Rattlers drop highly anticipated Florida Classic against Wildcats

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Wildcat players celebrate after recovering fumble by running back Devin Bowers.

The 36th Florida Classic is all wrapped up and the Wildcats have come out on top again in front of a crowd of 45,728 fans, the highest since the 2011 Classic.

Florida A&M was defeated by Bethune-Cookman 35-14, giving them their first 10-loss season ever.

The Wildcats jumped out to an early 14-point lead in the first quarter. The Rattlers temporarily slowed down the Wildcats’ offense, but could not find answers for the rushing attack after the first half.

Quarterback, Quentin Williams, and running back, Anthony Jordan dominated with their legs. Williams finished with 97 yards rushing and Jordan finished with 114.

For the Rattlers, Coleman performed well for the amount of time he played, finishing with 11 completions on 18 attempts and 87 yards and a touchdown to wide receiver Montavius Williams; Running back Devin Bowers scored as well, finishing with 126 rushing yards on 26 attempts.

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