MOBILE, Ala. – Nykeem Barton scored on a 1-yard run with 57 seconds left to give Tuskegee a 21-14 win over Texas Southern on Saturday.
Texas Southern (1-3) took over possession on its 3-yard line with 3:20 left and moved the ball out to the 17 before putting it in the hands of Arvell Nelson on second-and-11.
Nelson was sacked by Malcolm Crutchfield and fumbled the ball, which was recovered by Brandon Mitchell on the Texas Southern 16.
Barton then ran for 5 yards three straight times to move the Division II Golden Tigers (3-1) down to the 1.
Barton finished with 58 yards and three touchdowns on 15 carries.
The Tigers took a 14-7 lead on Nelson's 1-yard run early in the second quarter, but Barton's 5-yard TD tied it with 8:38 left in the half.
Martin Gilbert led the Tigers with 121 yards on 19 carries.