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Tuesday, 24 November 2020
Western Carolina University vs. Eastern Kentucky University November 21, 2020
Topic: Eastern Kentucky University Foot

2020FBWCUEKU

Western Carolina University vs. Eastern Kentucky University
Roy Kidd Stadium

Eastern Kentucky University
Richmond, KY
November 21, 2020

© 2020 by Ron Harrison

Eastern Kentucky scored on four plays of over 60 yards and rolled up 590 yards of total offense in a 49-17 victory over Western Carolina.  Eastern Kentucky recorded 23 first downs and 590 yards of total offense.  The Colonels were penalized 11 times for 100 yards, lost two fumbles, and had two passes intercepted.  Western Carolina recorded 17 first downs and 255 yards of total offense.  They were penalized four times for 45 yards and had two passes intercepted.

Alonzo Booth led Eastern Kentucky’s ground game with 178 yards and three touchdowns on 27 carries.  Kyeandre Magloire carried the ball three times for 32 yards.  Isaiah Velez completed 18 of 32 passes for 310 yards and two touchdowns with two interceptions.  Jackson Beerman completed his only pass for 63 yards and a touchdown.  Jackson Beerman caught five passes for 102 yards and one touchdown.  Jacquez Jones also caught five passes for 100 yards and a touchdown.  Keyion Dixon recorded three receptions for 52 yards.  Alonzo Booth caught a 69 yard touchdown reception.  Davion Ross returned two kickoffs for 116 yards including a 94 yard return for a touchdown.  Alexander Woznick kicked off eight times for a 58.5 average and five touchbacks.  Matthew Jackson led the defense with six solo and one assisted tackles with one of his tackles resulting in a one yard loss.  TJ Comstock added four solo tackles.  Elijah Taylor recorded two solo and one assisted tackles with one of his tackles resulting in an 18 yard loss.  Allante Leapheart chipped in with three solo tackles and intercepted a pass.  Daulson Fitzpatrick also intercepted a pass.

Donnavan Spencer led Western Carolina’s ground game with 56 yards on 13 carries.  Mikai Stanley carried the ball seven times for 30 yards.  Will Jones completed 12 of 25 passes for 127 yards and one touchdown with one interception.  Mark Wright completed two of eight passes for seven yards with one interception.  Calvin Jones caught four passes for 28 yards.  Clayton Bardall and Mahari Stribling each caught one pass for 40 and 30 yards respectively with Stribling’s reception going for a touchdown.  Brandon Dickerson punted 10 times for a 40.1 average with a long punt of 52 yards with seven punts inside the 20 yard line.  Quintin Talley and AJ Rogers each recorded six solo and two assisted tackles.  Ricky Palao added one solo and six assisted tackles and recovered a fumble he returned 54 yards for a touchdown.  Ronald Kent Jr. chipped in with four solo and two assisted tackles. Roman Johnson added two solo and three assisted tackles with 1.5 of his tackles resulting in losses totaling seven yards.  Trevor Childers recorded two solo and two assisted tackles with one of his tackles resulting in a two yard loss and intercepted a pass he returned 14 yards.  Aaron Gethers recovered a fumble and intercepted a pass he returned 22 yards.

Scoring Summary

School

Q1

Q2

Q3

Q4

Final

Western Carolina University

0

10

0

7

17

Eastern Kentucky University

7

14

0

28

49

 

EKU

-

Alonzo Booth 4 yard run (Alexander Woznick)

WCU

-

Paxton Robertson kicks a 52 yard field goal

WCU

-

Ricky Palao 54 yard fumble recovery return (Richard McCollum kick)

EKU

-

Davion Ross 94 yard kickoff return (Alexander Woznick kick)

EKU

-

Alonzo Booth 69 yard pass from Isaiah Velez (Alexander Woznick kick)

EKU

-

Jacquez Jones 63 yard pass from Jackson Beerman (Alexander Woznick kick)

EKU

-

Alonzo Booth 6 yard run (Alexander Woznick kick)

EKU

-

Jackson Beerman 66 yard pass from Isaiah Velez (Alexander Woznick kick)

WCU

-

Mahari Stribling 30 yard pass from Will Jones (Richard McCollum kick)

EKU

-

Alonzo Booth 28 yard run (Alexander Woznick kick)

 

Selected Statistics

Western Carolina University

 

Rushing

No.

Yds.

Avg.

Long

Donnavan Spencer

13

56

4.3

25

Mikai Stanley

7

30

4.3

11

Mark Wright

3

20

6.7

11

Will Jones

7

9

1.3

18

Syheam McQueen

1

4

4.0

4

Caleb Ferguson

1

3

3.0

3

Reggie Jones

2

0

0.0

2

Luke Sutton

1

-1

-1.0

0

 

 

Passing

A-C-I

Yds.

TD

Long

Will Jones 

25-12-1

127

1

40

Mark Wright

8-2-1

7

0

4

 

 

Receiving

No.

Yds.

TD

Long

Calvin Jones

4

28

0

10

Reggie Jones

3

10

0

6

Keenan Hambrick

2

14

0

10

Clayton Bardall

1

40

0

40

Mahari Stribling

1

30

1

30

Dylan Abernethy

1

5

0

5

Owen Cosenke

1

4

0

4

Donnavan Spencer

1

3

0

3

 

 

Eastern Kentucky University

 

Rushing

No.

Yds.

Avg.

Long

Alonzo Booth

27

178

6.6

40

Kyeandre Magloire

3

32

10.7

25

Isaiah Velez

7

7

1.0

7

 

 

Passing

A-C-I

Yds.

TD

Long

Isaiah Velez

32-18-2

310

2

69

Jackson Beerman

1-1-0

63

1

63

 

 

Receiving

No.

Yds.

TD

Long

Jackson Beerman

5

102

1

66

Jacquez Jones

5

100

1

63

Keyion Dixon

3

52

0

24

Malik Owens

2

30

0

20

Matt Wilcox Jr.

2

9

0

5

Alonzo Booth

1

69

1

69

Ethan Bradds

1

11

0

11

 

Acknowledgements

A special thanks to the EKU Stats Crew for the comprehensive stats provided for today’s games.

 

Please feel free to send your comments and questions concerning the event, teams, or players to me at prepgridiron@yahoo.com.

Ron Harrison’s reports on this and other football events appear on https://www.angelfire.com/ky2/prepgridiron.


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Saturday, 14 November 2020
Eastern Kentucky University vs. University Central Arkansas November 14, 2020
Topic: Eastern Kentucky University Foot

2020FBEKUUCA

Eastern Kentucky University vs. University Central Arkansas
Estes Stadium

University Central Arkansas
Conway, AR
November 14, 2020

© 2020 by Ron Harrison

Central Arkansas rallied from a 25-24 deficit after three quarters to defeat Eastern Kentucky University 37-25.  Central Arkansas raced out to a 24-0 lead but Eastern Kentucky sparked by RS-FR QB Isaiah Velez rallied to take a 25-24 lead before Central Arkansas’ late surge.  Central Arkansas recorded 23 first downs and 399 yards of total offense.  The Bears were penalized eight times for 49 yards and had two passes intercepted.  Eastern Kentucky recorded 23 first downs and 419 yards of total offense.  The Colonels were penalized eight times for 67 yards and lost a fumble.

