Courtesy EKU Athletics

Eastern Kentucky University’s next football game, at Troy University on Oct. 17, will air live on ESPN3 and start at 3:30 p.m. ET.

It will be EKU’s third straight appearance on ESPN3.

Eastern Kentucky quarterback Parker McKinney is second in the nation in passing touchdowns (8), including having thrown six in the last two games.  McKinney leads the country in passing yards per completion (13.54), is second in passing efficiency (150.8) and fourth in passing yards (772). 

Running back Alonzo Booth is first in the nation in rushing yards (277) and fourth in yards per carry (4.86). 

Wide receiver Keyion Dixon is fourth in FCS in receiving yards (280) and sixth in receptions per game (4.3).  Receiver Jackson Beerman is third nationally in yards per reception (21.78). 

Linebacker Matthew Jackson is fourth in the country with 11 tackles per game.

ESPN3 is ESPN’s live multi-screen sports network, a destination that delivers thousands of exclusive sports events annually.  It is accessible on computers, smartphones, tablets and connected devices through the ESPN App.  The network is currently available nationwide at no additional cost to fans who receive their high-speed Internet connection or video subscription from an affiliated service provider.

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Kevin Britton

Associate Athletics Director for Strategic Communications & Branding