TUSKEGEE, Ala.–Miles did the unthinkable. The Golden Bears dominated its rival Tuskegee, on its home field, for a 41-36 victory to claim the SIAC West Division Title at Cleve Abbott Stadium on Saturday Afternoon.
David Thomas threw a career-high five touchdown passes and 312 yards to propel the Golden Bears back into the SIAC Football Championship Game. The senior also rushed for 103 yards and a touchdown for a total of six touchdowns in the game. Denzel Veal added 96 yards and Antonio Pitts also grabbed 11 passes for 125 yards to lead the offensive chargeREAD MORE: Fourth Stimulus Check: Will You See Another Relief Payment Soon?
Miles, (6-3, 4-1 SIAC West), will face Albany State University in the SIAC Centennial Championship Game next Saturday evening, 7 p.m. at Lakewood Stadium. The two teams met in the first SIAC Football Championship game in 2011.
The defending SIAC Champions Tuskegee, (8-2, 4-1 SIAC West) made a furious comeback in the second half with 21 unanswered points on a trio of touchdowns by fullback Michael Thornton. The lead was cut to 34-27 until Lonnie Outlaw caught his second touchdown reception of the day to make the score 41-27. Tuskegee added a late score, but it was too late.READ MORE: 'Rides To Remember' For Pediatric Cancer Returns To Atlanta Motorsports Park On Sept. 18
Freshman Hoderick Lowe led Tuskegee on the ground with 94 yards on 11 touches. Quarterback Rashad Burkett threw for 320 yards and a touchdown on 18-for-30 passing.
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