ALLENDALE, Mich. (WOOD) — A trick play made the difference in a tightly contested matchup against Division II’s No. 2 and 3 teams on Saturday night.
Ferris State University quarterback Jayru Campbell ran into the end zone after catching a pass from wide receiver Jevon Shaw to steal a 35-31 victory from Grand Valley State University.
Campbell finished the game with 229 yards passing and two touchdowns in the year, 101 yards rushing with a score and 31 yards receiving with the game-winning touchdown.
GVSU got on the board first on a 3-yard run by Chawntez Moss in the first quarter before adding on a field goal to jump out to a 10-0 lead after the first quarter. Moss would finish with three rushing touchdowns.
Things got closer in the second quarter when Campbell threw a touchdown pass to Keyondre Craig to bring the game to 10-7 at 13:15 left in the quarter.
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