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Morehead State Eagles (1-2)

Ellis guides Austin Peay to 59-35 romp over Morehead State

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Draylen Ellis passed for 345 yards and three touchdowns and Austin Peay rolled to a 59-35 victory over Morehead State in nonconference play on Saturday.

Ellis put the Governors (2-1) on top for good midway through the first quarter - connecting with Eugene Minter for a 17-yard score and adding a two-point conversion pass for an 8-0 lead. Morehead State (1-2) pulled within two points with 1:36 left in the first on Issiah Aguero's 1-yard run. Jack McDonald's 30-yard pick-6 stretched Austin Peay's lead to 15-6 just 1:31 into the second quarter. Ellis added a 26-yard scoring strike to Minter and Ahmaad Tanner scored on a 26-yard run to put the Governors up 28-6 at halftime.

Ellis' final TD pass was a 34-yarder to Baniko Harley in the third quarter. Ellis completed 21 of 36 passes. Tanner added a 1-yard scoring run in the final quarter and finished with 83 yards on 17 carries. Backup QB Neyland Jean got in on the scoring with a 31-yard TD toss to Trey Goodman with 5:40 left to play. Jevon Jackson ended the scoring for Austin Peay on a 1-yard TD run with 2:06 remaining.

Passing Yards: M. Pappas759
Passing TDs: M. Pappas6
Rushing Yards: I. Aguero80
Rushing TDs: I. Aguero2
Receiving Yards: B. Byrd266
Receiving TDs: B. Byrd3
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2021
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/4 at James Madison L 10 - 68
9/11 vs. Point University W 62 - 9
9/18 at Austin Peay L 35 - 59
10/2 vs. Dayton 11:00 PT12:00 MT1:00 CT2:00 ET6:00 GMT2:00 北京时间11:00 MST12:00 CST1:00 EST
10/9 at Presbyterian 10:00 PT11:00 MT12:00 CT1:00 ET5:00 GMT1:00 北京时间10:00 MST11:00 CST12:00 EST
10/16 vs. Butler 12:00 PT1:00 MT2:00 CT3:00 ET7:00 GMT3:00 北京时间12:00 MST1:00 CST2:00 EST
10/23 at Marist 9:00 PT10:00 MT11:00 CT12:00 ET4:00 GMT12:00 北京时间9:00 MST10:00 CST11:00 EST
10/30 vs. Davidson 11:00 PT12:00 MT1:00 CT2:00 ET6:00 GMT2:00 北京时间11:00 MST12:00 CST1:00 EST
11/6 at San Diego 1:00 PT2:00 MT3:00 CT4:00 ET8:00 GMT4:00 北京时间1:00 MST2:00 CST3:00 EST
11/13 vs. Stetson 10:00 PT11:00 MT12:00 CT1:00 ET6:00 GMT2:00 北京时间11:00 MST12:00 CST1:00 EST
11/20 at Valparaiso 11:00 PT12:00 MT1:00 CT2:00 ET7:00 GMT3:00 北京时间12:00 MST1:00 CST2:00 EST
Pioneer League
  Conference Overall
Dayton 1-0 2-1
Davidson 1-0 2-1
Valparaiso 1-0 1-3
Stetson 0-0 2-1
Morehead State 0-0 1-2
Marist 0-0 0-2
Presbyterian 0-1 2-2
Butler 0-1 2-2
Drake 0-1 1-3
San Diego 0-1 0-4
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 1185 (60)
Passing Yards: 969 (20)
Rushing Yards: 216 (105)
Points per game: 35.7 (20)
Yards per game: 395.0 (38)
Touchdowns: 12 (36)
Field Goals: 4 (27)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 1459 (70)
Passing Yards: 883 (77)
Rushing Yards: 576 (65)
Points per game: 45.3 (113)
Yards per game: 486.3 (106)
Touchdowns: 17 (93)
Field Goals: 3 (53)
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