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Fleming leads Florida A&M past Delaware St 34-7
Saturday, Oct 1, 2011

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP)—Damien Fleming threw for 245 yards and accounted for two touchdowns to lead Florida A&M to an easy 34-7 win over Delaware State on Saturday night.

Fleming, a freshman quarterback who made his first start, completed 14 of 29 passes and threw one interception for the Rattlers (3-2, 1-1 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference). He connected with Brian Tyms on a 23-yard touchdown to give Florida A&M a 13-0 lead.

The Ratters’ defense was solid against Delaware State (2-3, 0-2), holding them to 181 total yards. Despite the Hornets offensive struggles, they were able to score for the first time in more than 11 quarters when Milton Williams caught a 9-yard pass from Nick Elko in the fourth quarter.

But Florida A&M would not allow the Hornets to score the rest of the way. Fleming scored on a 1-yard run and Eddie Rocker added a 20-yard touchdown run in the final quarter.

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