Savannah State 14 To celebrate the re-opening of T.A. Wright Stadium, Savannah State treated fans to a fireworks show after the game. During the game, the fireworks came from the Howard Bison (2-3) as they stopped a 29-game MEAC losing streak by scoring 34 straight points to beat SSU before a crowd of 5,635. The Tigers scored with four seconds left in the first quarter when AJ DeFilippis threw a 15 yard touchdown pass to Darren Hunter for a 7-0 lead. Greg McGhee, Howard’s freshman quarterback put on a show by throwing three touchdown passes and running for another to give the Bison a 27-7 edge. HU added another score early in the fourth quarter before SSU’s Antonio Bostick threw a 41 yard scoring pass to Alakan Thomas with 11:28 left. DeFilippis passed for 91 yards for SSU while Justin Babb ran for 79 yards and caught five passes for 32 yards. Broderick Sellers had 11 tackles for SSU (1-4).
SSU Hall of Fame
Adds 6 New
Members Richard Basil, Carl Crump, Bill Davis, Russell Ellington, Phyllis Mattox and Kim Walton were all inducted into the Savannah State Athletic Hall of Fame on September 30 in Tiger Arena. Many former Tiger athletes and coaches were on-hand to witness the ceremony such as Saralyn Truedell, Darryl McNeil, Joe Crosby, Ronald Booker, Earl Bryant, Jerome Johnson, Darryl McCormick, Shannon Sharpe, Dwayne Ruff, David Lake and Bubba Mattox . Also on hand were Booster Club president Bobby Lockett and Athletic Foundation chair Henry Nash. Former Georgia athletic director Damon Evans was the guest speaker.
North Carolina A&T 24 Morgan
State 3 Mike Mayhew ran for 233 yards and a touchdown to lead North Carolina A&T to a win over Morgan State before a crowd of 2,312 at Hughes Stadium. Lewis Kindle passed for one touchdown and ran for another for the Aggies (2-2). Morgan State (2-3) led 3-0 early in the first quarter after Ervin Gonzalez made a 43 yard field goal. A&T answered with 24 unanswered points.
Join The 100
Grand Club The Albany State Golden Rams 100 Grand Club is one of the fund-raising projects of the Golden Rams Department of Athletics. Monies generated from the project will help provide scholarships for student athletes, first-class facilities and the financial support for ASU’s 11 sports programs and support programs. The 100 Grand Club is an exclusive group of Albany State alumni, fans and friends who commit and pledge to make Golden Rams athletics bigger and better each year. ASU needs 200 Golden Ram fans to donate $500 each or 100 fans to donate $1,000 each or a combination to raise $100,000 before our Homecoming on October 29. For more information, call 229-430-4754, 229-430-4673 or 229-430-4755