HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Clayton Moore threw for two touchdowns and 311 yards to lead Jackson State to a 26-20 come-from-behind win over Alabama A&M Saturday.
Zach Pendleton was his main target, pulling in 9 catches for 193 yards.
Alabama A&M (3-7, 4-5 Southwestern Athletic Conference) jumped out to a 13-0 lead on a Lee Jaymason to Montauri Smith 24-yard scoring strike and field goals of 32 and 21 yards by Cesar Ramon. Jackson State (8-2, 8-0) tied the score 13-13 early in the third quarter on a 23-yard touchdown pass from Moore to Mich Perkins and Ryan Deising's two field goals from the 20.
The Tigers took their first lead 20-13 early in the third when Moore hit Tobi Singleton on a 24-yard touchdown pass.
Lee passed to Smith from the 1 to tighten the score to 26-20 with 1:16 remaining in the game. The ensuing onside kick was recovered by Jackson State.
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After surviving the Les Miles telenovela, which landed LSU's big cigars at No. 5, we're left to ponder who can claim the Bottom 10 title.
Kirk Herbstreit believes that No. 10 North Carolina will not make the jump into the top four of the final College Football Playoff rankings.
SEC Network's Matt Stinchcomb and Clint Stoerner discuss whether or not Alabama defensive coordinator Kirby Smart will be a good fit as Georgia head coach.
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