TALAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Ryan Stanley's 2-yard touchdown pass to Xavier Smith with 32 seconds remaining was his fourth TD toss of the day and Florida A&M beat North Carolina Central 28-21 on Saturday.
Florida A&M (4-1, 2-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic) built a 14-0 lead and never trailed.
The Eagles (2-4, 1-1) tied it at 21 when Davius Richard completed a 16-yard TD pass to Tyler Barnes which wrapped up a seven-play, 77-yard drive.
Stanley threw for 306 yards and Smith caught nine of Stanley's 22 completions for 129 yards and two scores. Florida A&M outgained the Eagles 396-316.
Richard — who had a hand in all NC Central's touchdowns — threw for 220 yards and a pair of scores and ran for another.
Combined, the two teams were whistled 28 times for 253 yards in penalties.