Branche carries Norfolk St over Delaware St 31-21Saturday, Nov 13, 2010
NORFOLK, Va. (AP)—DeAngelo Branche carried 30 times for 212 yards and three touchdowns to lead Norfolk State to a 31-21 victory over Delaware State on Saturday.
Branche scored on an 11-yard run in the first quarter and a 15-yarder in the second to stake the Spartans (5-5, 4-4 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) to a 14-0 lead.
His final touchdown came on a 40-yard run with 1:54 remaining after Norfolk State recovered an onside kick by the Hornets (2-8, 1-6).
Anthony Glaud, whose 3-yard pass to Nick Williams had pulled Delaware State to within 24-14, hit Justin Wilson for a 16-yard score to make it 31-21 with 37 seconds left.
The Hornets again tried an onside kick, but it failed to travel the required distance, giving the ball to Norfolk State.
Glaud completed 20 of 36 passes for 289 yards and three touchdowns.