Jacksonville holds off Morehead State 30-26, stays unbeaten
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) Ulysses Bryant scored two touchdowns and Brandon Behr kicked three field goals as Jacksonville survived a late comeback to remain unbeaten and defeat Morehead State 30-26 on Saturday.
The Dolphins (4-0, 2-0 Patriot League) jumped out to a 24-7 halftime lead but only scored on a pair of Behr field goals in the second half while Morehead State (2-3, 1-1) rallied.
Austin Gahaffer found Justin Cornwell for scoring passes of 11 and 9 yards, and Shavi Bash added two field goals for the Eagles. Bash's 32-yarder pulled Morehead State to 30-26 with 4:40 left to play. Jacksonville, which had a blocked punt and an interception end its two previous drives, steadied to run out the clock with a 10-play drive.
Gahaffer went 32-of-53 for 324 yards with three TDs.