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North Carolina Central vs. Florida A&M final score: Rattlers rally in 4th quarter, win 22-21

The Florida A&M Rattlers got five field goals to just edge out the North Carolina Central Eagles 22-21.

Brett Deering

The Florida A&M Rattlers edged the North Carolina Central Eagles, 22-21. The Rattlers rallied from a 21-9 deficit and scored 13 unanswered fourth-quarter points to get the win. Florida A&M improved to 4-6 on the season, dropping North Carolina Central to 6-4.

The hero of the game for Florida A&M was Chase Varnadore, who kicked field goals from 19, 17, 22, 17, and 36 yards. Varnadore kicked three of those field goals in the fourth quarter, with the last kick being the game-winner with two minutes left.

Damien Fleming completed 29 of 41 passes for 270 yards and one interception. He found Travis Harvey for 11 catches and 120 yards. Lenworth Lennon was the second target, and he hauled in nine catches and 104 yards. Eddie Rocker rushed for 81 yards on the ground, and Jordan Stanley punched in A&M's only touchdown at the start of the 4th quarter to lead the Rattlers back to victory.

Photographs by cstreet.us, thelastminute, turtlemom nancy , fesek, kthypryn, justinwright, sue_elias, pointnshoot, and scrapstothefuture used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.