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Moussa leads Florida A&M comeback, beats Alabama A&M, 38-25

September 25, 2022 GMT

TALLAHASSEE,Fla. (AP) — Jeremy Moussa threw for 323 yards and three touchdowns, all to Xavier Smith, as Florida A&M won its 12th straight at home, scoring 24 straight points in the second half to beat Alabama A&M, 38-25 on Saturday night.

Alabama A&M took a 10-0 lead after the first quarter and, after stopping Jah’Marae Sheread in the Rattlers’ end zone for a safety early in the second, Donovan Eaglin scored from the 1 on the final play of the first half to stake the Bulldogs to a 19-14 lead at halftime. But Florida A&M held them scoreless until the final seconds.

Moussa hit Smith from 10 yards out to take the lead and Jaylen McCloud scored on a six-yard run to make it 28-19 after three quarters. Jose Romo-Martinez converted a 13-yard field goal and Moussa hit Smith for a third touchdown from 2-yards out to make it 38-19 with 10 minutes left.

Moussa was 22 of 40 passing for 323 yards. Sheread caught five passes for 138 yards and Smith caught eight for 97 for the Rattlers

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Xavier Lankford was 18 of 28 for 180 yards and a touchdown but was picked off twice for Alabama A&M.

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