ISU gets a little better field possession out to the 32 with the penalty, however, an illegal block foul is called on the Redbirds starting this drive at their own 18.
ISU fumbles the short kickoff out of bounds at their own 27 but their is an offsides on EIU so we will re-kick.
Garoppolo with the quarterback keeper and that 1 yard plunge into the end zone ties the game at 19 each. We have 14:18 left in the game.
Jimmy Lera gets it to the 1. 2nd and goal
That was the last play of the 3rd qtr. EIU will have it at 1st and goal at the five to start the fourth qtr.
But the Panthers have it at 3rd and 6 at the ISU 15.
Pass on third down is caught by Lorence Ricks to get the Panthers a 1st and goal at the 5.
EIU is coming right back on their next possession. A big pass to Kenny Whittaker has the Panthers in scoring range.
ISU's drive stalls and Assussier's 49 yard FG attemp was just short. EIU takes over with 3:15 left in the 3rd qtr.
THe first play and the center snap in the shotgun went over Garoppolo's head and bounces right into the Redbird safety Ben Erickson's hands and he scrambles into the endzone for an ISU score.
We have 3:09 left with ISU up now by a touchdown 19-12.
The internet was back at its bad self again. EIU is punting now from midfield and it is a touchback for ISU.
They will have it 1st and 10 with 5:59 left in the 3rd qtr. We are still tied at 12-12.
Nice kickoff return by Lorence Ricks from EIU to set the Panther up at their own 35.
Its a third straight incomplete pass for Brown. 4th and goal with kicker Nick Assussier making the 25 yard attempt to tie the game at 12 a piece. We have 9:18 left in the 3rd quarter.
Two incomplete passes by Matt Brown has ISU with a 3rd and goal at the 8.
Nice catch by Matt Younger to set the Redbrds at first and goal at the eight.
Leggett gets a run to the 34 for the first down.
The Redbirds are down to the EIU 39 but it is 3rd & 3 following a Marvon Sanders catch on 2nd down and a Legget run on 1st.
ISU now 1st & 10 at the EIU 46.
The internet seems to be working a little quicker now.
ISU returns the opening kickoff of the 2nd half to their own 25. .
Ashton Leggett with a big run on 1st down to the 43.
The internet in this pressbox has been very slow or even has gone out a couple of times so I appologize for the lateness of the blogness. We are getting ready for the second half now. ISU will receive the opening kickoff as they deferred in the 1st half.
Its halftime with the 12-9 score staying here.