Sunday, October 9, 2016

Scores and Recaps From EVERY HBCU Football Game From Saturday


Tuskegee 28, Morehouse 19 - In the 106th meeting of these two schools, Morehouse (2-4, kept this game closer than expected, but Tuskegee (6-0, 3-0 SIAC) got an 8-yard touchdown pass from Kevin Lacey to Javarrius Cheatham early in the third quarter and the Tuskegee defense held off Morehouse to seal the win.  With two of the nation's top run defenses, neither team had much success on the ground - Tuskegee rushed for 35 yards while Morehouse had 33.  Tuskegee's passing game and pass defense ruled the day.  Lacey finished 18-of-29 for 300 yards and four touchdowns passing, while Morehouse's Monquavious Johnson only had 143 yards passing and three interceptions.  Both were sacked four times. David Smith had a big day for Morehouse defensively with 15 tackles, three sacks, five tackles for losses and a fumble recovery.  Osband Thompson led the Tuskegee defense wth ten tackles.

Kentucky State 26, Fort Valley State 10 - Freshman Jules St. Ge threw for 194 yards and a touchdown and had 66 yards rushing to lead Kentucky State (2-4, 2-1 SIAC) to their first win over Fort Valley State (1-5, 1-3 SIAC) since 2013.  KSU had a season-high 320 yards of total offense. FVSU's freshman running back Jamari Clark had a big day, rushing for 129 yards. But FVSU only managed one touchdown on the day.  Kentucky State linebacker Travon Spencer had 19 tackles, ten of them solo stops.

Lane 19, Benedict 18 - Raul Martinez kicked a 35-yard field goal with 1:23 remaining to give Lane (4-2, 2-0 SIAC) the win over Benedict (3-3, 2-1 SIAC).  In a close game throughout, Benedict actually led 18-16 midway through the fourth quarter after George Meyers Jr.'s 45-yard touchdown run. Meyers rushed for 222 yards.  Marcus Holiday led Lane with 142 yards rushing. Lane got big defensive days from three Dragons - Whitney Richardson (13 tackles, one sack, a forced fumble, three tackles for losses), Javonte Kelly (ten tackles), and Ray Taylor (eight tackles, two sacks, three tackles for losses).

Miles 36, Central State 0 - David Whipple threw for 193 yards and three touchdowns as Miles (3-1, 2-1 SIAC) shut out Central State (0-6, 0-2 SIAC).  Whipple threw TD tosses to three different receivers - Earnest Bell, Trey Smith and Jourdan Walker.  Lavon Weeks led the Central State offense with 100 yards passing and 79 yards rushing.


Alcorn State 42, Alabama A&M 19 - Lenorris Footman's three second half TDs allowed Alcorn State (2-3, 2-2 SWAC) to erase a 16-14 halftime deficit to get the win over Alabama A&M (1-5, 1-4 SWAC). De'Angelo Ballard's two second-quarter TD passes to Jonathan Dorsey had led the Bulldogs to the halftime lead.  Footman finished with three touchdown runs and one TD pass as he had 132 yards passing and 122 rushing.   Ballard also had a big day with 181 yards passing and 88 rushing. Alcorn State rushed for 287 yards on the day.

Prairie View A&M 24, Alabama State 17 (OT) - Caleb Broach's 1-yard TD run gave Prairie View A&M (4-2, 4-1 SWAC) an overtime win over Alabama State (1-5, 1-4 SWAC).  ASU was stopped on a fourth-and-17 to end the game. Prairie View needed a 37-yard field goal from Owen Hoolihan with 12 seconds remaining just to stave off the upset and force the game into overtime.  Jalen Morton and Trey Green combined to throw for 275 yards and a touchdown.  Morton also rushed for 53 yards and a TD.  Khalid Thomas led Alabama State with 106 yards and a touchdown.

Montana 67, Mississippi Valley State 7 - Brady Guftason was 21-of-26 for 251 yards and four touchdowns to lead Montana (4-1) to an easy win over Mississippi Valley State (0-6).  MVSU actually led 7-0 early after Austin Bray's 3-yard touchdown run early in the game.  But MVSU had a miserable day rushing, finishing with minus-61 yards on the day, a defensive record for Montana. With only 73 yards rushing on the season heading into the game, Mississippi Valley State now has eight yards rushing in six games.


Fayetteville State 7, Shaw 6 - Fayetteville State (1-5, 1-2 CIAA) still couldn't manage many points, not even reaching their 11 point per game average, but it was enough to defeat Shaw (0-6, 0-3 CIAA) and get their first win of the season. Devin Knudsen threw a 3-yard touchdown pass to Roy Lowder late in the third quarter for the deciding score.  The true deciding play was the Broncos defense blocking Shaw's point-after try after their only touchdown in the second quarter. Stevie Green had a big day for FSU, rushing for 117 yards. Uriah Bethea led Shaw with 84 yards rushing and a touchdown.

