John Bachus III threw a pair of touchdown passes and Peyton Logan ran for 109 yards to lead UT Martin to a 27-18 victory over Eastern Illinois on Saturday for its fourth straight win.
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Zerrick Cooper threw three touchdown passes, the biggest a 39-yard hookup with Josh Pearson early in the fourth quarter, and Jacksonville State defeated upset-minded Eastern Illinois 28-20 on Saturday.
Preston Rice threw for 274 yards and three touchdowns, including back-to-back scoring passes as Murray State wrapped two touchdowns around a defensive stand and went on to defeat Eastern Illinois 24-17 Saturday.
Bailey Fisher threw a school-record six touchdown passes to help Tennessee Tech beat Eastern Illinois 40-29 on Saturday night and snap a seven-game skid against the Panthers.
Kurtis Wilderman threw for 186 yards and a touchdown as Indiana State took an early lead and held it, beating Eastern Illinois 16-6 on Saturday.
James Robinson ran for three touchdowns and Illinois State beat Eastern Illinois 21-3 on Saturday.
Backup quarterback Peyton Ramsey was 13 of 14 for 226 yards and two touchdowns as Indiana shut out Eastern Illinois 52-0 on Saturday.
Bryce Nunnelly ran for 100 yards and caught a touchdown pass and Chattanooga coach Rusty Wright earned a win in his debut as the Mocs beat Eastern Illinois 24-10 in a season opener on Thursday night.
Josh Heupel, Julius Peppers and Tony Romo are among several candidates making their first appearance on the College Football Hall of Fame ballot this year.
Zion Custis scored on a 97-yard kickoff return and Omardrick Douglas had an interception in the fourth quarter to help Southeast Missouri State hold off Eastern Illinois 38-32 on Saturday.
Isaiah Johnson ran for 187 yards and three touchdowns and Eastern Illinois jumped out to a big lead early and coasted to a 52-21 victory over Austin Peay on Saturday.
LJ Scott ran 48 yards for a touchdown to tie the game in the third quarter and Jaelin Carter scored twice in the fourth to lift Eastern Kentucky to a 31-23 Ohio Valley Conference victory over Eastern Illinois on Saturday.
Bob Spoo, the winningest coach in Eastern Illinois history, died at age 80 early Monday in Rockford, Illinois, the university athletic department announced.
D.J. Penick ran for 180 yards and three touchdowns, including a 2-yard score with 26 seconds remaining, to lift Murray State to a 48-41 victory over Eastern Illinois on Saturday night.
Harry Woodbery threw for 339 yards and five touchdowns and Eastern Illinois beat Tennessee Tech, 52-38 Saturday night in an Ohio Valley Conference game that saw the teams combine to score 42 points in the fourth quarter.
Earl Harrison capped a clock-eating drive with the go-ahead touchdown and Justin Culpepper blocked a last-minute field goal attempt as Tennessee State completed a furious comeback, 41-40 over Eastern Illinois on Saturday.
Ja'Quan Keys ran for 232 yards and four touchdowns, three in the first half, as Indiana State beat Eastern Illinois, 55-41 on Saturday night.
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.
Ty Storey threw for three touchdowns and rushed for another to help Arkansas win Chad Morris' coaching debut with a 55-20 victory over Eastern Illinois on Saturday.