Freshman Jaylen Raynor ties Arkansas State record with 6 TD passes in 52-28 win over UMass

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Taisun Phommachanh threw for 269 yards for UMass.

UMass lost big at home to Arkansas State on Saturday. (AP Photo/Greg M. Cooper)

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AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Freshman Jaylen Raynor tied a school record with six touchdown passes and Arkansas State beat Massachusetts 52-28 on Saturday.

Raynor’s six TD passes tied Justice Hansen, who threw for six touchdowns against Southeast Missouri State in 2018.

Raynor was 20-of-25 passing for 383 yards and rushed for 35 more for the Red Wolves (3-2). Adam Jones had three catches for 105 yards and a score. Jeff Foreman had two touchdown catches.

Taisun Phommachanh completed 29-of-38 passes for 269 yards with a touchdown and interception for the Minutemen (1-5).

Ja’Quez Cross had the game’s first points with the Red Wolves’ only rushing touchdown, a 7-yarder, before Raynor threw a 5-yard score to Emmanual Stevenson for a 14-0 lead six minutes into the game.

Raynor threw a 39-yard score to Foreman and a 4-yarder to Courtney Jackson and it was 31-7 at halftime. Raynor’s final TD pass to tie the record was a 55-yarder to Jones early in the fourth quarter.

The Red Wolves outgained the Minutemen 556-381.


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