Ryland, Haener lead Nationwide staff’s 27-10 Senior Bowl win

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Maryland’s Chris Ryland kicked 4 subject targets and Fresno State quarterback Jake Haener handed for 139 yards and a landing to steer the Nationwide staff to a 27-10 victory over the American staff within the Senior Bowl on Saturday.

Haener, named the sport’s MVP, delivered a 44-yard landing cross to Stanford receiver Michael Wilson within the fourth quarter. He thrived on a short-handed quarterback scenario for the staff, finishing 12 of 19 passes after setting a Fresno State profession document with a 68.1% completion price.

The American staff’s largest play got here early within the fourth when Virginia’s Anthony Johnson Jr. returned an interception 37 yards for a landing. Johnson was sporting the No. 15 jersey in honor of wide receiver Devin Chandler, who was amongst three Cavaliers gamers shot and killed in November, together with Lavel Davis Jr. and D’Sean Perry.

Cunningham was hit as he threw and appeared to land on his proper arm, briefly heading towards the locker room with a strained shoulder. He returned to the sidelines, however not the sport.

BYU quarterback Jaren Corridor didn’t play within the sport for the Nationwide staff. It wasn’t instantly identified why, however Corridor missed the New Mexico Bowl with an ankle harm. He did take part in practices when quarterbacks have been off-limits for contact.

The American staff did get one other large defensive play to remain alive with a fourth-down, fourth-quarter sack by Florida A&M’s Isaiah Land, the 2021 Buck Buchanan winner as the highest participant in FCS after main the nation with 19 sacks.

Cunningham hit Purdue tight finish Payne Durham simply wanting the left pylon late within the first half. Then he dropped the snap, picked up the ball and rushed for a 1-yard landing. Cunningham handed for 70 touchdowns and ran for 47 at Louisville following within the footsteps of buddy and Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson.

However he tried solely 5 passes within the Senior Bowl, finishing three for 49 yards. Northwestern’s Evan Hull ran 10 occasions for a game-high 74 yards.

Ryland’s 4 subject targets included a 41-yarder on the ultimate play of the primary half for a 17-3 lead. He did miss a 52-yard try early within the third quarter.

TCU’s Max Duggan, the Heisman Trophy runner-up, accomplished 4 of 9 passes for 26 yards for the American staff. Duggan overthrew Princeton’s Andrei Iosivas in the long run zone on a fourth-down play that was his greatest probability for a landing.

Shepherd Faculty quarterback Tyson Bagent, whose 159 profession landing passes is an NCAA all-division document, accomplished 17 of twenty-two passes for 138 yards earlier than throwing a last-minute interception close to the purpose line.

Bagent is attempting to develop into the primary Division II quarterback drafted for the reason that Rams picked Keith Null within the sixth spherical in 2009 after passing for greater than 17,000 yards.

Houston’s Clayton Tune was 9-of-12 passing for 70 yards.


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