Royal A. Shepherd (RoyalShepherdFS on Twitter), Director
TALLAHASSEE, FLA., (www.franchisesportsonline.net) –
FAMU head coach Willie Simmons and linebacker Derrick Mayweather discuss the Rattlers’ 44-21 loss to the South Carolina State Bulldogs.
Dimetry Dixon, Correspondent (@DimetryDixonFS on Twitter)
TALLAHASSEE, FLA., (www.franchisesportsonline.net) – Florida A&M Rattlers football team will go up against South Carolina State Bulldogs Saturday at Bragg Memorial Stadium at 4 P.M
The Rattlers ( 6-3) are coming off a 31-21 lost against Howard Bison (4-4). Rattlers sophomore quarterback Ryan Stanley ended the game with 23 completions on 41 attempts for 272 yards , two touchdowns and two interceptions. Red shirt sophomore running back Bishop Bonnett finished with 10 carriers for 80 yards.
FAMU Red shirt freshman wide receiver Xavier Smith ended the game with six catches for 94 yards and one touchdown. Red shirt sophomore Azende Rey added with six catches and 75 yards and one touchdown. He also contributed in the rushing game finishing with two carriers for two yards and one touchdown. Freshman Chad Hunter ended the game with five catches for 49 yards.
The Bulldogs (3-5) are coming off a bye week. South Carolina State averages 16 points a game. All in total their offense have 2,407 yards. Bulldogs sophomore quarterback Tyrece Nick has threw for 896 yards and eight touchdowns on the season.