ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) -- 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
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.
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