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Florida A&M shuts out Savannah State 31-0

Oct 16, 2010 - 11:08 PM TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Phil Silvester rushed for 153 yards and two touchdowns as Florida A&M shut out Savannah State 31-0 on Saturday.

Silvester had 18 carries for the Rattlers, who dominated the ground game with 327 rushing yards. He had touchdown runs of 69 yards on Florida A&M's first play from scrimmage and 5 yards with 7:47 left in the third quarter.

After an open week, the Rattlers (3-3) amassed 395 yards total offense while holding the Tigers (0-7) to 164, including just 36 yards passing. Sheldon Barnes gained 109 yards on 14 carries for Savannah State.

Antonio Lawrence scored on a 58-yard touchdown run on Florida A&M's first offensive play of the second half. Lavante Page added an 11-yard score to cap a 12-play, 66-yard drive with 13:31 remaining.

The loss was the ninth straight for the Tigers, including the last two games of the 2009 season, and their first shutout of 2010.








  • NCAAF FINAL
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    SAVANNAH ST 0 0 0 0 0
    FLORIDA A&M 0 10 14 7 31 FINAL

    Oct 16 5:48 PM


  • NCAAF
    SAVANNAH ST 0
    FLORIDA A&M 31 9:00 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Savannah State 0, Florida A&M 31  4th - 9:00Oct 16 5:28 PM


  • NCAAF END, 3RD QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    SAVANNAH ST 0 0 0 0
    FLORIDA A&M 0 10 14 24 END, 3RD QTR

    Savannah State 0, Florida A&M 24  End of 3rdOct 16 5:28 PM


  • NCAAF HALFTIME
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    SAVANNAH ST 0 0 0
    FLORIDA A&M 0 10 10 HALFTIME

    Savannah State 0, Florida A&M 10  HalfOct 16 4:28 PM


  • NCAAF END, 1ST QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    SAVANNAH ST 0 0
    FLORIDA A&M 0 0 END, 1ST QTR

    Oct 16 3:23 PM