September 7, 2002
(Albany-AP) -- Elliott Webster returned a kickoff 97 yards for a touchdown and Miles held off Albany State 25-to-19 last night. The Rams (0-2) fell behind 17-0 and 25 to 6 before a late rally came up short. Warin Major threw a nine-yard TD pass to Edward Harper with a minute-34 left to bring them within six, but Antonio Nelson recovered the ensuing onside kick and the Bears (1-1) ran out the clock. Webster rushed for 77 yards and another score. Nicholas Smith was 13-of-28 for 171 yards and a touchdown. Major finished 13-of-35 for 170 yards and two scores.