Saturday, October 22, 2016
TALLAHASSEE, Florida -- First the first time since 2014, the Rattlers have won back to back games.
FAMU’s defense forced three turnovers and redshirt freshman quarterback Ryan Stanley was turnover-free again and the Rattlers defeated Hampton 31-14 on Saturday in front of 26,044 homecoming fans.
Homecoming attendance was the largest since 2010.
Stanley threw for two touchdowns, and FAMU’s running backs accounted for two more scores in the win. The Rattlers outscored the Pirates 24-7 in the second half to win the game.
The win marks the first time FAMU has won back to back games since 2014. Since FAMU won last season’s homecoming, it’s also the first time FAMU has won back to back homecoming games since 2009 and 2010.
With this win, FAMU improves to 3-2 in Conference play and 3-5 overall. The Rattlers have won three of their last four games after an 0-4 start.