Kierre Crossley led Central Arkansas’ ground game with 62 yards and a touchdown on 13 carries.  Luke Hales completed 20 of 32 passes for 324 yards and two touchdowns with two interceptions.  Tyler Hudson caught eight passes for 154 yards and a touchdown.  Luj. Winningham added five receptions for 77 yards and a touchdown.  Mitc. Perkinson recorded four receptions for 68 yards.  Cameron Myers returned two kickoffs for 152 yards including a 96 yard return for a touchdown.  Se. Hughes-Ford kicked off seven times for a 61.0 average with five touchbacks.  Logan Jessup led the defense with five solo and five assisted tackles with three of his tackles resulting in losses totaling 15 yards and recovered a fumble he returned nine yards.  TaMuari Wilson added five solo and four assisted tackles.  A’Javius Brown recorded four solo and three assisted tackles with three of his tackles resulting in losses totaling 10 yards.  Jalen Bedell chipped in with two solo and three assisted tackles with two of his tackles resulting in losses totaling 10 yards.

Alonzo Booth led Eastern Kentucky’s ground game with 124 yards and a touchdown on 33 carries.  Keyion Dixon carried the ball one times for 36 yards.  Isaiah Velez recorded 28 yards and a touchdown on nine carries.  Isaiah Velez completed 15 of 19 passes for 151 yards and a touchdown.  Dakota Allen completed four of seven passes for 67 yards.  Jackson Beerman caught three passes for 62 yards.  Jacquez Jones recorded three passes for 59 yards.  Keyion Dixon added four catches for 34 yards and a touchdown.  Matt Wilcox Jr. caught four passes for 25 yards.  Thomas Cook kicked off six times for a 64.0 average with four touchbacks.  M. Jackson led the defense with nine solo and one assisted tackles.  Quinten Floyd added two solo and three assisted tackles.  Caleb Lundy recorded three solo and one assisted tackles with one of his tackles resulting in a one yard loss.  A. Leapheart and Kmare Carey each intercepted a pass.

Scoring Summary

School

Q1

Q2

Q3

Q4

Final

Eastern Kentucky University

0

9

16

0

25

University Central Arkansas

17

7

0

13

37

 

UCA

-

Cameron Myers 96 yard kickoff return (Seren Hughes-Ford kick)

UCA

-

Seren Hughes-Ford kicks a 30 yard field goal

UCA

-

Tyler Hudson 69 yard pass from Luke Hales (Seren Hughes-Ford kick)

UCA

-

Kierre Crossley 2 yard run (Seren Hughes-Ford kick)

EKU

-

Alex Woznick kicks a 27 yard field goal

EKU

-

Alonzo Booth 8 yard run (Alex Woznick kick fails)

EKU

-

Alex Woznick kicks a 36 yard field goal

EKU

-

Keyion Dixon 2 yard pass from Isaiah Velez (Alex Woznick kick)

EKU

-

Isaiah Velez 2 yard run (Isaiah Velez pass fails)

UCA

-

Marshu Douglas 1 yard run (Mi. Kitt-Denton run fails)

UCA

-

Luj. Winningham 12 yard pass from Luke Hales (Seren Hughes-Ford kick)

 

Selected Statistics

Eastern Kentucky University

 

Rushing

No.

Yds.

Avg.

Long

Alonzo Booth

33

124

3.8

25

Keyion Dixon

1

36

36.0

36

Isaiah Velez

9

28

3.1

29

Kyeandre Magloire

2

11

5.5

6

Dakota Allen

4

2

0.5

6

 

 

Passing

A-C-I

Yds.

TD

Long

Isaiah Velez 

19-15-0

151

1

28

Dakota Allen

7-4-0

67

0

33

 

 

Receiving

No.

Yds.

TD

Long

Jackson Beerman

3

62

0

33

Jacquez Jones

3

59

0

28

Keyion Dixon

4

34

1

18

Matt Wilcox Jr.

4

25

0

9

Alonzo Booth

2

19

0

11

Malik Owens

1

14

0

14

Kyeandre Magloire

2

5

0

7

 

 

University Central Arkansas

 

Rushing

No.

Yds.

Avg.

Long

Kierre Crossley

13

62

4.8

20

Cameron Myers

4

13

3.3

7

Marshu Douglas

6

9

1.5

4

Tyler Hudson

1

3

3.0

3

Team

3

-4

-1.3

0

Luke Hales

1

-8

-8.0

0

 

 

Passing

A-C-I

Yds.

TD

Long

Luke Hales

32-20-2

324

2

69

 

 

Receiving

No.

Yds.

TD

Long

Tyler Hudson

8

154

1

69

Luj Winningham

5

77

1

28

Mitc. Perkinson

4

68

0

32

Kierre Crossley

2

19

0

11

Riyadh Ananda

1

6

0

6

 

Acknowledgements

A special thanks to the Central Arkansas Stats Crew for the comprehensive stats provided for today’s game.

 

Please feel free to send your comments and questions concerning the event, teams, or players to me at prepgridiron@yahoo.com.

Ron Harrison’s reports on this and other football events appear on https://www.angelfire.com/ky2/prepgridiron.


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Friday, 13 November 2020
Stephen F. Austin vs. Eastern Kentucky University November 7, 2020
Topic: Eastern Kentucky University Foot

2020FBSFAEKU

Stephen F. Austin vs. Eastern Kentucky University
Roy Kidd Stadium

Eastern Kentucky University
Richmond, KY
November 7, 2020

© 2020 by Ron Harrison

Stephen F. Austin dominated in all aspects of the game today and defeated Eastern Kentucky University by the score of 24-6.  Eastern Kentucky was missing some key players including QB Parker McKinney.  Stephen F. Austin dominated on the ground and sacked QB Dakota Allen six times and was credited with nine QB hurries and consistently putting pressure on the EKU punter and scored on a 22 blocked punt return.  Stephen F. Austin recorded 16 first downs and 362 yards of total offense.  The Lumberjacks were penalized four times for 40 yards and lost three fumbles.  Eastern Kentucky University recorded 13 first downs and 214 yards of total offense.  The Colonels had two passes intercepted.

JaQuarion Turner led Stephen F. Austin’s ground game with 208 yards on 21 carries.  Trae Self completed 12 of 18 passes for 124 yards and one touchdown.  Xavier Gipson caught six passes for 74 yards and a touchdown.  Korbin White returned one kickoff for 26 yards.  Tkai Lloyd led the defense with two solo and four assisted tackles.  Brevin Randle added four solo and one assisted tackles with one of his tackles resulting in a five yard loss.  Myles Heard recorded three solo and two assisted tackles with one of his tackles resulting in a three yard loss and intercepted a pass.  Day Day Coleman chipped in with four solo tackles with one of his tackles resulting in a 10 yard loss.  Caleb Fox added three solo and one assisted tackles with two of his tackles resulting in losses totaling nine yards.  BJ Thompson recorded three solo and one assisted tackles with 1.5 of his tackles resulting in losses totaling 12 yards.  Jeremiah Davis added three solo tackles with one of his tackles resulting in a six yard loss and intercepted a pass.  Zach Nwachukwu scored on a 22 yard blocked punt return.

Alonzo Booth led Eastern Kentucky’s ground game with 41 yards on 11 carries.  Dakota Allen completed 14 of 36 passes for 158 yards with two interceptions.  Keyion Dixon completed his only pass for 26 yards.  Jackson Beerman caught four passes for 65 yards.  Matt Wilcox Jr. added four receptions for 57 yards.  Jacquez Jones recorded three receptions for 28 yards.  Keyion Dixon caught three passes for 27 yards.  Kaleb Lundy led the defense with six solo and four assisted tackles.  Elijah Taylor added three solo and three assisted tackles with 1.5 of his tackles resulting in losses totaling four yards and recovered a fumble he returned 16 yards.  Daulson Fitzpatrick recorded two solo and four assisted tackles.  Kabbash Richards chipped in with two solo and three assisted tackles with one of his tackles resulting in a five yard loss.  Nic Cheeley added two solo and two assisted tackles with one of his tackles resulting in a seven yard loss and recovered a fumble.  Eli Hairston recorded one solo and three assisted tackles and recovered a fumble.

