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Tarik Cohen becomes MEAC’s all-time leading rusher

Tarik Cohen has been breaking records since he arrived at North Carolina A&T and he picked up a big one on Thursday night.

The running back from Bunn, NC became the MEAC’s all-time leading rusher against Norfolk State, topping former South Carolina State star Will Ford’s conference record with this 62-yard touchdown run.

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Cohen entered the game with 4,501 yards in his first 38 career games, needing 172 to break Ford’s record. He is now fifth all-time in rushing yards among running backs from HBCUs, according to The Black College Sports Page. Former Winston-Salem State running back Richard Huntley’s 6,286 yards remains the standard there.

Check out the full highlights from the game here:

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  1. Dude

    November 14, 2016 at 1:23 am

    Would showings that's knowledgeable give me the names of running backs that Tarik Cohen surpassed in the meac and the year or year they set those records or at the very least the years they were in school?  I can take it from there with some research I'm working on.

    Thanks in advance.

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