GRAMBLING, La. (AP) — Jakarie Nichols gave Grambling the lead on a TD run with 2:11 left and Koby Foster secured the win with a fumble recovery returned for a touchdown with 52 seconds left as the Tigers beat Alabama A&M 23-10 on Saturday.
The Tigers (2-4, 2-2 Southwestern Athletic Conference) outrushed Alabama A&M 230-48 and outgained the Delta Devils 358-273 in total offense.
Keilon Elder led Grambling with 74 yards rushing and a TD run on nine carries. Nichols added 46 yards and a touchdown on the ground.
Nichols capped a nine-play, 27-yard drive with a 4-yard TD run to make it 17-10. Alabama A&M (4-3, 1-2) drove to the Grambling 42 before De'Andre Hogues sacked and stripped Aqeel Glass and Foster recovered and returned it 46 yards for the score.