Scoring Summary

School

Q1

Q2

Q3

Q4

Final

Stephen F. Austin

14

0

7

3

24

Eastern Kentucky University

0

3

3

0

6

 

SFA

-

Trae Self 7 yard run (Chris Campos kick)

SFA

-

Xavier Gipson 30 yard pass from Trae Self (Chris Campos kick)

EKU

-

Alexander Woznick kicks a 30 yard field goal

EKU

-

Alexander Woznick kicks a 28 yard field goal

SFA

-

Zach Nwachukwu 22 yard blocked punt return (Chris Campos kick)

SFA

-

Chris Campos kicks a 24 yard field goal

 

Selected Statistics

Stephen F. Austin

 

Rushing

No.

Yds.

Avg.

Long

JaQuarion Turner

21

208

9.9

39

Xavier Gipson

2

22

11.0

16

Trae self

12

4

0.3

13

Korbin White

2

3

1.5

2

Larry Jones

1

3

3.0

3

Team

3

-2

-0.7

0

 

 

Passing

A-C-I

Yds.

TD

Long

Trae Self 

18-12-0

124

1

30

 

 

Receiving

No.

Yds.

TD

Long

Xavier Gipson

6

74

1

30

Remi Simmons

2

23

0

14

Chad Aune

2

18

0

15

JaQuarion Turner

2

9

0

9

 

 

Eastern Kentucky University

 

Rushing

No.

Yds.

Avg.

Long

Alonzo Booth

11

41

3.7

22

Kyeandre Magloire

1

0

0.0

0

Jacquez Jones

1

-2

-2.0

0

Dakota Allen

19

-4

-0.2

8

Keyion Dixon

1

-5

-5.0

0

 

 

Passing

A-C-I

Yds.

TD

Long

Dakota Allen

36-14-2

158

0

36

Keyion Dixon

1-1-0

26

0

26

 

 

Receiving

No.

Yds.

TD

Long

Jackson Beerman

4

65

0

36

Matt Wilcox Jr.

4

57

0

36

Jacquez Jones

3

28

0

12

Keyion Dixon

3

27

0

15

Alonzo Booth

1

7

0

7

 

Acknowledgements

A special thanks to the EKU Stats Crew for the comprehensive stats provided for today’s game.

 

Please feel free to send your comments and questions concerning the event, teams, or players to me at prepgridiron@yahoo.com.

Ron Harrison’s reports on this and other football events appear on https://www.angelfire.com/ky2/prepgridiron.


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Monday, 26 October 2020
Central Arkansas vs. Eastern Kentucky University October 24, 2020
Topic: Eastern Kentucky University Foot

2020FBUCAEKU

Central Arkansas vs. Eastern Kentucky University
Roy Kidd Stadium

Eastern Kentucky University
Richmond, KY
October 24, 2020

© 2020 by Ron Harrison

Eastern Kentucky University overcame a lot of adversity today to defeat #11 Central Arkansas by the score of 31-28.  Eastern Kentucky took a 17-7 lead in the first half but QB Parker McKinney had to leave the game with an injury after torching the Bears defense for 216 yards and two touchdowns through the air before having to leave the game.  Dakota Allen entered the game at for EKU at QB before halftime and led the Colonels to a 24-14 lead early in the final quarter.  Central Arkansas fought back and took a 28-24 lead with 1:21 left in the game on a one yard run by Breylin Smith and a conversion kick by Hayden Ray.  The Colonels took over on their own 23 yard line and marched down the field aided by a costly personal foul penalty and a roughing the passer penalty on Central Arkansas which put EKU in position to have a chance to pull this game out.  Dakota Allen found Matt Wilcox Jr. in the left corner of the end zone from 21 yards with six seconds remaining on the clock.  Alexander Woznick added the conversion kick to make the score 31-28.  EKU successfully defended the kickoff return and the Colonels celebrated a big win.

Eastern Kentucky recorded 26 first downs and 460 yards of total offense.  The Colonels were penalized nine times for 85 yards and lost two fumbles.  Central Arkansas recorded 23 first downs and 419 yards of total offense.  The Bears were penalized six times for 80 yards, lost a fumble, and had two passes intercepted.

Dakota Allen led EKU’s ground game with 59 yards and a touchdown on nine carries.  Alonzo Booth carried the ball nine times for 49 yards.  Parker McKinney added 36 yards on seven carries.  Parker McKinney completed 15 of 20 passes for 216 yards and two touchdowns.  Dakota Allen completed nine of 14 passes for 85 yards and a touchdown.  Matt Wilcox Jr. caught eight passes for 81 yards and a touchdown.  Jacquez Jones added six receptions for 136 yards.  Ethan Bradds caught two passes for 29 yards and a touchdown.  Malik Owens caught a seven yard touchdown pass.  Davion Ross returned four kickoffs for 49 yards with a long return of 21 yards.  Matthew Jackson led the defense with five solo and six assisted tackles with 1.5 of his tackles resulting in losses totaling six yards and recovered a fumble.  Eli Hairston added three solo and five assisted tackles.  TJ Comstock recorded four solo tackles.  Joseph Sayles and Kmare Carey each intercepted a pass with return yardage of 14 and 18 yard respectively.

Kierre Crossley led UCA’s ground game with 69 yards and a touchdown on 15 carries.  Breylin Smith carried the ball seven times for 30 yards and a touchdown.  Breylin Smith completed 30 of 45 passes for 320 yards and two touchdowns with two interceptions.  Lujuan Winningham caught nine passes for 103 yards and a touchdown.  Tyler Hudson added seven receptions for 106 yards and a touchdown.  Mitchell Perkinson caught five passes for 41 yards.  Kierre Crossley added two receptions for 40 yards.  Tyler Hudson returned two punts for 21 yards with a long return of 18 yards.  Cameron Myers returned two kickoffs for 47 yards with a long return of 29 yards.  Cameron Godfrey led the defense with four solo and five assisted tackles.  Deandre Lamont added three solo and four assisted tackles.  Davis Harrison recorded four solo and two assisted tackles.  Robert Rochelle added three solo and three assisted tackles.   

Scoring Summary

School

Q1

Q2

Q3

Q4

Final

Central Arkansas

0

7

7

14

28

Eastern Kentucky University

0

17

0

14

31

 

EKU

-

Malik Owens 7 yard pass from Parker McKinney (Alexander Woznick kick)

UCA

-

Tyler Hudson 11 yard pass from Breylin Smith (Hayden Ray kick)

EKU

-

Ethan Bradds 19 yard pass from Parker McKinney (Alexander Woznick kick)

EKU

-

Alexander Woznick kicks a 37 yard field goal

UCA

-

Kierre Crossley 1 yard run (Hayden Ray kick)

EKU

-

Dakota Allen 7 yard run (Alexander Woznick kick)

UCA

-

Lujuan Winningham 4 yard pass from Breylin Smith (Hayden Ray kick)

UCA

-

Breylin Smith 1 yard run (Hayden Ray kick)

EKU

-

Matt Wilcox Jr. 21 yard pass from Dakota Allen (Alexander Woznick kick)

 

Selected Statistics

Central Arkansas

 

Rushing

No.

Yds.

Avg.

