Morehead State loses spring season opener at James Madison

The Eagles were held to negative six yards rushing.
Morehead State loses at JMU.
Morehead State loses at JMU.(Morehead State Athletics.)
Published: Feb. 20, 2021 at 9:28 PM EST
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HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) - Latrele Palmer and Jawon Hamilton each rushed for a pair of touchdowns, Percy Agyei-Obese gained 116 yards with a score and James Madison opened the unusual spring football season with a 52-0 blanking of Morehead State.

The Dukes, 2019 FCS championship game runners-up, pounded Morehead State with 556 yards of offense to 98.

JMU gained 369 yards on the ground and went 6-for-6 in the red zone.

Morehead State was held to minus 6 yards rushing and three QBs combined for 104 yards passing with two interceptions.

The Eagles (0-1) return to action March 13 at Presbyterian.

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