Scores

Final

Florida A&M 47

(4-3, 2-2 MEAC)

Savannah State 7

(1-6, 1-3 MEAC)

7:00 PM ET, October 15, 2011

T.A. Wright Stadium, Savannah, GA

1 2 3 4 T
FAMU 14 14 6 1347
SAV 0 0 7 07

Top Performers

Passing: D. Fleming (FAMU) - 83 YDS, 1 TD

Rushing: A. McBurse (FAMU) - 14 CAR, 218 YDS, 3 TD

Receiving: L. Lennon (FAMU) - 2 REC, 25 YDS, 1 TD

Florida A&,M 47, Savannah St. 7

Associated Press

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Al-Terek McBurse rushed for 218 yards and three touchdowns as Florida A&M defeated Savannah State 47-7 on Saturday night.

The Rattlers (4-3, 2-2 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) posted their highest point total of the season while Savannah State was held to a touchdown or less for the third time.

McBurse scored on runs of 5, 31 and 60 and yards for the Rattlers, who rolled up 291 yards rushing and 448 yards total offense. Damien Fleming scored on a 19-yard run to give the Rattlers a 28-0 lead at halftime. Savannah State broke up the shutout on a 38-yard run by Sheldon Barnes with 11:08 to play in the third quarter.

Florida A&M has won three out of its past four games.

The Rattlers forced four turnovers, including three interceptions, and limited the Tigers to 3 of 11 on third down conversions.

Justin Babb rushed for 117 yards for the Tigers (1-6, 1-3).

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Team Stat Comparison

 
FAMU
SAV
1st Downs2214
Total Yards448316
Passing157120
Rushing291196
Penalties12-8511-74
3rd Down Conversions8-123-11
4th Down Conversions0-01-1
Turnovers14
Possession31:5228:08

Passing Leaders

Florida A&MC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Fleming10/14835.910
Savannah StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Defilippis6/19975.103

Rushing Leaders

Florida A&MCARYDSAVGTDLG
McBurse1421815.6360
Page9353.9011
Savannah StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Babb1011711.7062
Barnes7618.7138

Receiving Leaders

Florida A&MRECYDSAVGTDLG
Tymes44411.0023
Elliott22713.5023
Savannah StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Cornelia25427.0037
Thomas22512.5013

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERFAMUSAV
TD10:48Lenworth Lennon 13 Yd Pass From Damien Fleming (Trevor Scott Kick) 70
TD02:06Al-Terek McBurse 5 Yd Run (Trevor Scott Kick) 140
SECOND QUARTERFAMUSAV
TD05:15Al-Terek McBurse 60 Yd Run (Trevor Scott Kick) 210
TD00:37Damien Fleming 19 Yd Run (Trevor Scott Kick) 280
THIRD QUARTERFAMUSAV
TD11:09Sheldon Barnes 38 Yd Run (Derek Williams Kick) 287
TD06:33Al-Terek McBurse 31 Yd Run (Two-Point Conversion Failed) 347
FOURTH QUARTERFAMUSAV
TD05:30Edmond Baker 16 Yd Pass From Austin Trainor (Two-Point Conversion Failed) 407
TD00:52Eddie Rocker 5 Yd Run (Trevor Scott Kick) 477