- Morehead State defeats West Virginia State 37-35 in an exciting season opener
- Redshirt sophomore QB Carter Cravens leads the team with 318 total yards and three touchdowns
- Morehead State's defense holds off West Virginia State's comeback attempt in the final minutes
Morehead State’s football team emerged victorious with a 37-35 win over West Virginia State in an exciting season opener. Quarterback Carter Cravens led the charge, tallying 318 total yards and three touchdowns. Despite turning the ball over three times, the Morehead State offense converted 12 of 17 third-down chances and displayed a balanced attack with 236 passing yards and 188 rushing yards. Special teams also played a significant role, with newcomer Kairo Reid blocking a punt and recovering it on the 10-yard line to set up a touchdown. The Eagles’ defense, led by Andre Nolan-White, Cooper Krezek, and Jahleel Holmes, held strong despite allowing 457 yards. The win sets Morehead State on a positive trajectory as they head into their next game against Mercer.
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