Long

Kierre Crossley

15

69

4.6

14

Breylin Smith

7

30

4.3

18

Cameron Myers

1

0

0.0

0

 

 

Passing

A-C-I

Yds.

TD

Long

Breylin Smith 

45-30-2

320

2

50

 

 

Receiving

No.

Yds.

TD

Long

Lujuan Winningham

9

103

1

22

Tyler Hudson

7

106

1

50

Mitchell Perkinson

5

41

0

17

Austin Eldridge

3

15

0

7

Kierre Crossley

2

40

0

25

Marshun Douglas

2

10

0

7

Riyadh Ananda

1

5

0

5

Miles Kitt-Denton

1

0

0

0

 

 

Eastern Kentucky University

 

Rushing

No.

Yds.

Avg.

Long

Dakota Allen

9

59

6.6

10

Alonzo Booth

9

49

5.4

13

Parker McKinney

7

36

5.1

12

Kyeandre Magloire

4

11

2.8

17

Qurntin Pringle

2

3

1.5

2

Keyion Dixon

1

1

1.0

1

 

 

Passing

A-C-I

Yds.

TD

Long

Parker McKinney

20-15-0

216

2

52

Dakota Allen

   14-9-0

85

1

21

 

 

Receiving

No.

Yds.

TD

Long

Matt Wilcox Jr.

8

81

1

23

Jacquez Jones

6

136

0

52

Ethan Bradds

2

29

1

19

Keyion Dixon

2

18

0

14

Alonzo Booth

2

13

0

7

Micah Manning

1

11

0

11

Malik Owens

1

7

1

7

Quentin Pringle

1

6

0

6

Kyeandre Magloire

1

0

0

0

 

Acknowledgements

A special thanks to the EKU Stats Crew for the comprehensive stats provided for today’s games.

 

Please feel free to send your comments and questions concerning the event, teams, or players to me at prepgridiron@yahoo.com.

Ron Harrison’s reports on this and other football events appear on https://www.angelfire.com/ky2/prepgridiron.


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Sunday, 18 October 2020
Eastern Kentucky University vs. Troy October 17, 2020
Topic: Eastern Kentucky University Foot

2020FBEKUTROY

Eastern Kentucky University vs. Troy
Veterans Memorial Stadium

Troy
Troy, AL
October 17, 2020

© 2020 by Ron Harrison

Evan Legassey kicked a 47 yard field goal as time expired to earn a 31-29 victory over Eastern Kentucky University.  Troy led 28-17 after three quarters but Eastern Kentucky rallied and took a 29-28 with 21 seconds left in the game on a four yard pass from Parker McKinney to Keyion Dixon but a two point conversion attempt failed.  Troy then mounted a three play drive which culminated in the game winning field goal.  Troy recorded 27 first downs and 507 yards of total offense.  They were penalized eight times for 88 yards, lost a fumble, and had two passes intercepted.  Eastern Kentucky recorded 21 first downs and 425 yards of total offense.  The Colonels were penalized seven times for 40 yards and had one pass intercepted.

Kimani Vidal led Troy’s ground attack with 143 yards and a touchdown on 13 carries.  BJ Smith carried the ball 15 times for 46 yards.  Gunnar Watson completed 26 of 38 passes for 333 yards and three touchdowns with two interceptions.  Kaylon Geiger caught seven passes for 100 yards.  BJ Smith added six receptions for 96 yards.  Reggie Todd caught two passes for 38 yards and a touchdown.  Khalli McClain added two receptions for 24 yards and a touchdown.  Tez Johnson returned two punts for 16 yards.  Reggie Todd returned six kickoffs for 134 yards with a long return of 35 yards.  Kaylon Geiger returned one kickoff for 37 yards.  KJ Robertson led the defense with two solo and nine assisted tackles.  C. Martial added two solo and seven assisted tackles.  Deil Pettus recorded six solo and two assisted tackles.  Terrence Dunlap added three assisted tackles, two pass break ups, and one interception.

Alonzo Booth led Eastern Kentucky’s ground game with 39 yards and a touchdown on 15 carries.  Parker McKinney completed 30 of 47 passes for 370 yards and two touchdowns with one interception.  Keyion Dixon caught eight passes for 196 yards and two touchdowns.  Jacquez Jones added eight receptions for 75 yards.  Jackson Beerman caught six passes for 57 yards.  Allante Leapheart returned one punt for 10 yards.  Davion Ross returned three kickoffs for 58 yards with a long return of 26 yards.  Kaleb Lundy led the defense with two solo and nine assisted tackles with one of his tackles resulting in a one yard loss.  Joseph Sayles, Kabbash Richards, and Eli Hairston each recorded three solo and six assisted tackles.  Matthew Jackson recorded three solo and four assisted tackles with 1.5 of his tackles resulting in losses totaling nine yards.  Kmare Carey returned one pass he returned 18 yards.  Elijah Taylor recovered a fumble and intercepted a pass.

Scoring Summary

School

Q1

Q2

Q3

Q4

Final

Eastern Kentucky University

7

10

0

12

29

Troy

14

7

7

3

31

 

TROY

-

AJ Lewis 16 yard pass from Gunnar Watson (Evan Legassey kick)

EKU

-

Keyion Dixon 90 yard pass from Parker McKinney (Alexander Woznick kick)

TROY

-

Khalil McClain 9 yard pass from Gunnar Watson (Evan Legassey kick)

EKU

-

Alexander Woznick kicks a 19 yard field goal

EKU

-

Alonzo Booth 12 yard run (Alexander Woznick kick)

TROY

-

Kimani Vidal 1 yard run (Evan Legassey kick)

TROY

-

Reggie Todd 22 yard pass from Gunnar Watson (Evan Legassey kick)

EKU

-

Alexander Woznick kicks a 22 yard field goal

EKU

-

Alexander Woznick kicks a 25 yard field goal

EKU

-

Keyion Dixon 4 yard pass from Parker McKinney (Parker McKinney pass fails)

TROY

-

Evan Legassey kicks a 47 yard field goal

 

Selected Statistics

Eastern Kentucky University

 

Rushing

No.

Yds.

Avg.

Long

Alonzo Booth

15

39

2.6

12

Parker McKinney

14

9

0.6

7

Kyeandre Magloire

1

7

7.0

7

 

 

Passing

A-C-I

Yds.

TD

Long

Parker McKinney 

47-30-1

370

2

90

 

 

Receiving

No.

Yds.

TD

Long

Keyion Dixon

8

196

2

90

Jacquez Jones

8

75

0

23

Jackson Beerman

6

57

0

26

Kyeandre Magloire

2

13

0

7

Micah Manning

2

10

0

7

Alonzo Booth

2

3

0

2

Ethan Bednarcyzk

1

8

0

8

Ethan Bradds

1

8

0

8

 

 

Troy

 

Rushing

No.

Yds.

Avg.

Long

Kimani Vidal

13

143

11.0

27

BJ Smith

15

45

3.0

5

DK Billingsley

2

6

3.0

6

Team

1

-7

-7.0

0

GunnarWatson

3

-13

-4.3

4

 

 

Passing

A-C-I

Yds.

TD

Long

Gunnar Watson

38-26-2

333

3

37

 

 

Receiving

No.

Yds.

TD

Long

Kaylon Geiger

7

100

0

37

BJ Smith

6

96

0

29

Bret Clark

4

21

0

14

Reggie Todd

2

38

1

22

Tez Johnson

2

30

0

27

Khalil McClain

2

24

1

15

AJ Lewis

1

16

1

16

Kimani Vidal

1

12

0

12

J. Woods

1

-4

0

0

 

Acknowledgements

A special thanks to the Troy Stats Crew for the comprehensive stats provided for today’s games.

