North Carolina A&T stops Elon 17-12

ELON, N.C. (AP) Tarik Cohen broke for an 81-yard scoring run in the fourth quarter to give North Carolina A&T a 17-12 victory over Elon on Saturday night.

Cohen, who finished with a career-best 234 yards on 20 carries, threw a 2-yard pass to Denzel Keyes to give the Aggies a 10-3 lead in the first quarter.

John Gallagher kept Elon (1-1) in the game by kicking four field goals.

Elon held a 12-10 lead early in the final quarter when Cohen broke free for the winning score with 11:40 remaining.

Elon was driving in the Aggies' territory when defensive lineman Angelo Keyes reached up at the line of scrimmage and grabbed Mike Quinn's pass at the NC A&T 34. Tony McCrae broke up 5 passes and finished with nine tackles. Landis Shoffner had 18 tackles for NC A&T (2-1).

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