Virginia Union 29, Lincoln (Pa) 6 - William Stanback rushed for 142 yards and two touchdowns while Shawheem Dowdy threw for 219 yards and three touchdowns as Virginia Union earned their fourth consecutive win, this time over Lincoln (Pa) (1-5, 0-3 CIAA).  It was Lincoln (Pa)'s fourth consecutive loss. Lincoln (Pa)'s Stephen Bolding finished with 13 tackles, two of them for losses.


Monmouth 59, Howard 27 - Anthony Philyaw's 39-yard TD run gave Howard a brief lead early, but the Bison couldn't stop the Monmouth running game as Monmouth churned to an easy win. Monmouth's Michael Jolly rushed for 129 yards and two TDs and Ed Royds added 118 yards and two touchdowns as Monmouth had 342 yards rushing on the day. Cody Williams also threw two touchdowns for Monmouth. Philyaw finished with a huge day, rushing for 234 yards and three touchdowns.

Hampton 27, Delaware State 17 - A 10-point third quarter and shutting down the Delaware State (0-5, 0-2 MEAC) offense to just three second half points gave Hampton (2-3, 2-1 MEAC) the win. Jaylien Williamson threw for 252 yards a touchdown, but Hampton controlled the game on the ground as Eric Carter (125 yards) and Yahkee Johnson (121 yards, one touchdown) led the Pirates running game that had 282 yards on the day.   Daniel Epperson led Delaware State with 245 yards and a touchdown passing.

North Carolina Central 17, Florida A&M 13 - North Carolina Central (4-2, 3-0 MEAC) rallied with two fourth-quarter touchdowns in two minutes to defeat Florida A&M (1-5, 1-2 MEAC). Devin Bowers' 18-yard touchdown followed by Dorrel McClain's 25-yard TD during that fourth quarter. Most of the day's offense came from North Carolina Central and their running game as they accounted for 132 yards. FAMU only had 39 yards passing and 73 rushing.


Eastern Illinois 35, Tennessee State 34 - Mitch Kimble's fourth quarter 4-yard TD pass to Devin Church lifted Eastern Illinois (4-2, 2-1 OVC) to win over Tennessee State (4-1, 1-1 OVC). their ninth win over TSU in their last 12 meetings. TSU couldn't stop Eastern Illinois' running game, which had 221 yards on the day.  Tennessee State's Ronald Butler had a big day, throwing for 303 yards and two touchdowns.  Patrick Smith caught seven passes for 160 yards and a touchdown while Steven Newbold caught four passes for 121 yards and a touchdown. Chris Collins and Laquarius Cook both had 12 tackles for TSU.

St. Joseph's 27, Lincoln (Mo) 17 - Dennis Vinson broke two records in throwing for 432 yards and completing 34 passes, but it wasn't enough as Lincoln (Mo) (1-5, 0-3 GLVC) lost to St. Joseph's (4-2, 3-1 GLVC).   Lincoln (Mo) was within three points midway in the third quarter after Vinson threw a 25-yard TD pass to Chris Othelot to make it 20-17.  But St. Joseph's got a 44-yard TD run by Issac James to seal the game late in the fourth quarter. Philip Kimble led St. Joseph's with 205 yards and two touchdowns passing while Martez Walker had 151 yards rushing. Anthony Townsend caught eight passes for 171 yards for Lincoln (Mo).

Lock Haven 51, Cheyney 12 - Lock Haven (1-5, 1-2 CSFL) got their first win of the season as Caleb Watson threw for 300 yards and three touchdowns in defeating Cheyney (1-5, 0-3 CSFL).  Watson also ran for two touchdowns, both in the first quarter. Erik Heller had a big day for Cheyney, rushing for 106 yards and two touchdowns.

Lyon 35, Texas College 21 - Michael Bowles and Dwane Robinson led a Lyon (3-4, 2-1 CSFL) running game that rushed for 312 yards and three touchdowns to hold off Texas College (0-5, 0-2 CSFL).  Bowles rushed for 150 yards and two touchdowns while Robinson had 134 yards and a touchdown. Corey Sherman had a big day on the ground for Texas College, rushing for 167 yards and a touchdown.

Notre Dame (OH) 48, West Virginia State 21 - Notre Dame (OH) (5-1, 4-1 MEC) 20-point fourth quarter broke open a seven-point game to give them the win over West Virginia State (1-5, 1-5 MEC). Malik Grove threw two touchdown passes during that span. Grove finished with 227 yards and four touchdowns passing. DJ Greene added 140 yards and a TD on the ground. West Virginia State's Austin Hensley threw for 254 yards and two touchdowns.

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