 

Please feel free to send your comments and questions concerning the event, teams, or players to me at prepgridiron@yahoo.com.

Ron Harrison’s reports on this and other football events appear on https://www.angelfire.com/ky2/prepgridiron.


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Tuesday, 6 October 2020
Houston Baptist University vs. Eastern Kentucky University October 3, 2020
Topic: Eastern Kentucky University Foot

2020FBHBUEKU

Houston Baptist University vs. Eastern Kentucky University
Roy Kidd Stadium

Eastern Kentucky University
Richmond, KY
October 3, 2020

© 2020 by Ron Harrison

Houston Baptist University defeated Eastern Kentucky University by the score of 33-30.  EKU trailed 31-17 after three quarters but EKU mounted a furious rally in the final quarter to pull within one; 31-30 on a 27 yard pass from Parker McKinney to Keyion Dixon with 4:04 left on the clock.  However Alexander Woznick’s conversion kick was blocked and returned for a two point score by Tra Fluellen.  EKU got one more chance for the win but HBU recovered a fumble near midfield to end the rally.  HBU recorded 24 first downs and 520 yards of total offense.  The Huskies were penalized 12 times for 137 yards.  EKU recorded 26 first downs and 480 yards of total offense.  The Colonels were penalized eight times for 60 yards, lost a fumble, and had two passes intercepted.

D. Minnieweather led HBU’s ground game with 38 yards and a touchdown on nine carries.  LaDarius Turner carried the ball three times for 37 yards.  Bailey Zappe added 22 yards on three carries.  Bailey Zappe completed 35 of 46 passes for 380 yards and three touchdowns.  Vernon Harrell caught 10 passes for 98 yards and a touchdown.  Jerreth Sterns added 10 receptions for 93 yards and a touchdown.  Ben Ratzlaff recorded six receptions for 49 yards.  Josh Sterns added four receptions for 96 yards and a touchdown.  Jerreth Sterns returned two punts for 16 yards with a long return of 12 yards.  Ean Beek returned four kickoffs for 91 yards with a long return of 28 yards.  Blake Patterson punted five times for a 41.8 average with a long punt of 55 yards with two punts inside the 20 yard line.  Blake Patterson kicked off six times for a 65.0 average and six touchbacks.  Caleb Johnson led the defense with five solo and eight assisted tackles.  Phillip Ossai added six solo and four assisted tackles with one of his tackles resulting in a three yard loss.  Patrick Wolfe recorded four solo and five assisted tackles, recovered a fumble, and intercepted a pass he returned 21 yards.  Tra Fluellen added three solo and three assisted tackles and intercepted a pass he returned 38 yards.

Alonzo Booth led the EKU ground game with 108 yards and a touchdown on 17 carries.  Parker McKinney added 59 yards on 12 carries.  Parker McKinney completed 25 of 40 passes for 296 yards and three touchdowns with two interceptions.  Jacquez Jones caught seven passes for 54 yards.  Keyion Dixon added six receptions for 112 yards and a touchdown.  Jackson Beerman recorded six receptions for 84 yards.  Matt Wilcox Jr. caught four passes for 27 yards and two touchdowns.  Matthew Jackson led the defense with 11 solo and four assisted tackles with one of his tackles resulting in a five yard loss.  Joseph Sayles added four solo and three assisted tackles.  Allante Leapheart recorded four solo and two assisted tackles.  Kabbash Richards added two solo and one assisted tackles with 2.5 of his tackles resulting in losses totaling six yards.

Scoring Summary

School

Q1

Q2

Q3

Q4

Final

Houston Baptist University

14

10

7

2

33

Eastern Kentucky University

7

0

10

13

30

 

HBU

-

Vernon Harrell 8 yard pass from Bailey Zappe (Gino Garcia kick)

HBU

-

Jerreth Sterns 42 yard pass from Bailey Zappe (Gino Garcia kick)

EKU

-

Matt Wilcox Jr. 10 yard pass from Parker McKinney (Alexander Woznick kick)

HBU

-

Gine Garcia kicks a 24 yard field goal

HBU

-

D. Minnieweather 1 yard run (Gino Garcia kick)

EKU

-

Matt Wilcox Jr. 7 yard pass from Parker McKinney (Alexander Woznick kick)

EKU

-

Alexander Woznick kicks a 26 yard field goal

HBU

-

Josh Sterns 65 yard pass from Bailey Zappe (Gino Garcia kick)

EKU

-

Alonzo Booth 29 yard run (Alexander Woznick kick)

EKU

-

Keyon Dixon 27 yard pass from Parker McKinney (Alexander Woznick kick blkd.)

HBU

-

Tra Fluellen PAT return

 

Selected Statistics

Houston Baptist University

 

Rushing

No.

Yds.

Avg.

Long

D. Minnieweather

9

38

4.2

18

LaDarius Turner

3

37

12.3

24

Bailey Zappe

3

22

7.3

10

Ean Beek

6

20

3.3

9

Blaise Bentsen

1

14

14.0

14

Jerreth Sterns

1

8

8.0

8

Jaelon Woods

4

3

0.8

1

Team

2

-2

-1.0

0

 

 

Passing

A-C-I

Yds.

TD

Long

Bailey Zappe

46-35-0

380

3

65

 

 

Receiving

No.

Yds.

TD

Long

Vernon Harrell

10

98

1

20

Jerreth Sterns

10

93

1

42

Ben Ratzlaff

6

49

0

12

Josh Sterns

4

96

1

65

DJ Dormeus

2

18

0

12

Coleman Robinson

1

12

0

12

Jaylon Johnson

1

10

0

10

Tyson Thompson

1

4

0

4

 

 

Eastern Kentucky University

 

Rushing

No.

Yds.

Avg.

Long

Alonzo Booth

17

108

6.4

29

Parker McKinney

12

59

4.9

11

Keyion Dixon

1

15

15.0

15

Kyeandr Magloire

3

8

2.7

6

Team

1

-6

-6.0

0

 

 

Passing

A-C-I

Yds.

TD

Long

Parker McKinney

40-25-2

296

3

55

 

 

Receiving

No.

Yds.

TD

Long

Jacquez Jones

7

54

0

11

Keyion Dixon

6

112

1

55

Jackson Beerman

6

84

0

21

Matt Wilcox Jr.

4

27

2

10

Ethan Bradds

1

15

0

15

Kyeandr Magloire

1

4

0

4

 

Acknowledgements

A special thanks to the EKU Stats Crew for the comprehensive stats provided for today’s games.

 

Please feel free to send your comments and questions concerning the event, teams, or players to me at prepgridiron@yahoo.com.

Ron Harrison’s reports on this and other football events appear on https://www.angelfire.com/ky2/prepgridiron.


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Monday, 28 September 2020
Eastern Kentucky University vs. The Citadel September 26, 2020
Topic: Eastern Kentucky University Foot

2020FBEKUCIT

Eastern Kentucky University vs. The Citadel
Johnson Hagood Stadium

The Citadel
Charleston,SC
September 26, 2020

© 2020 by Ron Harrison

Parker McKinney threw for 274 yards and four touchdowns and the defense forced three turnovers to lead Eastern Kentucky University to a 37-14 victory over The Citadel.  Eastern Kentucky recorded 21 first downs and 428 yards of total offense.  The Colonels were penalized six times for 36 yards.  The Citadel recorded 25 first downs and 383 yards of total offense.  They were penalized six times for 52 yards, lost two fumbles, and had one pass intercepted.

