Eastern Michigan downs Monmouth (NJ) 51-17 in opener
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Tyler Wiegers and Mike Glass II threw two touchdown passes apiece, wideout Isaac Holder found Bryce Kemp on a flea-flicker and Eastern Michigan routed Monmouth (NJ) 51-17 on Friday night for its first-ever win against a Big South Conference team.
Weigers was 18 of 21 for 238 yards in Eastern Michigan’s season opener. Glass completed three of five passes for 30 yards and scored on a 16-yard run.
Banham caught eight passes for 103 yards and Kyle Rachwai’s interception of a Kenji Bahar pass set up Glass’s TD pass to Latu.
Bahar was 25 of 42 for 190 yards passing, with an interception and an 8-yard TD run. Freshman Juwon Farri gained 111 of Monmouth’s 187 rushing yards on 13 carries and scored his first career TD on a 38-yard run.