshirt freshman Will Grier, coach Jim McElwain said Tuesday.
Baylor University has hired a Philadelphia law firm to independently investigate the university's handling of sexual assault complaints, including one against defensive end Sam Ukwuachu.
Oregon State and former coach Mike Riley face a federal Title IX lawsuit filed by a woman who said she was raped as a result of the coach's failure to correct a sexually violent culture.
James Madison players will wear decals on their helmets during Saturday's season-opening game in memory of the two journalists who were killed during a live television broadcast.
Los Angeles prosecutors have charged a man in connection with the theft of the University of Southern California's copy of O.J. Simpson's Heisman Trophy more than 20 years ago.
Former running back Lawrence Phillips has been charged with first-degree murder in the April death of his cellmate at Kern Valley State Prison.