huntsville, ala (WNN) – Akil Glass threw for 405 yards and four touchdowns as Alabama A&M beat Division II-member Tuskegee 45-35 on Saturday.
Alabama A&M (3-0) haven’t lost a game since November 16, 2019, when Alcorn State beat the Bulldogs 34-28.
The Tigers (1-3) closed within 31-28 when Evonte Patterson made it from 1-yard to the end of the third quarter and Louis Williams threw an 18-yard touchdown pass to Jamal Pritchett with 12 minutes remaining.
But the Bulldogs’ Gary Quarles ran 44 yards for the score on the following drive from A&M, and six minutes later Glass threw a 21-yard TD to Odie Hilaire to make it 45-28 with five minutes left.
Quarles had 164 yards on 24 carries with two scores, Abdul-Fatai Ibrahim had 177 yards on eight receptions and Dee Anderson caught three for Alabama A&M.
Patterson ran for 100 yards and three TDs for Tuskegee.
It was the first meeting between the two events in seven years when the Bulldogs won 30–17 on September 6, 2014. Alabama A&M now leads the overall series 28-20-3.
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