Morgan State watched Bethune-Cookman start to unravel early in the second quarter of Saturday’s Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference matchup even though the Wildcats had a three-point lead at the time.

After defensive back Dion Hanks was ejected for striking a Morgan State player, Wildcats coach Brian Jenkins was also kicked out of the game seconds later for berating the officials. The NCAA does not officially track ejections, but at least three NCAA representatives said Jenkins could be the first head football coach ever ejected from a game.

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The Bears, however, missed three field-goal attempts, had two others blocked, and eventually fell to first-place Bethune-Cookman, 24-13, in front of an announced 2,187 at Hughes Stadium. Morgan State lost its fourth consecutive game and fell to 2-3 in the MEAC and 3-6 overall. Bethune-Cookman improved to 6-0 in the league and 7-2 overall. read more…