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Murray State Racers (3-3)


Murray State rallies past Southeast Missouri St, wins 32-31

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) Damonta Witherspoon pulled in a 16-yard touchdown pass to ignite a fourth-quarter comeback, then set up the game-winning field goal with a 21-yard catch in the final minute as Murray State came from 15 points down in the final period to beat Southeast Missouri State, 32-31 in an Ohio Valley Conference battle on Saturday afternoon.

Geno Hess ran for two touchdowns and CJ Ogbonna ran for a score and threw 26 yards to Zack Smith to put the Redhawks up 31-16 after three quarters.

DJ Williams hit Witherspoon to cap a six-play, 84-yard drive to start the final period, then Malik Honeycutt returned a punt 52 yards for a touchdown to pull the Racers within 31-29.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: P. Rice592
Passing TDs: D. Williams2
Rushing Yards: D. Witherspoon425
Rushing TDs: P. Rice5
Receiving Yards: M. Honeycutt226
Receiving TDs: T. Shields1
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2021
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/2 vs. Mississippi Valley State W 35 - 0
9/11 at 7 Cincinnati L 7 - 42
9/18 at Bowling Green L 10 - 27
10/2 vs. Eastern Illinois W 22 - 6
10/9 at UT Martin L 24 - 48
10/16 at Southeast Missouri State W 32 - 31
10/23 vs. Austin Peay 12:00 PT1:00 MT2:00 CT3:00 ET7:00 GMT3:00 北京时间12:00 MST1:00 CST2:00 EST
10/30 at Tennessee State 3:00 PT4:00 MT5:00 CT6:00 ET10:00 GMT6:00 北京时间3:00 MST4:00 CST5:00 EST
11/6 vs. Tennessee Tech 11:00 PT12:00 MT1:00 CT2:00 ET6:00 GMT2:00 北京时间11:00 MST12:00 CST1:00 EST
11/13 vs. Southeast Missouri State 11:00 PT12:00 MT1:00 CT2:00 ET7:00 GMT3:00 北京时间12:00 MST1:00 CST2:00 EST
11/20 at Eastern Illinois 10:00 PT11:00 MT12:00 CT1:00 ET6:00 GMT2:00 北京时间11:00 MST12:00 CST1:00 EST
Ohio Valley
  Conference Overall
13 Tennessee-Martin 2-0 5-1
Southeast Missouri State 2-1 2-5
Tennessee State 1-1 3-3
Eastern Illinois 1-1 1-6
Tennessee Tech 1-2 2-5
Murray State 0-1 3-3
Austin Peay 0-1 2-4
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 2008 (79)
Passing Yards: 1046 (91)
Rushing Yards: 962 (44)
Points per game: 21.7 (79)
Yards per game: 334.7 (82)
Touchdowns: 15 (77)
Field Goals: 7 (30)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 1987 (33)
Passing Yards: 1073 (23)
Rushing Yards: 914 (52)
Points per game: 25.7 (49)
Yards per game: 331.2 (31)
Touchdowns: 20 (55)
Field Goals: 3 (21)
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