Florida A&M beats Bethune-Cookman 42-6
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP)—Philip Sylvester ran for 121 yards and two touchdowns as Florida A&M University beat Bethune-Cookman 42-6 in the 30th Florida Classic on Saturday in the regular-season finale for both teams.
Sylvester, who carried 19 times, scored on a 5-yard run in the first quarter and a 42-yard score in the third for the Rattlers (8-3, 6-2 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference).
Martin Ukpai, who went 8-for-11 for 151 yards passing, accounted for two Florida A&M touchdowns in the second quarter. He rushed for an 11-yard run and had a 1-yard passing score to Kevin Elliott. The Rattlers finished with 419 yards total on offense.
Androse Bell scored the only touchdown for Bethune-Cookman (5-6, 4-4), which had won three straight and five of its last six. Bell’s score was a 1-yard run midway through the fourth quarter after the Rattlers had taken a 35-0 lead.