TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Isaiah Totten scored on a 9-yard run with 2:02 remaining and North Carolina Central beat Florida A&M 21-14 on Thursday night for its 17th consecutive Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference victory.
FAMU’s final drive stalled after four plays, with Ryan Stanley hit hard on a scramble on fourth-and-9.
Freshman Chauncey Caldwell opened the scoring for NCCU in the first quarter with a 16-yard keeper, capping a 56-yard drive. On FAMU’s next offensive play, Davanta Reynolds returned an interception 31 yards for a 14-0 lead.
Caldwell threw for 78 yards and rushed for 51 yards for NCCU (3-1, 2-0). Totten had 15 carries for 64 yards.
Stanley had 182 yards passing and one interception for Florida A&M (2-3, 1-1), which has lost three straight in the series. Devin Bowers added 75 yards rushing and two touchdowns.
FAMU scored 14 points in the second quarter to tie it. Bowers capped an 86-yard drive with a short TD run and threw a touchdown pass to Kevin Newman.