Blue Bears win second straight
Livingstone is getting its running game untracked, and Rashaad Flucker enjoyed his second straight 100-yard outing on Saturday at Johnson C. Smith.
Flucker rushed for 110 yards as the Blue Bears beat the Golden Bulls 32-26 in a renewal of historically black college football’s oldest rivalry. Livingstone (2-4, 2-1 CIAA) won its second game in a row.
Steven Williams, who completed 14 passes for 227 yards, threw TD aerials to Travis Allen and Kevin Shelf in the first half, as the teams fought to a 12-12 tie at the break.
Livingstone took charge in the third quarter when Flucker scored on a 2-yard run and Williams connected with Christopher Peoples (four catches, 94 yards) for a 39-yard TD.
Dominic Piscitello kicked two key field goals as Livingstone held off the Golden Bulls (1-5, 0-3).
Jeremy Franklin had 142 yards in receptions and two TDs for Smith. Quarterback Carlton Richardson threw for 241 yards, but he was sacked three times. Robert Massey-Brice had two sacks. Michael Haygood accounted for one.
Brandon Rousseau picked off two passes for the Blue Bears. Alkeem Delotach made nine tackles.