GRAMBLING, La. — Larry Brihm Jr. and Quentin Williams combined to throw for 463 yards and six touchdowns as Bethune-Cookman scored late and held on for a 56-53 victory over Grambling State on Saturday night.
Trailing 46-41 with 3:37 remaining in the game, Williams hit Jawill Davis, who finished with 199 yards, on a 29-yard scoring strike to retake the lead 49-46. Bethune-Cookman added another score with 1:48 left when Anthony Jordan ran in from 41 yards out. Grambling quickly marched down the field and Johna Williams hit Chester Rogers with a 12-yard scoring strike to close to 56-53 with 54 seconds left.
The game was tied at 14 at the half and remained close throughout
Quentin Williams completed 17 of 22 passes for 244 yards and three touchdowns while Brihm was 17-of-26 for 219 yards and three scores.
Johna Williams threw for 326 yards on 30-of-47 passing.