Eastern Illinois drops home opener against Indiana State


CHARLESTON -- Indiana State got the best of Eastern Illinois for the first time since 2004 in a shootout, 55-41. 

Panthers quarterback Johnathan Brantley stuffed the stat sheet throwing for 443 yards and 4 touchdowns. He connected with Alex Hollins for his first three touchdowns.

Eastern Illinois falls to 0-3, and will look to bounce back next Saturday at home against Tennessee State. 

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