CMICHIGAN 0 3 7 0 10
KANSAS 7 0 3 14 24
Date of game: 9/20/2014

Recap: Kansas vs. Central Mich

Lawrence, KS (SportsNetwork.com) - Montell Cozart tossed a pair of fourth- quarter touchdown passes to lead the Kansas Jayhawks to a 24-10 victory over the Central Michigan Chippewas in a non-conference bout at Memorial Stadium.

Cozart completed 23-of-33 passes for 226 yards with an interception to go with his two scores for Kansas (2-1). Tony Pierson had just three carries but finished with 77 yards and a touchdown. Jimmay Mundine (six receptions, 67 yards) and Justin McCay (two receptions, 66 yards, TD) both had solid receiving days.

For CMU (2-2), Cooper Rush threw for 178 yards and an interception on 18-of-26 passing. Martez Walker tallied 56 yards and a score on 10 carries.

Kansas went on top on the very first play from scrimmage with Pierson ripping off a 74-yard touchdown run.

Action remained quiet until the 6:14 mark of the second quarter when Brian Eavey knocked through a 37-yard field goal for CMU.

Neither team was able to cross midfield in the remaining minutes prior to halftime, as the Jayhawks went into intermission nursing a 7-3 lead.

The Jayhawks added to their advantage at the 9:52 mark of the third quarter on a 27-yard field goal by Matthew Wyman.

The Chippewas tied things up, 10-10, on their ensuing possession by marching 75 yards in seven plays, with Walker punctuating the drive with an 18-yard touchdown run.

Kansas struck big early in the fourth quarter, taking the lead on a 60-yard touchdown pass from Cozart to McCay.

The Jayhawks put the game away with under two minutes remaining when Cozart connected with Corey Avery on a 30-yard scoring strike.

CMU was held to just 279 yards of offense and converted only 3-of-12 third downs.

Game Notes

State Farm Athlete of the Week
Click to submit your Athlete of the Week
Know an outstanding high school athlete? We want to highlight them on the FOX 34 State Farm Athlete of the Week.

Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.