HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) Xaiver Lankford threw three second-half touchdown passes and Alabama A&M earned its first win of the season, holding off Bethune-Cookman, 35-27 in a Southwest Conference battle on Saturday afternoon.
Donovan Eaglin ran for two touchdowns in the first half to stake the Bulldogs to a 14-0 lead, then capped the scoring with a 3-yard pass from Lankford in the fourth quarter. Eaglin finished with 190 yards on 27 carries.
Jalon Jones and the Wildcats knotted the score at 14 in the final 3:23 of the first half. Jones scored on a 2-yard run before engineering a three-play, 58-yard drive capped by Que'Shaun Byrd's 8-yard run.