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.
Legree was 18 of 38 passing for 299 yards, and Brown finished with eight catches for 141 yards.