Recap: Tennessee State 27, Florida A&M 7
Updated On: Sep 07 2013 05:10:00 PM CDT
Tennessee State 27, Florida A&M 7: Tim Broughton rushed for 124 yards and a touchdown as the host Tigers defeated the Rattlers.Telvin Hooks chipped in with 77 rushing yards and a touchdown for Tennessee State (1-1). The defense came up big with David Van Dyke returning an interception for a touchdown while Martine Stevenson scampered 95 yards with a kickoff-return touchdown that swung momentum in the Tigers' favor.Florida A&M (1-1) pulled with 14-7 on Lenworth Lennon's 36-yard touchdown catch but could not solve the Tigers' defense. The Rattlers totaled just 156 yards of offense.Van Dyke opened the scoring for Tennessee State with a 46-yard interception return in the opening quarter before Broughton extended the advantage with a 10-yard scoring run. Florida A&M cut the deficit in half one minute into the second quarter on Lennon's touchdown grab before Tennessee State answered with Stevenson's kickoff return to give the Tigers a 21-7 lead at the half.Hooks scored on the Tigers' first possession of the third quarter to extend their lead to 27-7 and Tennessee State protected the lead.