Alonzo Booth led Eastern Kentucky’s ground game with 91 yards and a touchdown on 18 carries.  Parker McKinney carried the ball 13 times for 57 yards.  Parker McKinney completed 16 of 26 passes for 274 yards and four touchdowns.  Keyion Dixon caught five passes for 81 yards and a touchdown.  Jacquez Jones added three receptions for 70 yards and three touchdowns.  Jackson Beerman caught two passes for 84 yards.  Davion Ross returned three kickoffs for 63 yards with a long return of 30 yards.  Matthew Jackson led the defense with six solo and five assisted tackles with three of his tackles resulting in losses totaling 24 yards and recovered a fumble.  Daulson Fitzpatrick added four solo and three assisted tackles and intercepted a pass he returned 31 yards.  Kaleb Lundy recorded three solo and four assisted tackles and Shane Burks II recovered a fumble.

Emeka Nwanze led The Citadel’s ground game with 114 yards on 22 carries.  Keefe White carried the ball nine times for 89 yards.  Brandon Rainey recorded 70 yards and a touchdown on 22 carries.  Brandon Rainey completed two of nine passes for 36 yards and one touchdown with one interception.  Raleigh Webb caught one bass for 28 yards and a touchdown.  Matt Campbell punted three times for a 43.7 average with a long punt of 54 yards and one punt inside the 20 yard line.  Jaylan Adams returned two kickoffs for 47 yards with a long return of 35 yards.  Willie Eubanks III led the defense with four solo and 10 assisted tackles with two of his tackles resulting in losses totaling 19 yards.  Anthony Britton Jr. added four solo and seven assisted tackles with 1.5 of his tackles resulting in a one yard loss. 

Scoring Summary

School

Q1

Q2

Q3

Q4

Final

Eastern Kentucky University

13

10

7

7

37

The Citadel

7

7

0

0

14

 

EKU

-

Jacquez Jones 15 yard pass from Parker McKinney (Alexander Woznick kick fails)

CIT

-

Raleigh Webb 28 yard pass from Brandon Rainey (Colby Kintner kick)

EKU

-

Jacquez Jones 2 yard pass from Parker McKinney (Alexander Woznick kick)

EKU

-

Keyion Dixon 50 yard pass from Parker McKinney (Alexander Woznick)

CIT

-

Brandon Rainey 2 yard run (Colby Kintner kick)

EKU

-

Alexander Woznick kicks a 21 yard field goal

EKU

-

Jacquez Jones 53 yard pass from Parker McKinney (Alexander Woznick kick)

EKU

-

Alonzo Booth 4 yard run (Alexander Woznick kick)

 

Selected Statistics

Eastern Kentucky University

 

Rushing

No.

Yds.

Avg.

Long

Alonzo Booth

18

91

5.1

18

Parker McKinney

13

57

4.4

26

Kyeandre Magloire

2

6

3.0

5

 

 

Passing

A-C-I

Yds.

TD

Long

Parker McKinney 

26-16-0

274

4

56

 

 

Receiving

No.

Yds.

TD

Long

Keyion Dixon

5

81

1

50

Jacquez Jones

3

70

3

53

Matt Wilcox Jr.

3

26

0

16

Jackson Beerman

2

84

0

56

Kyeandre Magloire

2

9

0

7

Alonzo Booth

1

4

0

4

 

 

The Citadel

 

Rushing

No.

Yds.

Avg.

Long

Emeka Nwanze

22

114

5.2

16

Keefe White

9

89

9.9

27

Brandon Rainey

22

70

3.2

13

Jaylan Adams

7

29

4.1

19

Keyonte Sessions

2

21

10.5

12

Cooper Wallace

3

19

6.3

19

Raleigh Webb

1

3

3.0

3

Donnie Brechtel III

1

2

2.0

2

 

 

Passing

A-C-I

Yds.

TD

Long

Brandon Rainey

9-2-1

36

1

28

Jaylan Adams

1-0-0

0

0

0

 

 

Receiving

No.

Yds.

TD

Long

Raleigh Webb

1

28

1

28

Ryan McCarthy

1

8

0

8

 

Acknowledgements

A special thanks to The Citadel’s Stats Crew for the comprehensive stats provided for today’s games.

 

Please feel free to send your comments and questions concerning the event, teams, or players to me at prepgridiron@yahoo.com.

Ron Harrison’s reports on this and other football events appear on https://www.angelfire.com/ky2/prepgridiron.


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Sunday, 13 September 2020
Eastern Kentucky University vs. West Virginia University September 12, 2020
Topic: Eastern Kentucky University Foot

2020FBEKUWVU

Eastern Kentucky University vs. West Virginia University
Milan Puskar Stadium

West Virginia University
Morgantown, WV
September 12, 2020

© 2020 by Ron Harrison

West Virginia University rolled up 624 yards of total offense as the Mountaineers steam rolled Eastern Kentucky University by the score of 56-10.  West Virginia recorded 31 first downs and 624 yards of total offense.  The Mountaineers were penalized eight times for 85 yards and did not commit any turnovers.  Eastern Kentucky University recorded nine first downs and 206 yards of total offense.  The Colonels were penalized eight times for 65 yards and had one pass intercepted.

Leddie Brown led West Virginia’s ground game with 123 yards and two touchdowns on 20 carries.  Alec Sinkfield carried the ball 15 times for 123 yards and two touchdowns.  Tony Mathis Jr. added 55 yards and one touchdown on 18 carries.  Jarret Doege completed 19 of 25 passes for 228 yards and three touchdowns.  Sam Jones caught five passes for 72 yards and a touchdown.  B. Ford-Wheaton added four receptions for 67 yards and a touchdown.  Sam Brown and Reese Smith also caught four passes for 43 and 32 yards respectively.  Leddie Brown added a 15 yard touchdown reception.  Winston Wright returned two kickoffs for 45 yards with a long return of 25 yards.  Tyler Sumpter punted twice for a 55.0 average with a long punt of 56 yards and one punt inside the 20 yard line.  Tony Fields II led the defense with four solo and six assisted tackles.  Alonzo Addae added three solo and four assisted tackles and intercepted a pass.  Jared Bartlett recorded four solo tackles with two of his tackles resulting in losses totaling eight yards.  VanDarius Cowan added two solo and two assisted tackles with two of his tackles resulting in losses totaling nine yards.

Alonzo Booth led the Eastern Kentucky University ground game with 45 yards on seven carries.  Parker McKinney completed nine of 17 passes for 131 yards and a touchdown with one interception.  Keyion Dixon caught three passes for 51 yards and a touchdown.  Jacquez Jones caught one pass for 47 yards.  Davion Ross returned five kickoffs for 80 yards with a long return of 24 yards.  Kaleb Lundy led the defense with six solo and three assisted tackles.  Matthew Jackson and JeVon Anderson each recorded five solo tackles.  Antonio Smith added four solo and one assisted tackles with two of his tackles resulting in losses totaling 10 yards.

Scoring Summary

School

Q1

Q2

Q3

Q4

Final

Eastern Kentucky University

0

7

3

0

10

West Virginia University

14

28

7

7

56

 

WVU

-

Leddie Brown 10 yard run (Evan Staley kick)

WVU

-

Leddie Brown 15 yard pass from Jarret Doege (Evan Staley kick)

WVU

-

Sam James 32 yard pass from Jarret Doege (Evan Staley kick)

EKU

-

Keyion Dixon 28 yard pass from Parker McKinney (Alexander Woznick kick)

WVU

-

Alec Sinkfield 8 yard run (Evan Staley kick)

WVU

-

Leddie Brown 8 yard run (Evan Staley kick)

WVU

-

B. Ford Wheaton 8 yard pass from Jarret Doege (Evan Staley kick)

EKU

-

Alexander Woznick kicks a 32 yard field goal

WVU

-

Alec Sinkfield 17 yard run (Evan Staley kick)

WVU

-

Tony Mathis Jr. 3 yard run (Casey Legg kick)

 

Selected Statistics

Eastern Kentucky University

 

Rushing

No.

