YPSILANTI, Mich. -- Bronson Hill scored back-to-back touchdowns and sparked a 21-point scoring run for Eastern Michigan to secure a 34-24 victory against Howard in the season opener for both teams Saturday night.
The Eagles were trailing by 11 points when Hill scored a touchdown with a minute to go in the third quarter. Hill ran for another touchdown three minutes into the fourth after an interception by Sean Kurtz set up the Eagles at the Howard 15, giving Eastern Michigan a 27-24 lead. A touchdown by Darius Jackson capped off the scoring streak. The Eagles are trying to come back from a 2-10 season.
Howard's Greg McGhee threw for one touchdown and rushed for another in the third quarter, giving the Bison their 11-point lead. McGhee finished with 160 yards passing and 93 yards rushing. William Parker had 82 yards rushing and the other Bison touchdown.
Andrew Allen pass complete to Jordan Bergstrom for 12 yds for a TD
Matt Mengel punt for 33 yds , Adoree' Jackson returns for 42 yds for a TD
Jordan Gehrke pass complete to Phillip Lindsay for 17 yds to the Colo 36 for a 1ST down
Josh Rosen sacked by Scott Felix for a loss of 14 yards to the UCLA 9
Christian Hackenberg pass complete to Chris Godwin for 14 yds to the PnSt 45 for a 1ST down
Kyle Shurmur pass complete to Trent Sherfield for 12 yds for a TD
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