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The winner of Saturday's game moves to 3-0 in the MEAC.
Two teams undefeated in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference play meet Saturday afternoon when the Florida A&M Rattlers take on the Howard Bison. The Rattlers have beaten conference foes Hampton and Delaware State, while the Bison have wins over Norfolk State and Savannah State. The winner of this contest would be guaranteed at least a share of the lead in the conference, as there is one other team heading into the weekend at 2-0.
Florida A&M (2-3 overall) comes into the game ranked 64th in the FCS in total offense and 95th in total defense. The Rattlers are allowing 159.6 rushing yards per game and 269.6 passing yards per game. Howard (3-1 overall), meanwhile, ranks 75th in total offense and 67th in total defense. The Bison are just 110th in passing offense with an average of 117.5 yards per game, though they rank 20th in rushing yards per game.
Saturday's game is set to begin at 1 p.m. ET. There will be no television coverage.