Jacksonville State defeats Eastern Kentucky 34-26
JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP)—Ryan Perrilloux passed for 191 yards and a touchdown and rushed for 115 yards and a score, setting Jacksonville State single-season records in a 34-26 win over Eastern Kentucky on Saturday
Calvin Middleton rushed for two touchdowns for the Gamecocks (8-3, 6-1 Ohio Valley Conference), who finished with the best record in the league but are not eligible for postseason play because of academic progress rate penalties.
Perrilloux, who leads the nation in passing efficiency (172.58), set single-season school records including passing touchdowns (23), touchdowns responsible for (31) and total offense per game (279.3 yards).
The lead changed six times before the Gamecocks took a 21-20 at halftime lead. The Colonels pulled within 31-26 on C.J. Walker’s 1-yard run with 8:04 left.
T.J. Pryor was 18-for-30 for 252 yards and two touchdowns for Eastern Kentucky (5-6, 5-3).