Scores

Final

Jacksonville St 23

(3-1, 1-0 OVC)

E Illinois 10

(2-3, 0-1 OVC)

2:30 PM ET, September 27, 2008

O'Brien Stadium, Charleston, IL

1 2 3 4 T
JVST 7 14 2 023
EIU 0 0 3 710

Top Performers

Passing: R. Perrilloux (JVST) - 281 YDS, 1 TD, 2 INT

Rushing: R. Perrilloux (JVST) - 10 CAR, 19 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: J. Wilkerson (JVST) - 4 REC, 55 YDS, 1 TD

Jacksonville St. 23, E. Illinois 10

Associated Press

CHARLESTON, Ill. -- Ryan Perrilloux ran for two touchdowns and threw for one to lead Jacksonville State to a 23-10 victory over Eastern Illinois in conference play on Saturday.

Jacksonville State (3-1 1-0 Ohio Valley Conference) was up 21-0 at halftime after wide receiver James Wilkerson caught a pass from Perrilloux with 3:27 left in the first period. Perrilloux scored twice in the second period on a 16-yard and 2-yard run.

Eastern Illinois (2-3, 0-1 Ohio Valley) went on the board for the first time with 4:09 left in the third with a field goal from kicker Tyler Wilke. The score was 23-3.

Panthers defensive back Adrian Arrington gave Eastern Illinois its only touchdown of the game to lead the team in scoring. With 8:03 left in the fourth period, Arrington blocked a punt return and ran 16 yards to make the final 23-10.

The Gamecocks had 23 first downs to 13 for the Panthers. Jacksonville State also out-rushed Eastern Illinois by more than 180 yards, 201-20. The Gamecocks also led in passing yardage, 281-206.

Jacksonville State had 482 offensive yards to 226 for Eastern Illinois.

The game was the Ohio Valley Conference opener for both teams.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
JVST
EIU
1st Downs2313
Total Yards482226
Passing281206
Rushing20120
Penalties7-758-60
3rd Down Conversions9-144-14
4th Down Conversions0-01-2
Turnovers22
Possession33:3026:30

Passing Leaders

Jacksonville StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Perrilloux20/2528111.212
Eastern IllinoisC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Reeder19/322066.401

Rushing Leaders

Jacksonville StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Jackson10686.8016
Freeney7689.7045
Eastern IllinoisCARYDSAVGTDLG
Bess14241.707
Ward6213.507

Receiving Leaders

Jacksonville StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Dupree48421.0066
Wilkerson45513.8117
Eastern IllinoisRECYDSAVGTDLG
Nozinor66210.3025
Graves55010.0021

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERJVSTEIU
TD03:27James Wilkerson 17 Yd Pass From Ryan Perrilloux (Gavin Hallford Kick) 70
SECOND QUARTERJVSTEIU
TD11:19Ryan Perrilloux 16 Yd Run (Gavin Hallford Kick) 140
TD02:39Ryan Perrilloux 2 Yd Run (Gavin Hallford Kick) 210
THIRD QUARTERJVSTEIU
SF10:03- Team Tackled By In End Zone 230
FG04:09Tyler Wilke 27 Yd 233
FOURTH QUARTERJVSTEIU
TD08:03Adrian Arrington 16 Yd Return Of Blocked Punt (Tyler Wilke Kick) 2310