Danger topple Beef 48-34
Article posted on: 2012-03-12 00:00:00
Terry Mayo's six touchdown passes led the Nebraska Danger (1-1) to their first victory of the season against in-state rival Omaha Beef. Mayo spread his touchdown passes around with three different receivers pulling in receptions for scores.
The Danger started the game off strong with touchdown receptions by Kayne Farquharson and Corey Surrency. A missed extra-point put the Danger up 13-7 at the end of the first quarter.
A week after only putting up 23 points in the game, the Danger offense kept rolling in the second quarter with Farquharson pulling in two more touchdown passes to put the Danger ahead at halftime 28-13.
Not to be outdone by the offense, the Danger defense pulled the Beef quarterback to the ground for a sack in the end-zone to for a safety. The Beef were held to only 208 offensive yards for the night.
A seven minute Danger drive to start the second half kept the Beef offense off the field for most of the third quarter. Mayo's 23 yard completion to Chris Bell for a touchdown put the Danger up 35-13 with one quarter remaining.
The Beef offense tried to rally late to close the lead with three touchdowns in the fourth quarter, but a touchdown run by Mayo and another touchdown reception by Farquharson sealed the game for the Danger for a final of 48-34.
Mayo finished the day with 20 of 33 completions for 218 yards and six touchdowns. The Danger offense rushed for 57 yards on the day and 275 total yards. Bell and Farquharson lead the Danger receiving core with each pulling in seven passes for 96 and 79 yards respectively.
The Nebraska Danger will face off with the Omaha Beef two more times this year, but next up the Wyoming Calvary come to Grand Island on March 23, 2012 for a 7:05 p.m. Kickoff.