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Florida A&M out of FCS Playoffs after 38-14 loss to SE Louisiana

Rattlers end season with 9-3 record
SE Louisiana eliminates Florida A&M from FCS Playoffs
Posted at 10:23 PM, Nov 27, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-27 22:46:06-05

HAMMOND, La. (WTXL) — The Florida A&M Rattlers have been eliminated from the FCS Playoffs after a 38-14 loss to Southeast Louisiana on Saturday night.

This was the first time the Rattlers have made the FCS Playoffs since 2001. FAMU's final record for the 2021 season is 9-3.

Cole Kelley threw four touchdown passes and Southeastern Louisiana beat Florida A&M 38-14 in the first round of the Football Championship Series playoffs. Kelley threw two touchdown passes to Taron Jones.

Nick Kovacs also caught a TD pass and ran for a score. Rasean McKay threw for 238 yards with a pair of late touchdown passes for Florida A&M (9-3).

Southeastern Louisiana (9-3) will move on to play third-seeded James Madison in the second round.