10-17-2012 10:32 AM

The perfect storm for an upset was already brewing before Alabama A&M took to the field at Louis Crews Stadium in Normal this past Saturday, a game the Bulldogs would lose 21-20 to Alcorn State.

A&M was undefeated. It was rated No. 2 in most every major black college football poll and made its debut in the FCS national poll at No. 25. It was the state’s hottest team outside of Tuscaloosa and was scheduled to face a Braves team one-game removed from a four-game losing streak on its homecoming.

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