Jackson, Smothers lead Jacksonville State to suffocating win over Eastern Michigan

Sat, Sep 23, 2023
NCAAF News (AP)

Jackson, Smothers lead Jacksonville State to suffocating win over Eastern Michigan

JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Malik Jackson and quarterback Logan Smothers each eclipsed 100 yards rushing and Jacksonville State beat Eastern Michigan 21-0 on Saturday.

Jackson ran for 127 yards on 21 carries and Smothers carried it 18 times for a 118 yards and a touchdown. Smothers also threw a 16-yard touchdown to Quinton Lane for the game's first score. Smothers' 41-yard scoring run early in the second quarter made it 14-0.

The Gamecocks (3-1) outgained Eastern Michigan 388-152. The Eagles finished 1 of 15 on third-down conversions and failed to convert on three fourth-down attempts.

Jaylon Jackson ran for 76 yards on 17 carries for the Eagles (2-2).

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