Bethune-Cookman rallies 36-23 over Grambling St.
Trailing 23-22 in the fourth quarter, Bethune-Cookman (2-0) drove 46 yeards.
By Dedrick D. Henry, Sr.
Quentin Williams threw for 165 yards and ran for two touchdowns to rally Bethune-Cookman to a 36-23 comeback win over Grambling State on Saturday. Trailing 23-22 in the fourth quarter, Bethune-Cookman (2-0) drove 46 yards to set up a Haden Hoggarth field goal but took the first down instead after a roughing-the-kicker penalty against Grambling State. Danny Dillard ran in the 5-yard go-ahead TD two plays later.
The Wildcats then held the Tigers (0-3) and scored again in the final minute when Drexler Dixon ran in for a touchdown from the 3 to give Bethune-Cookman its first win over Grambling State since 1954. Williams was 13 of 18 in the air and had 40 yards rushing. Anthony Jordan had 73 yards on 20 carries.
Grambling State’s Stephen Johnson was 19 of 30 for 220 yards passing and two touchdowns.