Monday, September 22, 2014

Winston-Salem State Holds Off Tuskegee; Late Field Goal Gives Morgan State 38-35 Win Over Howard; Scores of Every HBCU Football Game From Saturday

Winston-Salem State's Bronson Green runs around end for the Rams.  (photo by Lauren Carroll/Winston-Salem Journal)
In a tough battle between two of Division II HBCU football's top programs, Winston-Salem State's second-half surge held off Tuskegee 24-13.

After going in tied at ten at halfime, Winston-Salem State got touchdown runs from Philip Sims and Maurice Lewis.  Lewis' fourth quarter TD, which put the game out of reach, was buoyed by his 48 yard reception earlier in the drive.

Sims threw for 151 yards to go with his TD run, while starting QB Rudy Johnson added another 122 yards in the air.

Winston-Salem State (2-1, 1-0 CIAA) hosts Elizabeth City State Saturday while Tuskegee (1-2)

Chris Moller's Field Goal Lifts Morgan State to 38-35 Win Over Howard

Morgan State's Herb Walker Jr. celebrates during the Bears win over Howard. (photo by Ken Goldfield/New York Daily News)
Chris Moller's 38-yard field goal with 28 seconds remaining helped Morgan State hold off Howard 38-35 in the New York Urban League Classic Saturday.

In a game between two evenly matched 1-2 MEAC teams, Howard rallied in the fourth quarter, scoring two touchdowns - one on a Greg McGhee run and another run by William Parker - to tie the game 35-35 with 2:27 minutes left.

But the Bears drove 38 yards in 8 plays, erasing a 1:53 off the clock, to set Moller up for his successful kick.

Morgan State quarterback Robert Council passed for 168 yards and 2 TDs and added 90 yards rushing and another score.  Running back  Herb Walker Jr. added 141 yards and two touchdowns on the ground.   Howard was again led by McGhee who passed for 229 and rushed for 74 yards and three touchdowns.

Resurgent Morgan State (2-2, 1-0 MEAC) goes to Norfolk State next weekend while Howard (1-3, 0-1 MEAC hosts North Carolina A&T.


Morehouse 43, Central State 9 (Monquavious Johnson threw for 403 yards and four touchdowns, three to receiver Devon Mann who had 203 yards on the day. Lake McGuffie added 131 yards receiving and a touchdown)

Virginia State 16, Kentucky State 13 (Tarian Ayers had 248 yards and a touchdown passing as VSU got its first win of the season. Terry Horton had 14 tackles for Kentucky State while Vincent Edwards added 13)

Fort Valley State 19, Clark Atlanta 18 (CAU couldn't hold a 12-6 lead heading into the fourth quarter as Otis Brown ran 46 yards for a touchdown and threw a 14-yard TD pass to give Fort Valley the win.

Lane 18, Paine 16 (Paine outgained Lane and outscored the Lane offense.  But a Craig Drummond 52-yard interception return for a touchdown lifted Lane and gave winless Paine their third straight close loss)

Stillman 37, St. Augustine's 19 (Stillman's 24 unanswered points through the second and third quarters broke a 13-all tie to pull them away for the win. St. Aug's Roderick Davenport rushed for 178 yards in the loss)


Grambling 40, Jackson State 35 (Grambling earned their first win of the season as Stephen Johnson threw three TDs.  Two La Montiez Ivy fourth-quarter touchdown passes were enough to rally J-State, who is now 1-3)

Southern 34, Prairie View A&M 24 (Lenard Tillery rushed for 135 yards and a TD as Southern even their record to 2-2. Jerry Lovelock passed for 244 yards and a touchdown and Johnta Hebert added 133 yards rushing, including a 61 yard touchdown run, to lead PVAM)

Texas Southern 45, Alabama A&M 23 (Daveonn Porter rushed for 123 yards and touchdown while quarterbacks Jamal Small and Homer Causey combined for 225 yards and three TDs in the air to lead TSU to their fourth win)

Alcorn State 52, Mississippi Valley State 9 (Quarterback John Gibbs Jr. threw for 141 yards and two TDs and added 57 yards and another touchdown on the ground for the Braves. Alex Baker and Darryan Ragsdale each added two touchdowns rushing in the rout)


Shaw 20, UNC Pembroke 19 (Shaw's 20 unanswered second half points, mainly from Trey Folston's two touchdowns, erased a 17-0 halftime deficit)

Virginia Union 25, Fayetteville State 13 (Jussie York's 40-yard TD pass and Jerome Robinson's 60 yard touchdown run caped a 13-point second half to seal the win. Fayetteville State was held to 11 yards rushing on the day)

Benedict 20, Elizabeth City State 19 (Cameron Stover threw an 8-yard touchdown pass to Tyquan Bazemore with no time remaining for the win.  It capped a 13-point fourth quarter Benedict comeback)

Concord 37, Bowie State 34 (Down 31-0 early in the third quarter, Bowie State scored 34 points over the final 28 minutes of the game.  But Concord's fourth quarter TD proved to be enough for the win)


Buffalo 36, Norfolk State 7 (Buffalo quarterback Joe Licata threw three touchdowns and ran for another while his running back, Anthone Taylor, rushed for 116 yards against now 0-4 Norfolk State)

Central Florida 41, Bethune-Cookman 7 (After starting out with a 7-3 lead early, Bethune-Cookman couldn't muster enough to compete with their second FBS team of the season.

Coastal Carolina 48, Florida A&M 3 (Coastal Carolina, the nation's fifth ranked FCS team, rolled on the strength of two touchdowns each by quarteback Alex Ross and running back D'Angelo Henderson)

Hampton 34, Miles 30 (Bryan Bailey threw for 267 yards and three touchdowns to help Hampton hold off Miles, who outscored Hampton 13-3 in the fourth quarter on two Demetric Price TD passes)
North Carolina A&T 59, Chowan 0 (In a game that was 52-0 at halftime,Kwashawn Quick threw for 215 yards and three touchdown and rushed for 82 yards and another touchdown.  Tark Cohen also rushed for three touchdowns)

Temple 59, Delaware State 0 (The Hornets fell behind early after Temple scored three touchdowns in the game's first nine minutes including a blocked punt for a touchdown and an 84-yard punt return for another TD)


Tennessee State 10, Tennessee Tech 7 (The TSU defense continued its stingy ways by now allowing  an offensive score, gave up only 150 yards of offense including just 34 yards rushing, and caused three turnovers, including the the Big Blue's only touchdown on an interception return.)

North Alabama 56, Langston 7 (North Alabama scored on five of their six first half possessions to rout 23rd ranked Langston. Langston was held to 65 yards rushing and 178 yards passing)

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