DES MOINES, Iowa -- Grant Kraemer threw for 284 yards and a touchdown and Drake held off a late Morehead State rally to beat the Eagles 30-28 in a non-conference game for the Pioneer League teams.
Trailing 30-8 to start the fourth quarter, Austin Gahafer threw touchdown passes of 34-yards to Jake Raymond and 15-yards Jake Sutherland. Lawson Page's 3-yard touchdown run with 1:03 cut the lead to two but the 2-point conversion failed.
Drake (2-2) controlled the onside-kick attempt and ran out the clock.
Terry Wallen's 82-yard punt return for a touchdown gave Drake a 16-8 lead at with 9:55 before halftime.
Gahafer was 26 for 50 for 330 yards, three touchdowns and an interception.
College football or baseball? Decision looms for ESPN 300 RB Jerrion Ealy
Jerrion Ealy might not be at the Kyler Murray stage, but the ESPN 300 RB faces a Murray-like decision in picking between college football and pro baseball.
American team takes NFLPA Collegiate Bowl
Despite the loss, Slippery Rock's Wes Hills was selected the game MVP after running 78 yards and a touchdown on 10 carries for the National team.
Florida State recruiting department apologizes for Martin Luther King Jr. graphic
Florida State's football recruiting department issued an apology Monday after tweeting and subsequently deleting an image of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. into a graphic containing the team's slogan to celebrate the civil rights icon's holiday.
Breaking down the ACC recruiting classes
Clemson -- surprise! -- is the head of the class in the ACC, with many teams facing an offeason of transition.
Alabama fills four vacant assistant coach positions
Alabama has added four new assistant coaches to its staff in Charles Kelly, Sal Sunseri, Kyle Flood and most recently Charles Huff, sources confirmed to ESPN.
Brett Rypien, Easton Stick help West beat East in Shrine Game
Brett Rypien and Easton Stick each threw a touchdown pass to help the West beat the East 21-17 in the East-West Shrine Game on Saturday.