Knight's score made it 17-7 for Hampton (3-2, 2-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) with 6:41 left in the game. The Tigers (0-5, 0-3) closed the deficit with 3:18 left on Giovanni Lugo's 41-yard field goal and got the ball back 32 seconds later. But Savannah State's closing drive stalled at midfield, ending with a turnover on downs in the final minute.
Yahkee Johnson opened the scoring on Hampton's first possession with a 7-yard TD run after a Savannah State fumble set the Pirates up at the Tigers 18. Savannah State tied it on its next possession with D'Vonn Gibbons' 32-yard TD pass to Cameron White.
Adam Brown's field goal gave Hampton the lead for good at 10-7 early in the third.
Brady White threw for 269 yards and five touchdowns, Darrell Henderson had a career-high 233 yards rushing and two scores, and Memphis beat Georgia State 59-22 on Friday night.
SEC Now's Chris Doering and Gene Chizik make their picks for Saturday's matchup between the Rebels and Crimson Tide.
Kenny Gainwell scores a 72-yard touchdown, putting the team over 400 rushing yards for the game and giving Memphis a 59-16 lead.
Former Memphis basketball player Anfernee Hardaway discusses his new role as the Tigers' head basketball coach.
SEC Now's Gene Chizik gives his bold prediction for Florida as it enters its matchup against Colorado State.
Memphis RB Darrell Henderson breaks free for a 65-yard touchdown, putting him over 200-rushing yards on the night.
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