Pappas fires 5 TD, Morehead State hammers Point 62-9
BJ Byrd caught nine passes for 102 yards with touchdowns of 20 and 11 yards.
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) - Mark Pappas threw for 286 yards and fired a career-best five touchdown passes as Morehead State walloped NAIA member Point University 62-9 in front of a Family Weekend crowd of 6,607.
BJ Byrd caught nine passes for 102 yards with touchdowns of 20 and 11 yards as Morehead State took a 14-0 lead midway through the first quarter.
The lead grew to 59-0 by late in the third. The Point scored all nine points in the final 5:27 on a 27-yard Logan Flesher field goal and Peyton Allen’s 15-yard pass to Sensir Carnes.
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