Scores

Final

E Michigan 20

(3-5, 3-2 MAC)

Bowling Green 41

(6-2, 4-1 MAC)

6:00 PM ET, October 30, 2004

Perry Stadium, BOWLING GREEN, OH

1 2 3 4 T
EMU 0 10 3 720
BGSU 14 10 10 741

Top Performers

Passing: O. Jacobs (BGSU) - 333 YDS, 3 TD

Rushing: P. Pope (BGSU) - 19 CAR, 128 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: E. Deslauriers (EMU) - 9 REC, 189 YDS, 1 TD

Bowling Green 41, Eastern Michigan 20

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 Saturday night.

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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Team Stat Comparison

 
EMU
BGSU
1st Downs2234
Total Yards433501
Passing388333
Rushing45168
Penalties8-719-78
3rd Down Conversions3-144-13
4th Down Conversions3-41-1
Turnovers30
Possession27:2832:32

Passing Leaders

Eastern MichiganC/ATTYDSAVGTDINTQBR
Bohnet24/473657.810-
Crooks1/3237.701-
Bowling GreenC/ATTYDSAVGTDINTQBR
Jacobs30/443337.630-

Rushing Leaders

Eastern MichiganCARYDSAVGTDLG
Sherrell11282.5113
Crooks2115.5015
Bowling GreenCARYDSAVGTDLG
Pope191286.7118
Lane9384.2011

Receiving Leaders

Eastern MichiganRECYDSAVGTDLG
Deslauriers918921.0164
Bracey78812.6032
Bowling GreenRECYDSAVGTDLG
Sharon1014314.3227
Pope66110.2018

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTEREMUBGSU
TD11:17CHARLES SHARON 12 YD PASS FROM OMAR JACOBS (SHAUN SUISHAM KICK)
Drive info: 9 plays, 68 yards.
07
TD4:21TODD DIBACCO 8 YD PASS FROM OMAR JACOBS (SHAUN SUISHAM KICK)
Drive info: 11 plays, 68 yards.
014
SECOND QUARTEREMUBGSU
TD9:17ANTHONY SHERRELL 2 YD RUN (ANDREW WELLOCK KICK)
Drive info: 7 plays, 85 yards.
714
TD7:16CHARLES SHARON 24 YD PASS FROM OMAR JACOBS (SHAUN SUISHAM KICK)
Drive info: 7 plays, 91 yards.
721
FG4:59ANDREW WELLOCK 41 YD FG
Drive info: 5 plays, 42 yards.
1021
FG0:06SHAUN SUISHAM 21 YD FG
Drive info: 10 plays, 35 yards.
1024
THIRD QUARTEREMUBGSU
TD13:30MITCHELL CROSSLEY 30 YD DEFENSIVE FUMBLE RETURN (SHAUN SUISHAM KICK)1031
FG2:39SHAUN SUISHAM 23 YD FG
Drive info: 15 plays, 76 yards.
1034
FG0:40ANDREW WELLOCK 27 YD FG
Drive info: 11 plays, 71 yards.
1334
FOURTH QUARTEREMUBGSU
TD11:16ERIC DESLAURIERS 14 YD PASS FROM MATT BOHNET (ANDREW WELLOCK KICK)
Drive info: 8 plays, 80 yards.
2034
TD3:33P.J. POPE 18 YD RUN (SHAUN SUISHAM KICK)
Drive info: 5 plays, 59 yards.
2041