MURRAY, Ky. -- JaVaughn Craig threw for one touchdown and ran in another to lead Austin Peay to a 27-7 win over Murray State in the Ohio Valley Conference opener for both teams Saturday night.
Craig finished 9 of 16 for just 84 yards passing with an interception but added 103 yards on the ground with 14 carries. He connected with Kentel Williams on a 14-yard touchdown pass to make it 17-0 with under three minutes to go in the first quarter and then ran in the game's final score, a 3-yard touchdown with 2:43 left to play to cap a 14-play, 57-yard drive that took over seven minutes off the clock.
Logan Birchfield had a 22-yard field goal.
The Governors (2-2), who last week snapped a losing streak that stretched back to the 2014 season, dominated on defense, holding Murray State to just 88 total yards and allowing just seven first downs.
It was the fewest offensive yards for Murray State (1-3) since its 2009 matchup against NC State.
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Virginia Tech has dismissed defensive end Trevon Hill from the team.
Both Urban Meyer and James Franklin's squads came away with a victory over the past two seasons when the electrifying Ohio State-Penn State rivalry game was played.
Ohio State AD Gene Smith has denied a report that the Buckeyes are looking to make Ryan Day the coach-in-waiting behind Urban Meyer.
Jordan Love threw for a career-high 356 yards and two touchdowns to help Utah State rally for a 42-32 win over Air Force on Saturday night.
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