Tucker runs for 181 yards as Syracuse rolls previous Ohio 29-9

Sean Tucker set a profession excessive with 181 speeding yards and a landing as Syracuse pulled away from Ohio within the second half for a 29-9

ATHENS, Ohio — Sean Tucker set a profession excessive with 181 speeding yards and a landing as Syracuse pulled away from Ohio within the second half for a 29-9 win Saturday.

The Orange scored 9 factors within the first half and by no means regarded again. Tucker broke free for a 47-yard run on Syracuse’s second offensive play put the Orange within the purple zone and Tommy DeVito scampered for a 6-yard rating.

Syracuse took benefit of a muffed kickoff and compelled a security by tackling De’Montre Tuggle ultimately zone.

DeVito performed his first sport after struggling a season-ending leg damage in Syracuse’s fourth sport of the 2020 season, connecting on 11 of 17 passes for 92 yards.

The Bobcats failed to attain a landing in Tim Albin’s debut as head coach. Albin succeeds Frank Solich after 16 years because the workforce’s offensive coordinator.

Stephen Johnson, a switch from Oklahoma, made three subject objectives of greater than 22 yards after lacking a 50-yard try on Ohio’s opening drive

Jerome Buckner led all receivers with 102 yards on seven receptions to steer the Bobcats.

THE TAKEAWAY

Syracuse: Tucker appears to construct on his spectacular freshman marketing campaign. He was simply the third Orange participant in workforce historical past to publish a number of 100-yard video games in 2020 and added one other within the season opener.

Ohio: The Bobcats break up quarterback duties, albeit briefly, between Rourke and Armani Rogers. Rogers made two makes an attempt and put a jolt into the Ohio offense with a 32-yard completion to Buckner with 6:16 within the third quarter, his solely completion of the sport.

UP NEXT

Ohio will attempt to earn Albin’s first win at house when it performs host to Duquesne.

Syracuse performs its house opener towards Rutgers.

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