Grambling,LA- The Grambling State University football team bounced back in a big way on Saturday afternoon, defeating Florida Memorial 58-22 at Eddie G. Robinson Memorial Stadium.
GSU (1-2) showcased a balanced offense and capitalized on timely takeaways to secure the victory against FMU (1-2). Quarterback Myles Crawley had an impressive performance, throwing for 220 yards and three touchdowns. The Tigers’ ground game was also strong, with Keilon Elder leading the way with 62 yards and a touchdown.
Chance Williams, Floyd Chalk, and Dajon Richard all had standout performances, contributing to the Tigers’ success. On the defensive side, Lewis Matthews, a preseason All-SWAC selection, made a significant impact with 11 tackles and an interception returned for a touchdown.
Although the GSU defense allowed 443 yards of offense, they took advantage of the Lions’ mistakes, forcing five turnovers. The Tigers quickly responded to Florida Memorial’s early field goal with a touchdown of their own, as Javon Robinson made a fantastic catch and sliced through the defense for a 21-yard touchdown.
The tigers will return back to the hole to take on SWAC opponent Texas Southern University at 2:00pm CT.