Alabama A&M Beats Bama State in Magic City Classic

(Birmingham-AP) - Rashad Cylar kicked four field goals and Nicholas Wells caught the go-ahead touchdown as Alabama A&M defeated Alabama State 20-17 today.

The win pulls the Bulldogs into a tie with the Hornets atop the Southwestern Athletic Conference's Eastern Division. Both teams now have 3-2 league records.

The schools' 62nd meeting was played at Birmingham's Legion Field, about halfway between A-and-M's Huntsville campus and Alabama State's Montgomery campus. Alabama A&M now leads the series 30-29-3.

Tarvaris Jackson threw two touchdown passes to Brandon Horace for ASU.