Central State University (CSU) Marauders first year Head Football Coach Cedric Pearl, guided CSU to victory at their home season opener, with a 28-18 victory over, the Clark Atlanta University Panthers, a Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) opponent.

The Marauders started the first quarter with a 67-yard touchdown pass to Leon Chambers with only one minute and eight seconds off the clock.  The Panthers responded with a 67-yard drive which lead to a 26-yard field goal.  The Marauders went on to score another touchdown.

Panthers sophomore quarterback, Trenton Earl soon responded connecting with Travious Blair for a 59-yard touchdown pass which would be the Panthers only one in the first quarter.
The Marauders sophomore quarterback, Terrance Wafford was not done as he connected again for with a touchdown to Christopher Murray with 14 seconds remaining in the first half.  This would be the beginning of Wafford leading the Marauders’ offense to a combined 422 total offensive yards including 201 on the ground.

The Marauders will travel to Thomas A. Robinson Stadium in Nassau, Bahamas, September 14th for the Bahamas HBCUX Classic against Texas Southern University.

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