Norfolk State 34, Virginia State 13
NORFOLK, Va. – Aaron Savage tied his career high with 112 rushing yards and scored two touchdowns, and Norfolk State pulled away with a strong second-half performance to top Virginia State 34-13 in the Union Bank & Trust Labor Day Classic on Saturday night at William “Dick” Price Stadium.
Ohio 38, Howard 32
ATHENS, Ohio – Coach Mike London and the Howard University football team came up short as they were edged out by Ohio University, 38-32, despite putting up an impressive 645 total yards against the Mid-American Conference (MAC) Preseason Favorite.
Georgia Southern 37, South Carolina State 6
STATESBORO, Ga. – The South Carolina State Bulldogs dropped a tough, 37-6, decision in its season-opener to Georgia Southern Saturday at Paulson Stadium.
Florida A&M 41, Fort Valley State 7
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida A&M beat Fort Valley State 41-7 on Saturday in the season opener for both teams on Saturday.
Buffalo 48, Delaware State 10
Buffalo, N.Y. – Tyree Jackson threw a career-best six touchdown passes to lead FBS Buffalo to a season-opening 48-10 win over Delaware State at UB Stadium Saturday evening, spoiling the debut of new Hornet head coach Rod Milstead.
North Carolina A&T State at East Carolina (Postponed)
GREENVILLE, N.C. – North Carolina A&T’s football contest with the East Carolina Pirates scheduled for 6 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 1 has been postponed to 3:30 p.m., Sunday at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium because of inclement weather. The two teams will meet for the first time on the gridiron.
North Carolina A&T State 28, East Carolina 23
GREENVILLE, N.C. – North Carolina A&T State won its 14th straight as they knocked off in-state rival East Carolina on Sunday 28-23. This marks the third straight year the Aggies have defeated an FBS opponent and the MEAC’s first win over a team from the American Athletic Conference.
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Tennessee State 34, Bethune-Cookman 3
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Bethune-Cookman’s season opener woes continued Saturday as Tennessee State handled the Wildcats 34-3 in the 20th Annual John Merritt Classic at Nissan Stadium.
Towson 36, Morgan State 10
BALTIMORE – Towson combined to score 28 points in the second and third quarters to pull away from Morgan State on Saturday night.