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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 matched Justice Hansen, who threw six touchdowns against Southeast Missouri State in 2018.
Raynor completed 20 of 25 passes 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 touchdowns.
Taisun Phommachanh completed 29 of 38 passes for 269 yards with a touchdown and an interception for the Minutemen (1-5).
Ja’Quez Cross scored the game’s first points with the Red Wolves’ only rushing touchdown, a 7-yarder, before Raynor threw a 5-yard score to Emmanuel Stevenson for a 14-0 lead six minutes into the match.
Raynor threw a 39-yard score to Foreman and a 4-yard score to Courtney Jackson and it was 31-7 at halftime. Raynor’s final TD pass to tie the record was a 55-yard pass to Jones early in the fourth quarter.
The Red Wolves outscored the Minutemen 556-381.
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