NORMAL, Ill. -- Brady Davis threw for 317 yards and four touchdowns and ran for a fifth as Illinois State romped past Eastern Illinois for its second straight win, 48-10 on Saturday night.
Davis threw four straight incomplete passes in the first quarter, but finished 17 of 23, including a 42-yard strike to Andrew Edgar to get the Redbirds on the board.
Illinois State had a missed field goal attempt and a three-and-out on its first two possessions of the game, but held a 28-0 advantage at intermission.
The Redbirds marched 95 yards in eight plays for its first touchdown, went 80 yards in seven plays for its second and Davis hit Spencer Schnell with a 97-yard touchdown on the first play of its next possession.
Jamal Scott gained 96 yards on 17 carries to lead Eastern Illinois (0-2).
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