Eastern Illinois rolls past Austin Peay 65-15
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) -- Jimmy Garoppolo threw five touchdown passes and ran for a score on Saturday, helping Eastern
Illinois roll past Austin Peay 65-15.
Garoppolo completed 18 of 31 passes for 453 yards and rushed for 48 yards on seven carries for Eastern Illinois (3-2, 2-0
Ohio Valley). Jake Walker rushed for 80 yards and a pair of TDs.
Austin Peay (0-5, 0-3) scored both of its TDs in the second quarter, on a 6-yard pass from Jake Ryan to Devin Stark and a
15-yard run by Wesley Kitts.
Kitts' TD cut the Eastern Illinois lead to 31-15 with 39 seconds left in the first half, but Garoppolo quickly responded with
a 63-yard scoring pass to Chris Wright with 11 seconds left in the half.
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