Damion May accounted for four touchdowns, two running and two passing, and Alabama A&M romped to a 49-14 win over Mississippi Valley State on Saturday in Huntsville.
May ran it in from 8 yards out in the first quarter, scored on a 7-yard run in the second quarter, then connected with Isaiah Bailey from 12 yards out with 49 seconds left in the half to give Alabama A&M (3-4, 3-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference) a 21-0 lead.
The Bulldogs upped their lead to 35-0 in the third quarter on a 52-yard interception return by Dylan Hamilton and May’s final TD of the day, a 47-yard hookup with Bailey.
May tallied 168 yards passing and 55 on the ground. Redshirt freshman Dylan Smith took over for May and threw his first career TD pass, a 78-yarder to Marceles Clash in the fourth quarter. Mike Mills added a 17-yard interception return score.
The Bulldogs held Mississippi Valley State (2-5, 2-2) to minus-27 yards rushing and finished with eight sacks.
• Alcorn State 34, Prairie View 21 — Reserve quarterback Noah Johnson ran for two scores and threw for another and starter Lenorris Footman threw for 138 yards and ran for a score to lead Alcorn State past Prairie View 34-21 on Saturday.
After the Braves turned the ball over on downs on their first drive, Prairie View used a 4-play, 68-yard drive that ended when Neiko Hollins threw a 9-yard score to Darius Floyd. After an Alcorn State (5-2, 4-0 Southwestern Athletic) punt, Hollins threw a 46-yard TD pass to Khadarel Hodge for a 14-0 lead.
But the Braves defense stiffened and Johnson took over. Johnson ran for 8- and 2-yard scores to tie it, and Corey McCullough’s 39-yard field goal put the Braves up for good.
Johnson threw a 12-yard score to Charles Hughes to make it 24-14 at the break.
Prairie View (2-4, 2-2) outgained the Braves 414 to 351. Hollins threw three TDs with an interception.