Eastern Illinois at San Diego State

Garoppolo's 3 TD passes sink San Diego St., 40-19

Associated Press

SAN DIEGO (AP) Jimmy Garoppolo completed 31 of 46 passes for 361 yards and three touchdowns - two to Erik Lora - to help Eastern Illinois beat San Diego State 40-19 Saturday night.

Eastern Illinois (1-0) snapped a 19-19 tie when Taylor Duncan capped a 12-play 75-yard drive with a two-yard TD run with 7:36 left in the third quarter.

Duncan, who rushed for 94 yards on 20 carries, would cap the night with a 45-yard TD run with 4:40 left.

Eastern Illinois built a 19-13 lead at halftime as Garoppolo completed 15 of 24 passes for 246 yards and threw touchdown passes of 37 and four yards to Lora and a 62-yard strike to Keiondre Gober that snapped a 13-13 tie with 3:22 left in the first half.

Lora caught 10 passes for 87 yards.

San Diego State (0-1) got a 48-yard touchdown run from Colin Lockett in the first quarter.

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Scoring Summary
SDGSTWes Feer 41 yd FG
EILErik Lora 37 yd pass from Jimmy Garoppolo (Cameron Berra kick)
SDGSTColin Lockett 48 yd run (Wes Feer kick)
SDGSTWes Feer 35 yd FG
EILErik Lora 4 yd pass from Jimmy Garoppolo (missed kick)
EILKeiondre Gober 62 yd pass from Jimmy Garoppolo (blocked XP)
SDGSTWes Feer 22 yd FG
SDGSTWes Feer 38 yd FG
EILTaylor Duncan 2 yd run (Cameron Berra kick)
EILShephard Little 60 yd punt return (Cameron Berra kick)
EILTaylor Duncan 45 yd run (Cameron Berra kick)
Team Stats
First Downs2124
Third Down Efficiency6-177-23
Fourth Down Efficiency1-21-5
Plays-Net Yards82-53399-440
Passing Yds361318
Kick Return Yds5179
Punt Return Yds603
Time of Poss.22:1037:50
Individual Stats
EIL: Taylor Duncan 20-92, Shephard Little 10-62, Jimmy Garoppolo 4-20, Team 2--2
SDGST: Colin Lockett 1-48, Donnel Pumphrey 7-25, Chase Price 6-25, Dwayne Garrett 3-24, Adam Muema 10-17, Chad Young 0-3, Adam Dingwell 8--20
EIL: Jimmy Garoppolo 31-46-361-0
SDGST: Adam Dingwell 27-63-318-4, Ezell Ruffin 0-1-0-0
EIL: Erik Lora 10-87, Keiondre Gober 6-140, Jeff LePak 4-45, Taylor Duncan 4-27, Adam Drake 3-14, Shephard Little 2-26, Anthony Taylor 1-19, Ryan Meyer 1-3
SDGST: Colin Lockett 8-98, Ezell Ruffin 4-91, Dylan Denso 4-33, Dwayne Garrett 3-18, Donnel Pumphrey 3-17, Tim Vizzi 2-36, Adam Muema 1-14, Chad Young 1-8, Chase Price 1-3

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