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Austin Peay Governors (2-1)


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.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: D. Ellis896
Passing TDs: D. Ellis8
Rushing Yards: A. Tanner256
Rushing TDs: A. Tanner2
Receiving Yards: B. Harley277
Receiving TDs: B. Harley3
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2021
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/2 at Chattanooga W 30 - 20
9/11 at 20 Ole Miss L 17 - 54
9/18 vs. Morehead State W 59 - 35
9/25 at Eastern Kentucky 12:00 PT1:00 MT2:00 CT3:00 ET7:00 GMT3:00 北京时间12:00 MST1:00 CST2:00 EST
10/2 vs. Tennessee State 5:00 PT6:00 MT7:00 CT8:00 ET12:00 GMT8:00 北京时间5:00 MST6:00 CST7:00 EST
10/9 vs. Southeast Missouri State 2:00 PT3:00 MT4:00 CT5:00 ET9:00 GMT5:00 北京时间2:00 MST3:00 CST4:00 EST
10/23 at Murray State 12:00 PT1:00 MT2:00 CT3:00 ET7:00 GMT3:00 北京时间12:00 MST1:00 CST2:00 EST
10/30 at UT Martin 12:00 PT1:00 MT2:00 CT3:00 ET7:00 GMT3:00 北京时间12:00 MST1:00 CST2:00 EST
11/6 vs. Eastern Illinois 12:00 PT1:00 MT2:00 CT3:00 ET7:00 GMT3:00 北京时间12:00 MST1:00 CST2:00 EST
11/13 at Tennessee State 12:00 PT1:00 MT2:00 CT3:00 ET8:00 GMT4:00 北京时间1:00 MST2:00 CST3:00 EST
11/20 vs. Tennessee Tech 12:00 PT1:00 MT2:00 CT3:00 ET8:00 GMT4:00 北京时间1:00 MST2:00 CST3:00 EST
Ohio Valley
  Conference Overall
19 Austin Peay 0-0 2-1
Tennessee-Martin 0-0 2-1
Tennessee State 0-0 1-2
Murray State 0-0 1-2
Southeast Missouri State 0-0 0-3
Tennessee Tech 0-0 0-3
Eastern Illinois 0-0 0-4
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 1405 (9)
Passing Yards: 961 (6)
Rushing Yards: 444 (41)
Points per game: 35.3 (21)
Yards per game: 468.3 (15)
Touchdowns: 13 (16)
Field Goals: 3 (29)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 1339 (102)
Passing Yards: 781 (94)
Rushing Yards: 558 (93)
Points per game: 36.3 (88)
Yards per game: 446.3 (94)
Touchdowns: 14 (100)
Field Goals: 2 (44)
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