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McKinney leads Eastern Kentucky past Jacksonville St. 39-31

RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) Parker McKinney threw four touchdown passes, including two in overtime, as Eastern Kentucky defeated Jacksonville State 39-31 in double overtime on Saturday.

Both teams scored touchdowns in the final minute of regulation. Jacksonville State took a 31-24 lead on 10-yard run by Uriah West with 46 seconds remaining. The Colonels (7-4, 4-2 Atlantic Sun-Western Athletic Conference) then drove the field in five plays, the score coming on McKinney's 13-yard pass to Braedon Sloan with two seconds remaining.

In the first OT, McKinney tied the score again with a 9-yard pass to Dakota Allen. Jaden Smith caught a 2-yard pass from McKinney in the second OT and the Colonels held Jacksonville State on downs at the 6 to wrap up the win.

Passing Yards: Z. Cooper2142
Passing TDs: Z. Cooper13
Rushing Yards: J. Samuel714
Rushing TDs: J. Samuel6
Receiving Yards: P. Wells576
Receiving TDs: A. Edwards5
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2021
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/1 vs. UAB L 0 - 31
9/11 at Florida State W 20 - 17
9/18 vs. North Alabama W 27 - 24
9/25 vs. UT Martin L 31 - 34
10/2 at Kennesaw State L 6 - 31
10/9 vs. Stephen F. Austin W 28 - 24
10/23 at Sam Houston L 7 - 42
10/30 vs. Central Arkansas L 14 - 38
11/6 vs. Abilene Christian W 40 - 25
11/13 at Lamar W 38 - 7
11/20 at Eastern Kentucky L 31 - 39
Atlantic Sun
  Conference Overall
Eastern Kentucky 2-0 7-4
Central Arkansas 1-1 5-6
Jacksonville State 0-2 5-6
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