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Bailey Zappe threw for three touchdowns, Houston Baptist blocked a late PAT for a two-point conversion and the Huskies' completed their four-game season with a 33-30 win over Eastern Kentucky on Saturday.
Jarrett Doege threw three touchdown passes, Leddie Brown and Alec Sinkfield gave West Virginia's running game a lift it hadn't seen in quite some time, and the Mountaineers beat Eastern Kentucky 56-10 Saturday.
West Virginia has suspended 11 football players for Saturday's season opener over a violation of team rules.
The opening weekend of Power 5 college football has finally arrived after one of the more challenging summers in modern history. We look ahead to the top stories, players and games for this weekend.
All the best from the first full day of college football. Even before kickoff, the week included an Earl Campbell-Guy Fieri meeting, Nick Saban on oatmeal creme pies cereal and more.
Grant Wells threw for 307 yards and four touchdowns to set and tie school records for a debut quarterback and Marshall rolled past Eastern Kentucky 59-0 on Saturday in both teams' season opener.
Eastern Kentucky players and coaches wore "Say their names" T-shirts as they entered Joan C. Edwards Stadium to play Marshall in their season-opening game on Saturday.
West Virginia's season opener against Eastern Kentucky on Sept. 12 will be held without fans because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Michael Harris, a linebacker who enrolled at Eastern Kentucky after playing at Auburn in 2019, has been suspended from all team and football-related activities after being arrested on four different charges for lifting a police officer over his head.
Samuel Hayworth made 5-of-6 field goal attempts -- including a 50-yarder -- and Conor Blount threw a touchdown and Eastern Kentucky beat Jacksonville State 29-23 on Saturday.
Daryl McCleskey and Alonzo Booth scored touchdowns, Sam Hayworth kicked three field goals and Eastern Kentucky defeated Tennessee Tech 22-10 on Saturday.
Zion Custis ran 12 yards for a touchdown with 37 seconds left and Southeast Missouri State turned back an upset bid by Eastern Kentucky 38-31 on Saturday.
JaVaughn Craig threw for 238 and three touchdowns, the third one for the go-ahead score in overtime, and Austin Peay defeated Eastern Kentucky 28-21 on Saturday.
Eastern Kentucky used a balanced ground attack and four field goals from Samuel Hayworth and the Colonels controlled Eastern Illinois 33-6 on Saturday.
Parker McKinney threw for 256 yards and two scores, Alonzo Booth ran for two touchdowns and Eastern Kentucky held off Murray State 34-27 on Saturday.
Lamarcus Young's early 41-yard touchdown run sparked UT Martin to a 38-28 win over Eastern Kentucky on Saturday in an Ohio Valley Conference matchup.
Daryl McCleskey Jr. ran for 202 yards and a pair of touchdowns, and Eastern Kentucky rolled to a 42-16 victory over Tennessee State on Saturday night in an Ohio Valley Conference opener.
Parker McKinney threw for two touchdowns and rushed for a third as Eastern Kentucky rolled to a 35-10 victory over Presbyterian College in the first meeting between the teams on Saturday afternoon.
Chris Childers and Peterson Kerlegrand ran for touchdowns, Jerry Nunez kicked two field goals to tie a school record and Indiana State made a goal-line stand to get its first win of the season Saturday, 19-7 over Eastern Kentucky.
Jawon Pass threw for a career-high four touchdowns to lead Louisville to a 42-0 victory over Eastern Kentucky on Saturday night and give coach Scott Satterfield his first win with the Cardinals.