Mitchell has 3 TD passes in Hampton’s 24-17 OT win over Morgan St
HAMPTON, Va. (AP)—T.J. Mitchell threw three touchdown passes, including a 30-yarder in overtime to lead Hampton to a 24-17 win over Morgan State on Thursday night.
The Pirates (3-0, 3-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) led 17-10 midway through the third quarter before Chad Simpson tied the game 17-all for the Bears (1-3, 0-1) on a five-yard run.
After a scoreless fourth, Mitchell threw to Kyle Lloyd for the win.
Marcus Dixon scored in the first on a 13-yard TD pass from Mitchell, and Jeremy Gilchrist scored later in the quarter on a 73-yard pass from Mitchell.
Mitchell went 14-for-34 for 253 yards and one interception.
Simpson scored twice for Morgan State and rushed for 193 yards.