Holland completed 19 of 27 passes for 242 yards with one touchdown and one interception, and also rushed for 19 yards and a score on nine carries for the Colonels (4-3, 3-1 Ohio Valley Conference). Walker rushed for 52 yards on nine carries.
Ryan Perrilloux completed 21 of 41 passes for 304 yards and one touchdown, but also threw five interceptions for the Gamecocks (4-2, 2-1). The Jacksonville State quarterback also ran for 39 yards and two scores on 19 rushes.
Perrilloux opened the scoring for the Gamecocks with a 59-yard pass to Maurice Dupree to start the first, which was matched by Aaron Bradley's 4-yard rush that tied the game for the Colonels at the end of the quarter.
Walker's 1-yard rushing touchdown and Holland's 11-yard passing score to Stephen Sizemore gave Eastern Kentucky a 24-14 lead at halftime.
In the third, Walker put the Colonels ahead 31-14 lead with his 19-yard touchdown run with 10:10 remaining before Perrilloux's 9-yard rushing score cut the Jacksonville State defecit to 10 points at the end of the quarter.
Brandon George's 8-yard run cut the Colonels' lead to 31-28, but Holland ran for a 1-yard score with 7:13 to play to make it a 10 point lead once again.
Perrilloux's late 4-yard run with 4:12 left wouldn't be enough in the end.
Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher hopes quarterback Sean Maguire is ready to go full speed by the middle of June.
Graduate transfer quarterback Davis Webb has officially joined California, giving the Golden Bears an experienced option to replace No. 1 overall NFL draft pick Jared Goff.
First-year football coach Dino Babers, hired by former Syracuse AD Mark Coyle, is on the committee that will search for Coyle's replacement.
Hugh Freeze has some major holes to fill on offense with the departures of Laremy Tunsil and Laquon Treadwell, but there is Chady Kelly and good depth.
After transferring in from Montana State, Dakota Prukop has a checklist he's working from as he prepares to compete for the Oregon job.
The destination for Week 6 of the Big 12 Ultimate Road Trip is unanimous, as all three conference reporters would head to the Red River Rivalry.
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