Jackson, Ohio beat RedHawks

Published 10:50 pm Saturday, November 29, 2008

Boo Jackson passed for three touchdowns and Chris Garrett ran for two as Ohio beat Miami of Ohio 41-26 on Friday, piling up 516 yards of total offense.

Garrett rushed 23 times for 222 yards, and Jackson was 15-of-20 for 190 yards for Ohio (4-8, 3-5 Mid-American Conference.) Jackson had touchdown passes of 3 and 2 yards, but also connected with Taylor Price for a 51-yard score.

Dan Raudebaugh was 26-of-41 for 258 yards and a touchdown for Miami (2-10, 1-7). Andre Bratton had 100 yards on 17 carries.

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Chris Givins scored for the RedHawks on a 15-yard pass from Raudebaugh and on a 60-yard return of a blocked punt. Nathan Parseghian kicked field goals of 35, 39, 34 and 22 yards.

Ohio took a 10-3 lead on a 22-yard TD run by Garrett with 5:45 left in the second quarter and led the rest of the way. Garrett scored on a 79-yard run with 1:43 left to play to give the Bobcats a 41-19 lead, until Raudebaugh’s TD pass to Givens with 26 seconds remaining.