The Morgan State University Bears suffered their worst loss of the season, falling in a 45-0 shutout to the North Carolina A&T Aggies on Nov. 8 at Aggies Stadium in Greensboro, N.C.
Nothing went right for the Bears as they fell behind, 31-0, by halftime. Aggies Junior quarterback Kwashaun Quick was nearly perfect, passing against Morgan’s defense. He connected on 22-of-29 pass attempts for 249 yards and four touchdowns. Quick also led the Aggies on the ground with 63 rushing yards.
Morgan State’s offense was shut down completely. Bears senior quarterback Robert Council completed just 3-of-9 pass attempts for 30 yards and was benched shortly after throwing his second interception late in the second quarter. Junior quarterback Moses Skillon replaced Council but completed only 5-of-14 pass attempts for 88 yards. Even the best offensive player for Morgan was contained – sophomore running back Herb Walker Jr., who has rushed for more than 100 yards in five games this season and has more than 1,000 rushing yards recorded on the year, was held to just 22 yards on 10 carries.
The win puts North Carolina A&T (8-2, 5-1 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) in a tie for first place in the MEAC standings. Morgan State (5-5 overall, 4-2 MEAC) drops to fourth place in the MEAC and will host South Carolina A&T (7-3 overall, 5-1 MEAC) on Nov. 15 at Hughes Stadium. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. EST.