ORANGEBURG, SC—Redshirt freshman Corey Fields in his first start at quarterback threw for a game-high 10-of-21 for 172-yards to lead South Carolina State to an, 34-0, shutout victory over Lane College Saturday (Sept. 7th) at O.C. Dawson Stadium/Willie Jeffries Field.
Redshirt freshman phenom Shaquan “Shaq” Davis dazzled the crowd with three catches for 67-yards, along with redshirt quarterback Quincy Hill’s 12-yard scamper for a touchdown late in the fourth quarter at the 7:00 minute mark.
The Bulldog offense amassed over 390-yards total offense, while the defense held the Dragon offense to under 180-yards including three forced fumbles.
Senior linebacker Johnell Brown spearheaded the defense with 7 tackles, 1 sack, 1 TFL and a force fumble that ended up in a touchdown for South Carolina State just before intermission. Several Bulldogs had solid performances on defense including redshirt freshman linebacker Jablonski Green (7 tackles), sophomore defensive back Duane Nichols (5 tackles) and junior defensive lineman Roderick Perry (5 tackles, 1 sack and 3 TFL for 13-yards).South Carolina State offense finished the game going 5-of-5 in the red zone for scores on the day.