Floyd returns two picks for scores in Murray State victory

Nov 6, 2021, 5:36 AM | Updated: 5:37 pm

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — Marcis Floyd returned an interception for a touchdown and returned a 2-point conversion attempt for two points as Murray State defeated Tennessee Tech 32-27 on Saturday.

Floyd added seven tackles and a sack.

Damonta Witherspoon and quarterback DJ Williams scored early touchdowns for the Racers, then Floyd intercepted a Willie Miller pass and returned it 90 yards for a touchdown and a 24-7 lead. The Racers led 27-7 at halftime, then in the second half managed just Aaron Baum’s third field goal of the game and Floyd’s return of Miller’s 2-point conversion pass attempt.

Williams had 137 passing yards and 83 on the ground. Witherspoon led Murray State (4-5, 1-3 Ohio Valley Conference) with 87 yards rushing.

Miller led the Golden Eagles (3-6, 1-3) in rushing and Quinton Cross had seven receptions for 106 yards. David Gist ran for two touchdowns.

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