- Associated Press - Thursday, September 17, 2015

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) - Jalen Simmons ran for 159 yards, and Justin Taylor had a rushing and receiving touchdown to help South Carolina State beat Florida A&M; 36-0 on Thursday night.

South Carolina State led 16-0 at halftime and, in the third quarter, Caleb York found an uncovered Taylor out of the backfield for a short touchdown reception. In the fourth, Taylor ran untouched off the left side for a 14-yard score.

Taylor finished with 63 yards on the ground and Dondre Lewis-Freeman added 83 for South Carolina State (2-1, 1-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference). The Bulldogs had 447 yards rushing.

Lewis-Freeman capped a nine-play, 95-yard drive with a touchdown run of 11 yards to give South Carolina State a 10-0 lead. Tyler Scandrett had three field goals in the first half, connecting from 21, 27 and 38 yards.

Florida A&M; (0-3, 0-1) was outgained 601 yards to 242 and had just 10 first downs.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide