BOWLING GREEN, Ohio -- Theo Scott passed for two touchdowns and ran for another to lead Ohio past Bowling Green in a 44-37 shootout win Saturday in the Mid-American Conference opener for both teams.
Scott was 11-for-19 with 203 yards and two touchdowns for the Bobcats (3-2, 1-0). He also scored on a 68-yard run. Chris Garrett rushed for 120 yards and two touchdowns on 16 carries.
LaVon Brazill, who scored on a 27-yard pass from Scott, also scored on a 72-yard punt return.
Tyler Sheehan was 28-for-52 for 390 yards and two touchdowns for the Falcons (1-4, 0-1). Sheehan also scored on a 5-yard run.
The Falcons cut the lead to 44-37 on a 7-yard pass from Sheehan to Justus Jones with 3:41 to play. After forcing the Bobcats to punt on their next possession, the Falcons drove down to the Ohio 14 before turning the ball over on downs with 1:15 to play.
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