The Orange have no shortage of talent at wide receiver — Steve Ishmael and Ervin Philips rank first and second in the ACC in receptions.
“Syracuse is playing well — a big win against Pitt. Played LSU tight. Played N.C. State tight at N.C. State, so it’s a big challenge for us,” Swinney said. “We’ve had a tough little stretch here through the first six games and got another one this week. We’re looking forward to the open date afterward, but our focus is really on trying to empty our tank this week and sprint into this open date and play our best game Friday night.”
“I thought J.T. was special tonight,” Badgers coach Paul Chryst said. “Certainly the big run at the end of the first half, but he had some hard 7-, 8-yard runs. He’s continuing to get better.”
The Badgers went to the run almost exclusively on three straight scoring drives after Nebraska’s Aaron Williams returned an interception to tie it 17-all early in the third quarter.
They ran on eight of 10 plays while going 93 yards for the go-ahead touchdown, which Quintez Cephus scored on a 5-yard pass. Next time they ran on all 10 plays as they went 80 yards, with Taylor bulling in from the 2. After Stanley Morgan fumbled on the Huskers’ ensuing possession, they ran 10 times for 40 yards, with Bradrick Shaw scoring from the 1.
“We’ve got to find ways to clean those things up. But I’m proud of our fight, I’m proud of our effort.”
Before that Johnson threw touchdown passes of 14 and 64 yards Make Cheap Jerseys while Snell ran for scores of 71 and 6 yards. Those scores merely provided breathing room as MLB Cheap Jerseys Tigers quarterback Drew Lock threw TD passes of 50, 58 and 75 yards, the last of which tied the game. Lock’s 48-yard completion set up his 1-yard TD run.