Jarret with 4 TDs, Bowling Green beats E. Kentucky 42-35
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Jarret Doege threw four touchdown passes and Bowling Green beat Eastern Kentucky 42-35 on Saturday afternoon.
Trailing 35-34 late in the fourth quarter, Deric Phouthavong made a diving, one-handed catch with one foot in-bounds for an 18-yard gain that led to Doege’s 7-yard scoring throw to Quintin Morris three plays later. Doege made good on the 2-point conversion pass, sending the Falcons (1-2) ahead 42-35 with 6:47 left.
Doege had 258 yards passing. Andrew Clair ran for 90 yards and a score.
Late in the third, Doege and Phouthavong connected for a 22-yard touchdown but the 2-point conversion try failed, leaving the Falcons with a 34-28 edge. The Colonels replied on their next drive with Daryl McCleskey scoring on a 27-yard run and Eastern Kentucky took a 35-34 lead with 1:31 left in the quarter.
McCleskey ran for 168 yards and three touchdowns on 19 carries for the Colonels (1-2). Dakota Allen threw for 109 yards.