College Football

Eastern Michigan Eagles (9-4)


Wed. 11/16 Fri. 11/25 Tue. 12/20
@ KentSt
W 31-24
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vs. CentMi
W 38-19
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@ SJSU
W 41-27
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E. Michigan beats San Jose St. in Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

BOISE, Idaho (AP) Taylor Powell threw for 298 yards and two touchdowns, Samson Evans rushed for a pair of scores and Eastern Michigan defeated San Jose State 41-27 in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl on Tuesday.

Eastern Michigan (9-4) won a bowl game for the second time in program history. The team last won a bowl game in 1987, beating San Jose State in the California Bowl.

"We're fortunate to get this one," a teary-eyed Eastern Michigan coach Chris Creighton said. "I'm super proud of our guys. . They just continue to fight and they believe and they love and care about each other. So, when it all comes together like that, it's a pretty special moment."

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Leaders
Passing Yards: T. Powell2111
Passing TDs: T. Powell16
Rushing Yards: S. Evans1166
Rushing TDs: S. Evans15
Receiving Yards: T. Knue632
Receiving TDs: T. Knue9
Interceptions: J. Scott3
Schedule 2022
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/2 vs. Eastern Kentucky W 42 - 34
9/10 at Louisiana L 21 - 49
9/17 at Arizona State W 30 - 21
9/24 vs. Buffalo L 31 - 50
10/1 vs. Massachusetts W 20 - 13
10/8 at Western Michigan W 45 - 23
10/15 vs. Northern Illinois L 10 - 39
10/22 at Ball State W 20 - 16
10/29 vs. Toledo L 24 - 27
11/8 at Akron W 34 - 28
11/16 at Kent State W 31 - 24
11/25 vs. Central Michigan W 38 - 19
12/20 at San Jose State W 41 - 27
Mid-American
East
  Conference Overall
Ohio 7-1 10-4
Buffalo 5-3 7-6
Bowling Green 5-3 6-7
Miami (OH) 4-4 6-7
Kent State 4-4 5-7
Akron 1-7 2-10
West
  Conference Overall
Toledo 5-3 9-5
Eastern Michigan 5-3 9-4
Western Michigan 4-4 5-7
Ball State 3-5 5-7
Central Michigan 3-5 4-8
Northern Illinois 2-6 3-9
Offense (FBS Rank)
Yards: 4741 (76)
Passing Yards: 2911 (73)
Rushing Yards: 1830 (82)
Points per game: 29.8 (58)
Yards per game: 364.7 (93)
Touchdowns: 48 (47)
Field Goals: 14 (69)
Defense (FBS Rank)
Yards: 4901 (78)
Passing Yards: 2872 (69)
Rushing Yards: 2029 (83)
Points per game: 28.5 (90)
Yards per game: 377.0 (68)
Touchdowns: 46 (104)
Field Goals: 16 (89)
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