Scores

Final

Miss Valley St 10

(0-1, 0-1 away)

Florida A&M 27

(1-0, 1-0 home)

Coverage: ESPN

11:45 AM ET, September 1, 2013

Florida Citrus Bowl, ORLANDO, FL

1 2 3 4 T
MVSU 0 0 3 710
FAMU 7 13 0 727

Top Performers

Passing: D. Fleming (FAMU) - 110 YDS, 1 INT

Rushing: A. McBurse (FAMU) - 6 CAR, 55 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: L. Lennon (FAMU) - 4 REC, 85 YDS

Florida A&M beats MVSU in SWAC-MEAC challenge

Associated Press

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Damien Fleming, Omari Albert and Al-Terek McBurse ran for touchdowns and Florida A&M beat Mississippi Valley State 27-10 on Saturday in the SWAC/MEAC challenge.

Fleming passed for 110 yards and ran for 38, before leaving in the third quarter because of leg cramps. He did not return.

The Delta Devils (0-1) of the Southwestern Athletic Conference struggled with the Rattlers defense as quarterbacks Patrick Ivy and Jeremy Collins combined to throw three interceptions and were held to 88 yards passing. Ivy ran for 74 yards, including a 64-yarder.

The Rattlers (1-0) of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference took a 20-0 lead into halftime behind touchdown runs from Fleming and Albert and two short field goals by Chase Varnadore.

Mississippi Valley State closed to 20-10 after Collins scored on a 2-yard sneak with 10:21 remaining in the fourth quarter.

Patrick Aiken, Darren Parker and John Ojo had interceptions for Florida A&M.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MVSU
FAMU
1st Downs1117
Total Yards224310
Passing88115
Rushing136195
Penalties11-7015-160
3rd Down Conversions2-126-14
4th Down Conversions1-40-0
Turnovers32
Possession25:3534:25

Passing Leaders

Mississippi Valley StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Collins5/15634.201
Florida A&MC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Fleming8/181106.101

Rushing Leaders

Mississippi Valley StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Ivy57414.8064
Frizell12282.307
Florida A&MCARYDSAVGTDLG
McBurse6559.2118
Albert11474.3115

Receiving Leaders

Mississippi Valley StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Drake33210.7018
Durr2178.5019
Florida A&MRECYDSAVGTDLG
Lennon48521.3035
Harvey11111.0011

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERMVSUFAMU
TD10:50Damien Fleming 6 Yd Run (Chase Varnadore Kick)
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07
SECOND QUARTERMVSUFAMU
TD14:15Omari Albert 1 Yd Run (Chase Varnadore Kick)
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014
FG03:54Chase Varnadore 27 Yd
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017
FG00:06Chase Varnadore 23 Yd
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020
THIRD QUARTERMVSUFAMU
FG03:20Cherchen Galon 21 Yd
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320
FOURTH QUARTERMVSUFAMU
TD10:21Jeremy Collins 2 Yd Run (Cherchen Galon Kick)
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1020
TD01:11Al-Terek McBurse 14 Yd Run (Chase Varnadore Kick)
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1027