Ohio outscores Cajuns

Published 12:44 am Sunday, October 31, 2010

The Associated Press

ATHENS — Boo Jackson threw for three touchdowns and had a rushing score as Ohio’s defense put constant pressure on the quarterback in a 38-31 win over Louisiana-Lafayette on Saturday.

Jackson completed 16 of 22 passes for 240 yards but had four interceptions for the Bobcats (6-3). He also rushed for 74 yards on 11 carries, scoring on a 7-yard run in the first quarter.

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The Ragin’ Cajuns (2-6) pulled ahead 14-7 after Aaron Spikes caught a 20-yard touchdown from Brad McGuire and Spikes’ 7-yard touchdown run in the second quarter.

But Ohio regained the lead for good in the fourth quarter when Jackson connected with Terrence McCrae on a 13-yard touchdown to give the Bobcats a 24-17 advantage. Jackson also had passing scores of 3 and 24 yards.

McGuire finished with 384 yards on 25 of 39 passing and one interception for Louisiana-Lafayette.