DES MOINES, Iowa -- Grant Kraemer threw for 284 yards and a touchdown and Drake held off a late Morehead State rally to beat the Eagles 30-28 in a non-conference game for the Pioneer League teams.
Trailing 30-8 to start the fourth quarter, Austin Gahafer threw touchdown passes of 34-yards to Jake Raymond and 15-yards Jake Sutherland. Lawson Page's 3-yard touchdown run with 1:03 cut the lead to two but the 2-point conversion failed.
Drake (2-2) controlled the onside-kick attempt and ran out the clock.
Terry Wallen's 82-yard punt return for a touchdown gave Drake a 16-8 lead at with 9:55 before halftime.
Gahafer was 26 for 50 for 330 yards, three touchdowns and an interception.
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