Parker McKinney threw for 256 yards and two scores, Alonzo Booth ran for two touchdowns and Eastern Kentucky held off Murray State 34-27 on Saturday.
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Lamarcus Young's early 41-yard touchdown run sparked UT Martin to a 38-28 win over Eastern Kentucky on Saturday in an Ohio Valley Conference matchup.
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Daryl McCleskey Jr. ran for 202 yards and a pair of touchdowns, and Eastern Kentucky rolled to a 42-16 victory over Tennessee State on Saturday night in an Ohio Valley Conference opener.
Parker McKinney threw for two touchdowns and rushed for a third as Eastern Kentucky rolled to a 35-10 victory over Presbyterian College in the first meeting between the teams on Saturday afternoon.
Chris Childers and Peterson Kerlegrand ran for touchdowns, Jerry Nunez kicked two field goals to tie a school record and Indiana State made a goal-line stand to get its first win of the season Saturday, 19-7 over Eastern Kentucky.
Jawon Pass threw for a career-high four touchdowns to lead Louisville to a 42-0 victory over Eastern Kentucky on Saturday night and give coach Scott Satterfield his first win with the Cardinals.
Alonzo Booth carried seven times for 128 yards and three touchdowns and Eastern Kentucky rolled past Valparaiso 53-7 in a season-opener on Thursday night.
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Kentucky trails Eastern Kentucky 13-10 at halftime, but they remain fairly strong favorites to win today. Why? Because Eastern Kentucky is 24.7 points worse than the average FBS team, per FPI. And the Wildcats are home, too.
Sam Houston State junior quarterback Jeremiah Briscoe has been named the top offensive player in the Football Championship Subdivision after throwing for 4,602 yards and an NCAA-leading 57 touchd
Unusual formation leads to two points
Eastern Kentucky ran the swinging gate to perfection to get in the end zone for a 2-point conversion against Purdue. But the Boilermakers still lead 21-8 on ESPNews.
Trick play turned into Purdue pick six
Eastern Kentucky RB James Smith Jr. attempted to throw back to his quarterback, but Purdue's Gelen Robinson picked him off and took it 78 yards to the house. Purdue leads Eastern Kentucky 21-0 on ESPNews.
EKU passing game will challenge Purdue
Former Missouri QB Maty Mauk has played in two SEC title games. Now, he might not even start at Eastern Kentucky. The Boilermakers should be prepared to face either Mauk or three-year veteran Bennie Coney on Saturday. Upset watch (Insider)
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Spence will make case for starting job
Rookie Noah Spence blew past veteran right tackle Gosder Cherilus in the first practice in training camp while lining up with the second-team defense. Spence affords the Bucs some flexibility with their fronts, writes Jenna Laine. Camp predictions