Yds.

Avg.

Long

Alonzo Booth

7

45

6.4

21

Kaymen Cureton

1

16

16.0

16

Tyris Dickerson

4

12

3.0

5

Jeriah Hightower

4

7

1.8

3

Kyeandre Magloire

3

4

1.3

4

Parker McKinney

10

0

0.0

6

Jacquez Jones

2

-2

-1.0

0

Dakota Allen

1

-7

-7.0

0

 

 

Passing

A-C-I

Yds.

TD

Long

Parker McKinney 

17-9-1

131

1

47

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Receiving

No.

Yds.

TD

Long

Keyion Dixon

3

53

1

28

Tyris Dickerson

3

8

0

5

Jacquez Jones

1

47

0

47

Jake Sloan

1

23

0

23

Alonzo Booth

1

0

0

0

 

 

West Virginia University

 

Rushing

No.

Yds.

Avg.

Long

Leddie Brown

10

123

12.3

38

Alec Sinkfield

15

123

8.2

28

Tony Mathis Jr.

18

55

3.1

8

Garrett Greene

5

33

6.6

13

Lorenzo Dorr

2

-1

-0.5

0

Winston Wright

1

-4

-4.0

0

 

 

Passing

A-C-I

Yds.

TD

Long

Jarret Doege

25-19-0

228

3

32

Austin Kendall

6-3-0

43

0

30

Garrett Greene

4-3-0

24

0

11

 

 

Receiving

No.

Yds.

TD

Long

Sam Jones

5

72

1

32

B. Ford-Wheaton

4

67

1

26

Sam Brown

4

43

0

22

Reese Smith

4

32

0

11

Winston Wright

3

31

0

24

G. Malashevich

1

30

0

30

Leddie Brown

1

15

1

15

Sean Ryan

1

8

0

8

Charles Finley

1

2

0

2

Alec Sinkfield

1

-5

0

0

 

Acknowledgements

A special thanks to the West Virginia Stats Crew for the comprehensive stats provided for today’s game.

 

Please feel free to send your comments and questions concerning the event, teams, or players to me at prepgridiron@yahoo.com.

Ron Harrison’s reports on this and other football events appear on https://www.angelfire.com/ky2/prepgridiron.


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Tuesday, 8 September 2020
Eastern Kentucky University vs. Marshall September 5, 2020
Topic: Eastern Kentucky University Foot

2020EKUMARSH

Eastern Kentucky University vs. Marshall
Joan C. Edwards Stadium

Marshall University
Huntington, WV
September 5, 2020

© 2020 by Ron Harrison

Marshall dominated from horn to horn in ever aspect of the game in a 59-0 thrashing of the visiting Eastern Kentucky University Colonels.  Marshall recorded 34 first downs and 627 yards of total offense.  The Thundering Herd was penalized twice for 15 yards and did not commit any turnovers.  Marshall averaged 7.6 yards per play on 83 offensive plays and was seven of seven on red zone opportunities.  Eastern Kentucky recorded seven first downs and 166 yards of total offense.  The Colonels were penalized six times for 40 yards and had one pass intercepted.  EKU had 47 plays on offense and averaged 3.5 yards per play.

K. McDaniel led Marshall’s ground game with 93 yards on 14 carries.  Brenden Knox added 85 yards and one touchdown on 18 carries.  Sheldon Evans added 32 yards and a touchdown on eight carries.  L. Papillon recorded 22 yards and a touchdown on four carries.  Grant Wells was spectacular today as he completed 16 of 23 passes for 307 yards and four touchdowns.  Luke Zban added six of six completions for 38 yards and one touchdown.  Broc Thompson caught five passes for 67 yards.  Xavier Gaines added three receptions for 49 yards and a touchdown.  Talik Keaton recorded two receptions for 68 yards and a touchdown.  Garet Morrell chipped in with two receptions for 47 yards and a touchdown.  Jaron Woodyard and A. Richardson added touchdown receptions of 42 and 3 yards respectively.  T. Beckett and Eli Neal each recorded one solo and seven assisted tackles.  Nazeeth Johnson recorded two solo and four assisted tackles and intercepted a pass he returned seven yards.

Quentin Pringle led EKU’s ground game with 39 yards on five carries.  Alonzo Booth carried the ball 15 times for 33 yards.  Parker McKinney completed seven of 10 passes for 71 yards with one interception.  Dakota Allen completed three of five passes for nine yards.  Jacquez Jones caught four passes for nine yards.  Keyion Dixon added three receptions for 34 yards.  Jackson Beerman caught one pass for 28 yards.  Quentin Pringle returned three kickoffs for 54 yards.  Matthew Jackson led the defense with three solo and nine assisted tackles.  Eli Hairston added three solo and seven assisted tackles.  Thomas Cook punted six times for a 41.3 yard average with a long kick of 59 yards with one punt inside the 20 yard line.

Scoring Summary

School

Q1

Q2

Q3

Q4

Final

Eastern Kentucky University

0

0

0

0

0

Marshall

21

17

14

7

59

 

MARSHALL

-

Xavier Gaines 22 yard pass from Grant Wells (Shane Ciucci kick)

MARSHALL

-

Brenden Knox 8 yard run (Shane Ciucci kick)

MARSHALL

-

Talik Keaton 21 yard pass from Grant Wells (Shane Ciucci kick)

MARSHALL

-

Garet Morrell 2 yard pass from Grant Wells (Shane Ciucci kick)

MARSHALL

-

Shane Ciucci kicks a 23 yard field goal

MARSHALL

-

Jaron Woodyard 42 yard pass from Grant Wells (Shane Ciucci kick)

MARSHALL

-

Sheldon Evans 6 yard run (Shane Ciucci kick)

MARSHALL

-

L. Papillon 13 yard run (Shane Ciucci kick)

MARSHALL

-

A. Richardson 3 yard pass from Luke Zban (Shane Ciucci kick)

 

Selected Statistics

Eastern Kentucky University

 

Rushing

No.

Yds.

Avg.

Long

Quentin Pringle

6

39

6.5

23

Alonzo Booth

15

33

2.2

7

Dakota Allen

3

15

5.0

7

Matt Wilcox Jr.

1

5

5.0

5

Kyeandre Magloire

2

4

2.0

3

Keyion Dixon

1

1

1.0

1

Parker McKinney

3

-11

-3.7

0

 

 

Passing

A-C-I

Yds.

TD

Long

Parker McKinney 

10-7-1

71

0

28

Dakota Allen

5-3-0

9

0

5

Jacquez Jones

1-0-0

0

0

0

 

 

Receiving

No.

Yds.

TD

Long

Jacquez Jones

4

9

0

3

Keyion Dixon

3

34

0

22

Jackson Beerman

1

28

0

28

Micah Manning

1

5

0

5

Matt Wilcox Jr.

1

4

0

4

 

 

Marshall

 

Rushing

No.

Yds.

Avg.

