Saturday, October 29, 2016

Magic City Classic: Alabama A&M vs. Alabama State

Alabama A&M vs. Alabama State

When: 3 p.m.

Where: Legion Field, Birmingham

Records: Alabama A&M (2-5); Alabama State (2-5)

Web: ESPN3

Four-down territory
1. Freshman phenom: True freshman Jordan Bentley’s remarkable play is not going unnoticed nationally. The running back from Guntersville was named to the STATS FCS Freshman of the Year Watch List. Bentley leads all FCS freshman with seven rushing touchdowns and he is also the third-leading rusher among freshman with 576 yards.

2. Player of the week: In Alabama A&M’s 40-7 win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff, De’Angelo Ballard had 303 total yards and four touchdowns. For his performance, the senior quarterback was named the SWAC Offensive Player of the Week. He was also an honorable mention for STATS National Offensive Player of the Week.


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