JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Mike Piatkowski tossed two touchdowns and Drake locked up a share of the Pioneer Football League title with a 32-29 victory at Jacksonville Saturday.
The conference title is the second straight for the Bulldogs (8-3, 7-1), and marks the first time Drake has won consecutive league championships since 1931.
Jacksonville (7-4, 5-3) overcame a 17-5 halftime deficit in the third quarter on Andre Addison's 50-yard interception return for a touchdown and a 32-yard TD pass from Trevius Folston to D'Andre Randle.
Dylan Lynch's 40-yard field goal put the Dolphins up 22-17, but Gary Scott scored on a 1-yard run and Joey Orlando caught a 13-yard TD pass from Piatkowski as Drake regained the lead.
Piatkowski was 25-of-34 passing for 277 yards.
Drake's halftime lead came from a 2-yard touchdown from Scott, a 1-yard TD pass from Piatkowski to Kevin Marshall and a 22-yard field goal by Cam Bohnert.