Long

K. McDaniel

14

93

6.6

18

Brenden Knox

18

85

4.7

10

Sheldon Evans

8

32

4.0

8

Grant Wells

6

30

5.0

25

L. Papillon

4

22

5.5

13

Luke Zban

2

17

8.5

10

Xavier Gaines

1

9

9.0

9

Willie Johnson

1

-6

-6.0

0

 

 

Passing

A-C-I

Yds.

TD

Long

Grant Wells

23-16-0

307

4

47

Luke Zban

6-6-0

38

1

13

 

 

Receiving

No.

Yds.

TD

Long

Broc Thompson

5

67

0

26

Xavier Gaines

3

49

1

22

Talik Keaton

2

68

1

47

Garet Morrell

2

47

1

45

Shadeed Ahmed

2

14

0

13

Jaron Woodyard

1

42

1

42

Devin Miller

1

21

0

21

Willie Johnson

1

9

0

9

Caleb McMillan

1

8

0

8

S. Scarcelle

1

8

0

8

Hayden Hagler

1

5

0

5

Corey Gammage

1

4

0

4

A. Richardson

1

3

1

3

 

Acknowledgements

A special thanks to the Marshall Stats Crew for the comprehensive stats provided for today’s game.

 

Please feel free to send your comments and questions concerning the event, teams, or players to me at prepgridiron@yahoo.com.

Ron Harrison’s reports on this and other football events appear on https://www.angelfire.com/ky2/prepgridiron.


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Saturday, 23 November 2019
Eastern Kentucky University vs. Jacksonville State University November 23, 2019
Topic: Eastern Kentucky University Foot

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Eastern Kentucky University vs. Jacksonville State University
Burgess-Snow Field

Jacksonville State University
Jacksonville, AL
November 23, 2019

© 2019 by Ron Harrison

Eastern Kentucky University used a record-setting performance by kicker Sam Hayworth to defeat Jacksonville State University by a score of 29-23 to finish the season at 7-5.  Hayworth kicked five field goals and two extra points to give him 17 points for the game which set a program record for points by a kicker in the game and his five field goals tied another EKU record.  Jacksonville State had one last opportunity but the game ended on a quarterback back by Aaron Patrick which moved him into second place among all sack leaders at EKU.  Eastern Kentucky University recorded 26 first downs and 396 yards of total offense.  The Colonels were penalized five times for 40 yards.  Jacksonville recorded 22 first downs and 391 yards of total offense.  The Gamecocks were penalized seven times for 48 yards and lost one fumble.

Daryl McCleskey led Eastern Kentucky’s ground game with 110 yards on 24 carries.  Alonzo Booth carried the ball 16 times for 54 yards and a touchdown.  Conor Blount recorded 31 yards on five carries.  Conor Blount completed 18 of 35 passes for 172 yards and one touchdown.  Dakota Allen completed his only pass for 21 yards.  Jerome Gross caught six passes for 63 yards.  Matt Wilcox Jr. added four receptions for 18 yards.  BK Smith recorded three receptions for 38 yards.  Daryl McCleskey chipped in with two catches for 27 yards.  Keyion Dixon added one reception for 18 yards and Jackson Beerman caught a 17 yard touchdown pass.  Quentin Pringle returned three kickoffs for 68 yards including a long return of 32 yards.  Sam Hayworth connected on field goals of 34, 24, 25, 50, and 28 yards, missed on a 48 yard attempt and connected on two conversion kicks.  Hayworth also kicked off seven times for a 56.1 average and three touchbacks.  Corey Glass led the defense with seven solo and two assisted tackles.  Allante Leapheart added four solo and five assisted tackles with one of his tackles resulting in a two yard loss.  Ben Bascom recorded six solo tackles and Brentton Ervin chipped in with four solo and one assisted tackles with one of his tackles resulting in a three yard loss.  Taquan Evans added two solo and two assisted tackles with 2.5 of his tackles resulting in losses totaling 11 yards.  Aaron Patrick recorded three solo tackles with two of his tackles resulting in losses totaling six yards.  Steven Crowder recovered a fumble. 

Zerrick Cooper led Jacksonville State’s ground game with 44 yards on 17 carries.  Michael Matthews carried the ball eight times for 33 yards.  Zerrick Cooper completed 21 of 35 passes for 311 yards and three touchdowns.  Jamari Hester caught nine passes for 186 yards.  KJ Stepherson added seven receptions for 80 yards and three touchdowns.  Josh Pearson added two receptions for 28 yards.  Zack Woodard led the defense with five solo and six assisted tackles with one of his tackles resulting in a one yard loss.  Jalen Choice added two solo and nine assisted tackles.  Charles Crawford and Yul Gowdy each recorded four solo and two assisted tackles.  Traco Williams added three solo and one assisted tackles with one of his tackles resulting in an eight yard loss. 

Scoring Summary

School

Q1

Q2

Q3

Q4

Final

Eastern Kentucky University

6

3

14

6

29

Jacksonville State University

6

3

7

7

23

 

JSU

-

KJ Stepherson 20 yard pass from Zerrick Cooper (Bryan Wallace run fumbled)

EKU

-

Sam Hayworth kicks a 34 yard field goal

EKU

-

Sam Hayworth kicks a 24 yard field goal

JSU

-

Bryant Wallace kicks a 21 yard field goal

EKU

-

Sam Hayworth kicks a 25 yard field goal

EKU

-

Jackson Beerman 17 yard pass from Conor Blount (Sam Hayworth kick)

JSU

-

KJ Stepherson 10 yard pass from Zerrick Cooper (BryantWallace kick)

EKU

-

Alonzo Booth 1 yard run (Sam Hayworth kick)

EKU

-

Sam Hayworth kicks a 50 yard field goal

EKU

-

Sam Hayworth kicks a 28 yard field goal

JSU

-

KJ Stepherson 18 yard pass from Zerrick Cooper (Bryant Wallace kick)

 

Selected Statistics

Eastern Kentucky University

 

Rushing

No.

Yds.

Avg.

Long

Daryl McCleskey

24

110

4.6

23

Alonzo Booth

16

54

3.4

12

Conor Blount

5

31

6.2

12

Davion Ross

1

8

8,0

8

 

 

Passing

A-C-I

Yds.

TD

Long

Conor Blount

35-18-0

172

1

27

Dakota Allen

1-1-0

21

0

21

 

 

Receiving

No.

Yds.

TD

Long

Jerome Gross

6

63

0

21

Matt Wilcox Jr.

4

18

0

7

BK Smith

3

38

0

17

Daryl McCleskey

2

27

0

27

Keyion Dixon

1

18

0

18

Jackson Beerman

1

17

1

17

Ethan Bradds

1

7

0

7

Davion Ross

1

5

0

5

 

 

Jacksonville State University

 

Rushing

No.

Yds.

Avg.

Long

Zerrick Cooper

17

44

2.6

14

Michael Matthews

8

33

4.1

13

Uriah West

2

3

1.5

5

 

 

Passing

A-C-I

Yds.

TD

Long

Zerrick Cooper

35-21-0

311

3

40

 

 

Receiving

No.

Yds.

TD

Long

Jamari Hester

9

186

0

40

KJ Stepherson

7

80

3

20

Josh Pearson

2

28

0

20

Jerad Washington

1

12

0

12

Michael Matthews

1

11

0

11

YeMajesty Sanders

1

-6

0

0

 

Acknowledgements

A special thanks to the Jacksonville State University Stats Crew for the comprehensive stats provided for today’s games.

 

Please feel free to send your comments and questions concerning the event, teams, or players to me at prepgridiron@yahoo.com.

Ron Harrison’s reports on this and other football events appear on https://www.angelfire.com/ky2/prepgridiron.


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