BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) -- Omar Jacobs passed for 333 yards and
three touchdowns, and Charles Sharon and P.J. Pope each had big
performances to help Bowling Green beat Eastern Michigan 41-20
Jacobs threw touchdown passes of 12 and 24 yards to Sharon and 8
yards to Todd DiBacco in the first half as the Falcons (6-2, 4-1
Mid-American Conference) took a 24-10 lead.
Mitch Crossley returned a fumble 30 yards for a touchdown just
1:30 into the second half to put the Falcons ahead by 21.
Jacobs completed 30 of 44 throws without an interception. Sharon
caught 10 passes for 143 yards and Pope rushed for 128 yards and an
18-yard TD on 19 carries.
Matt Bohnet was 24-of-47 passing for 365 yards and a touchdown
for the Eagles (3-5, 3-2), who ran for only 45 yards on 27 carries.
Eric Deslauriers had a 14-yard TD catch among his nine receptions
for 189 yards.
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