Scores

Final

Butler 35

(5-6, 3-5 Pioneer)

Morehead State 55

(3-8, 2-6 Pioneer)

1:00 PM ET, November 19, 2011

Jayne Stadium, Morehead, KY

1 2 3 4 T
BUT 7 9 13 635
MORE 21 6 21 755

Top Performers

Passing: Z. Lewis (MORE) - 387 YDS, 3 TD

Rushing: D. Cox (MORE) - 27 CAR, 218 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: Z. Watkins (BUT) - 14 REC, 180 YDS, 1 TD

Morehead St. 55, Butler 35

Associated Press

MOREHEAD, Ky. -- Zach Lewis passed for 387 yards and three touchdowns and Desmond Cox rushed for 218 yards and two touchdowns as Morehead State defeated Butler 55-35 Saturday in the teams' season finale.

The Eagles (3-8, 2-6 Pioneer Football League) piled up 669 yards of offense, surpassing the 651 they had in a 50-49 loss to St. Francis (Pa.), their previous high in Division I games this season. Morehead State was ranked fourth in total offense in the Football Championship Subdivision at 459.9 yards per game.

Andrew Huck threw three scoring passes for the Bulldogs (5-6, 3-5).

Cox broke free for a 92-yard run on Morehead State's first play.

Lewis had a 4-yard touchdown run and a 30-yard scoring pass to Donte Sawyer in the first quarter, and touchdown passes of 61 yards to Sawyer and 28 to Cory Jackson in the third quarter.

He finished the season with 28 touchdown passes.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
BUT
MORE
1st Downs2628
Total Yards522669
Passing393387
Rushing129282
Penalties0-09-83
3rd Down Conversions5-159-17
4th Down Conversions1-31-2
Turnovers31
Possession32:1527:45

Passing Leaders

ButlerC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Huck20/2829410.532
Morehead StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Lewis31/463878.430

Rushing Leaders

ButlerCARYDSAVGTDLG
Heeter17865.1231
Stewart3175.709
Morehead StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Cox272188.1292
Macshara4276.8011

Receiving Leaders

ButlerRECYDSAVGTDLG
Watkins1418012.9129
Shannon37324.3131
Morehead StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Sawyer713419.1261
Stanley56813.6021

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERBUTMORE
TD12:43Desmond Cox 92 Yd Run (Rainer Duzan Kick) 07
TD11:25Brendan Shannon 31 Yd Pass From Andrew Huck (David Lang Kick) 77
TD08:35Donte Sawyer 30 Yd Pass From Zach Lewis (Rainer Duzan Kick) 714
TD01:00Zach Lewis 4 Yd Run (Rainer Duzan Kick) 721
SECOND QUARTERBUTMORE
TD13:09Zach Watkins 29 Yd Pass From Andrew Huck (Pat Blocked) 1321
FG10:24Rainer Duzan 21 Yd 1324
FG06:02David Lang 21 Yd 1624
FG00:00Rainer Duzan 49 Yd 1627
THIRD QUARTERBUTMORE
TD13:23Donte Sawyer 61 Yd Pass From Zach Lewis (Rainer Duzan Kick) 1634
TD11:35Jordan Koopman 8 Yd Pass From Andrew Huck (David Lang Kick) 2334
TD08:43Cory Jackson 28 Yd Pass From Zach Lewis (Rainer Duzan Kick) 2341
TD04:29Trae Heeter 3 Yd Run (Pat Blocked) 2941
TD00:24Brandon Bornhauser 27 Yd Run (Rainer Duzan Kick) 2948
FOURTH QUARTERBUTMORE
TD12:33Trae Heeter 7 Yd Run (Two-Point Conversion Failed) 3548
TD05:22Desmond Cox 4 Yd Run (Rainer Duzan Kick) 3555