Scores

Final

Morgan State 13

(0-2, 0-2 away)

Bowling Green 58

(2-0, 1-0 home)

7:00 PM ET, September 10, 2011

Perry Stadium, BOWLING GREEN, OH

1 2 3 4 T
MORG 7 3 3 013
BGSU 28 7 14 958

Top Performers

Passing: M. Schilz (BGSU) - 258 YDS, 5 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: A. Samuel (FIU) - 11 CAR, 122 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: E. Cooper (BGSU) - 6 REC, 134 YDS, 4 TD

Bowling Green 58, Morgan St. 13

Associated Press

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio. -- Matt Schilz threw five touchdown passes in the first half, leading Bowling Green in a 58-13 rout of Morgan State on Saturday night.

Schilz finished 16 for 23 passing with 258 yards and an interception, leading the Falcons (2-0) to a 35-10 halftime lead with his prolific first-half passing.

Bowling Green outgained the Bears 572-193 in offensive yards, including a 304-37 margin through the air.

Schilz connected with Eugene Cooper on touchdown passes of 37, 6, 23 and 18 yards in the first half. Four of Cooper's six receptions were for scores, as he finished with 134 yards.

Jordan Hopgood rushed 12 times for 90 yards and also had 37 yards and a touchdown on three receptions for the Falcons, who have won consecutive games to open a season for the first time since 2003.

Travis Davidson led the Bears (0-2) with 89 rushing yards and a touchdown.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MORG
BGSU
1st Downs1228
Total Yards193572
Passing37304
Rushing156268
Penalties9-529-79
3rd Down Conversions2-167-12
4th Down Conversions1-10-0
Turnovers23
Possession28:4831:12

Passing Leaders

Morgan StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Council4/19321.701
Bowling GreenC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Schilz16/2325811.251

Rushing Leaders

Morgan StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Davidson12897.4161
Council12514.3019
Bowling GreenCARYDSAVGTDLG
Samuel1112211.1147
Hopgood12907.5123

Receiving Leaders

Morgan StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Diggs2199.5012
Hendrix2115.506
Bowling GreenRECYDSAVGTDLG
Cooper613422.3437
Jorden45112.8123

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERMORGBGSU
TD10:45Eugene Cooper 37 Yd Pass From Matt Schilz (Kyle Burkhardt Kick) 07
TD08:27Kamar Jorden 10 Yd Pass From Matt Schilz (Kyle Burkhardt Kick) 014
TD07:46Travis Davidson 61 Yd Run (Abraham Mercado Kick) 714
TD05:03Eugene Cooper 6 Yd Pass From Matt Schilz (Kyle Burkhardt Kick) 721
TD02:23Eugene Cooper 23 Yd Pass From Matt Schilz (Kyle Burkhardt Kick) 728
SECOND QUARTERMORGBGSU
FG10:42Abraham Mercado 28 Yd 1028
TD00:11Eugene Cooper 18 Yd Pass From Matt Schilz (Kyle Burkhardt Kick) 1035
THIRD QUARTERMORGBGSU
TD12:44Jordan Hopgood 14 Yd Run (Kyle Burkhardt Kick) 1042
TD05:52Anthon Samuel 47 Yd Run (Kyle Burkhardt Kick) 1049
FG01:20Abraham Mercado 29 Yd 1349
FOURTH QUARTERMORGBGSU
FG11:52Stephen Stein 26 Yd 1352
TD09:14Jamel Martin 3 Yd Run (Pat Failed) 1358