MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. -- David Moore threw two scoring passes, Jonathan Ward caught a touchdown pass and ran for two scores and Central Michigan set season highs in total yards and rushing yards in beating Eastern Michigan 42-16 in Saturday's Mid-American Conference matchup.
The Chippewas (3-3, 2-1) had 589 total yards and 310 rushing yards, led by Ward's 132 yards on 12 carries, and held the Eagles to 285 yards, including 77 rushing.
Ward capped Central Michigan's opening drive with a 3-yard TD run and scored on a career-long 86-yard run in the third quarter.
Alonzo McCoy picked off a pass from Mike Glass III in the end zone and the Chippewas scored on Moore's 80-yard pass to Kalil Pimpleton on the next play. Moore, 15 of 24 for 279 yards, made it 21-3 on his 64-yard pass to Ward.
Glass, 19 of 33 for 193 yards, scored on a 1-yard run and hit Mathew Sexton on a 5-yard TD pass in the fourth quarter.
Mississippi State lineman enters transfer portal after Mike Leach tweet
Defensive lineman Fabien Lovett, who had responded to coach Mike Leach's now-deleted controversial tweet on Thursday, said he has entered the transfer portal and has three years of eligibility remaining.
Trevon Diggs ready to win against his brother in the NFL
NFL draft prospect, and brother of Bills WR Stefon Diggs, Trevon Diggs explains why the little brother always wins and relates a story from when he was younger to prove the point.
Utah RB Moss clocks 4.52 40-yard dash in solo workout
After recording a disappointing 4.65 40-yard dash at the NFL Combine, Utah RB Zack Moss stages his own workout and shows off his speed with an improved performance.
Sources: SEC exploring Alabama's use of Apple watches
The SEC is exploring whether Alabama will be able to continue using Apple watches to monitor its football players' physical activities during the league-mandated shutdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic, sources told ESPN's Mark Schlabach on Friday.
Clemson's Dabo Swinney has 'zero doubt' that college season starts on time
Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said he's not listening to the "doomsday scenarios" concerning the coronavirus pandemic and instead is only planning for the most optimistic version of events.
How Saban is sticking to Alabama offseason plan as much as possible
Chris Low explains that Nick Saban isn't a "sit around kind of guy" and he isn't surprised the Crimson Tide coach is holding virtual meetings.