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Rams win SIAC title in a thriller!

By Shayne Wright  - bio | email

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - It wasn't easy or pretty but Albany State got the job done. The Rams held off Fort Valley State 12-7 in the Fountain City Classic to claim their first SIAC title since 2006.  Stanley Jennings connected on 2 touchdown passes to Ronnie Childs in the second half after both teams failed to get on the score board in the first half. 

The Rams' defense stepped up big in the 4th quarter with less than a minute left.  ASU held Fort Valley out of the end zone after a blocked punt gave the Wildcats possession at the Ram 10 yard line. The win closes out a 10-0 regular season for the Rams.

Head Coach Mike White said "I can't say enough about the guys, the players and the staff.  They did a super job today. 10-0, loving it." 

Albany State will have a bye in the first round of the regional playoffs which begin next week.

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