Tennessee State Stays Unbeaten With Win Over #16 Eastern Kentucky
Michael Germain's one-yard touchdown dive with eight seconds left gave 24th ranked Tennessee State a 23-20 win over #16 Eastern Kentucky, keeping the Big Blue Tigers undefeated at 6-0 on the season.
Tennessee State, the number one ranked historically black college football team in the nation, was down 20-10 in the fourth quarter. Running back Trabis Ward capped a 72-yard Tiger drive with a three-yard touchdown run. The Tigers missed the extra point, but stopped the EKU offense on their next drive.
Germain led the Tigers 68 yards over the next 2:24 seconds, ending with his touchdown run to give TSU the win.
Germain finished with 228 yards passing while Ward moved up to fourth on TSU's all-time rushing list with 113 yards on the ground.
Deaunte Mason's Four Touchdowns Leads Unbeaten Alabama A&M Over Mississippi Valley
Deaunte Mason threw for two touchdowns and ran for another two and the SWAC's stingiest defense clamped down as Alabama A&M routed Mississippi Valley State 35-0 to stay unbeaten.
Mason had thrown for three scores and ran for two in each of the three games before Saturday's contest. Against Mississippi Valley, the Bulldogs didnt need the extra TD.
Mason ran a touchdown and added a 31-yard touchdown pass to lead the Bulldogs to a 21-0 halftime lead. He added another rushing touchdown and touchdown pass to secure the win. Mason has accounted for 19 touchdowns already this season and hasn't thrown an interception.
Alabama A&M continues their dream season, with the Bulldogs 6-0 for the first time since 1966. The Bulldogs host Alcorn State next weekend for Alabama A&M's homecoming weekend.
Kam Smith Throws for Five TDs in Winston Salem's Rout of Johnson C. Smith
Winston Salem State didnt even need starting quarterback in the second half against Johnson C. Smith.
That's how dominant the Rams were in trouncing Johnson C. Smith 63-7 Saturday in Charlotte.
Winston Salem quarterback Kam Smith threw five touchdown passes and 259 yards in the first half and then sat out the final two quarters as the Rams ran their record to 6-0 on the season. Winston Salem State is ranked fourth among all Division II teams in the country.
Scores from This Weekend
Alabama State 45, Texas Southern 0
Alabama A&M 35, Mississippi Valley State 0
Alcorn State 20, Southern 17
Arkansas-Pine Bluff 34, Jackson State 24
Prairie View 31, Grambling 14
Howard 17, Florida A&M 10
Bethune Cookman 28, North Carolina A&T 12
Morgan State 45, Savannah State 6
North Carolina Central 40, South Carolina State 10
Delaware State 20, Norfolk State 17
Albany State 36, Lane 14
Stillman 24, Benedict 19
Tuskegee 21, Morehouse 14
Miles 28, Clark Atlanta 7
Fort Valley State 36, Kentucky State 6
Virginia State 28, Elizabeth City State 17
Shaw 45, Fayetteville State 28
Virginia Union 61, Lincoln 13
St. Augustine's 32, Livingstone 27
Winston Salem State 63, Johnson C. Smith 7
Bowie State 35, Chowan 31
INDEPENDENTS AND OTHER CONFERENCES
Tennessee State 23, Eastern Kentucky 20
Missouri University of Science & Technology 27, Central State 21