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Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles (3-8)


Ellis, McCray spark Austin Peay past Tennessee Tech 48-20

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Draylen Ellis passed for 345 yards and four touchdowns - all four of them to freshman Drae McCray - and Austin Peay breezed to a 48-20 victory over Tennessee Tech on Saturday.

Ellis and McCray connected for a 73-yard score just 24 seconds into the second quarter and then hooked up for a 22-yard TD with 5 seconds left before halftime as the Governors (6-5, 4-2 Ohio Valley Conference) took a 24-13 lead into intermission. Ellis hit McCray for a 36-yard TD - the only score of the third quarter - and found him again for a 47-yard TD just 51 seconds into the final quarter for a 38-13 lead.

Ellis completed 16 of 27 passes for Austin Peay. McCray finished with seven catches for 237 yards. Ahmaad Tanner ran for 93 yards and two scores on 13 carries.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: W. Miller648
Passing TDs: W. Miller5
Rushing Yards: D. Gist901
Rushing TDs: D. Gist8
Receiving Yards: Q. Cross574
Receiving TDs: Q. Cross3
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2021
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/2 at Samford L 14 - 52
9/11 vs. Furman L 0 - 26
9/18 at Tennessee L 0 - 56
9/25 vs. Eastern Illinois L 14 - 28
10/2 vs. Southeast Missouri State W 28 - 17
10/9 at North Carolina Central W 27 - 16
10/16 at Tennessee State L 13 - 20
10/23 vs. Virginia-Lynchburg W 56 - 13
11/6 at Murray State L 27 - 32
11/13 vs. UT Martin L 3 - 42
11/20 at Austin Peay L 20 - 48
Ohio Valley
  Conference Overall
16 Tennessee-Martin 5-1 10-3
Southeast Missouri State 4-2 4-7
Austin Peay 4-2 6-5
Tennessee State 3-3 5-6
Murray State 3-3 6-5
Eastern Illinois 1-5 1-10
Tennessee Tech 1-5 3-8
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 3347 (95)
Passing Yards: 1760 (102)
Rushing Yards: 1587 (62)
Points per game: 18.4 (104)
Yards per game: 304.3 (98)
Touchdowns: 25 (93)
Field Goals: 7 (87)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 4024 (52)
Passing Yards: 2454 (65)
Rushing Yards: 1570 (47)
Points per game: 31.8 (91)
Yards per game: 365.8 (52)
Touchdowns: 39 (72)
Field Goals: 14 (102)