Javon Leake(Page HS) scores 3 TD’s to lead Maryland Terrapins over Rutgers on Saturday, with 100-yard Kickoff Return for touchdown

from the Maryland Terrapins athletic website:

PISCATAWAY, N.J. Javon Leake(Page High School) scored three touchdowns, Josh Jackson threw for two and Anthony McFarland Jr. recorded two more as Maryland used the big play to rip Rutgers 48-7 on Saturday.

The Terrapins (3-2, 1-1 Big Ten) had five touchdowns of 23 yards or longer and scored three touchdowns on three consecutive offensive plays in the second quarter in snapping a two-game losing streak and handing Rutgers (1-4, 0-3) its fourth straight loss.

Leake got his first score on a 42-yard run, one play after Rutgers failed to get a first down on a fourth-and-1 gamble from its own 42 while trailing 14-7.

Leake opened the second half with a 100-yard kickoff return, McFarland added an 80-yard touchdown run and Leake closed out the scoring with a 12-yard touchdown run.

1 comment

  1. Elijah Brooks

    Congrats to Javon Leake(Page High School) jleake20 on being named BIG 10 Special Teams player of the week! In addition to his 100 yard KO return, he had 2 rushing TDs.

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