NACOGDOCHES, Texas — Jeremy Moses’ 432-passing yards helped lead Stephen F. Austin to a 44-33 victory over Eastern Washington in the first round of the NCAA FCS Playoffs.
Moses was 43 for 57 (75.4 percent) with four touchdown passes and three interceptions. He connected with Duane Brooks 15 times for 124 yards and Brandon Scott 11 times for 89 yards and two touchdowns. Lumberjacks (10-2, 6-1 Southland) running back Vincent Pervis ran the ball 16 times for 125 yards.
Matt Nichols was 43 for 76 (56.5 percent) for 461 yards, three touchdowns and an interception for the Eagles (8-4, 6-2 Big Sky). Taiwan Jones had 118 rushing yards and a touchdown. Tony Davis was the Eagles leading receiver on the day with 10 catches for 115 yards.
Stephen F. Austin led 30-12 at the half and by as many as 25 in the game. The two teams combined for 1,158 total yards, with 893 of them coming in the passing game.