ORANGEBURG, S.C. -- Lavante Page scored a pair of 3-yard touchdown runs in the fourth quarter, including the game-winner with 2:31 left to play to lead Florida A&M in a 27-24 win over South Carolina State on Saturday.
The Rattlers (5-3, 3-2 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) then stopped the Bulldogs for a four-and-out and Page, who finished with 27 rushing yards, carried the ball three more times as FAMU ran out the clock on the game's final possession.
The Bulldogs (4-4, 3-2) led 24-13 after three quarters, but FAMU completed the comeback by possessing the ball for 12:23 in the fourth quarter.
Damien Fleming led the Rattlers through the air, completing 34 of 40 for 297 yards and a touchdown.
FAMU outgained South Carolina State 439-299 on offense and was 10 of 18 on third-down conversions. The Bulldogs were just 2 of 10 on third down.
This spring might not have answered many questions, but it was a stepping stone for Auburn on its quest to turn things around.
Which Pac-12 schools are likely to feature a 1,000-yard rusher in 2016? Oregon, Stanford, USC and Washington are among the strong bets.
Desmond King's ability to break up passes and create turnovers makes him Iowa's most indispensable player.
Mark Richt says it's refreshing to return to Miami, where he played, and he's enjoying the progress of talented QB Brad Kaaya.
As new Illinois coach Lovie Smith shifts from the spread, no-huddle attack to a more pro-style approach, he will lean heavily on QB Wes Lunt.
It's Austin Allen's turn to lead the Razorbacks and he inherits a group of receivers that looks to be a strength in 2016.
|North Carolina A&T||7-1||10-2|
|North Carolina Central||7-1||8-3|
|South Carolina State||6-2||7-4|