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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: P. McKinney2434
Passing TDs: P. McKinney18
Rushing Yards: D. Hewitt607
Rushing TDs: D. Hewitt7
Receiving Yards: M. Wilcox Jr.460
Receiving TDs: D. Allen5
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2021
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/4 at Western Carolina W 31 - 28
9/11 at Louisville L 3 - 30
9/18 vs. Indiana State L 21 - 23
9/25 vs. Austin Peay W 35 - 27
10/2 vs. Tarleton State W 20 - 3
10/9 vs. Abilene Christian W 30 - 15
10/16 at Central Arkansas W 38 - 35
10/30 vs. Lamar W 42 - 10
11/6 at Stephen F. Austin L 17 - 31
11/13 at Sam Houston L 28 - 42
11/20 vs. Jacksonville State W 39 - 31
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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