Virginia Union remains undefeated with 69-0 decimation of Saint Augustine’s

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Virginia Union University’s Jahkari Grant tossed four touchdown passes as the Panthers moved to 5-0 on the season by downing Saint Augustine’s University 69-0 on Saturday, October 1, at Willie Lanier Field in Hovey Stadium in Richmond, Va.

Grant completed 14 of 21 passes for 247 yards in the win.

Three different Panthers caught touchdown passes with John JilesJames Jackson and Larry Hackeyall hauling in scoring passes.

VUU’s Jada Byers, who leads the nation in rushing and scoring, carried the ball 12 times for 114 yards and two touchdowns.  Byers now has 891 yards on the season and is averaging 178.2 yards per game.

“It was exciting to see so many guys making plays,” said VUU Head Football Coach Dr. Alvin Parker.  “The guys had a great week of practice, and the coaches did an excellent job of preparing them. Every week we have different players standing out. Our focus now is to have another good week as we prepare for Elizabeth City State.”

The Panthers will now take on the Vikings of Elizabeth City State University for Homecoming 2022 at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 8, at Willie Lanier Field in Hovey Stadium.

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Elizabeth City State University
10/8/2022 | 12:00 p.m.

Team Statistics

Game StatsSAUVUU
Total Yards167526
Pass Yards115303
Rushing Yards52223
Penalty Yards8-575-47
1st Downs926
3rd Downs4-177-10
4th Downs1-21-1
VUU02:31 – VUU – Hackey, Larry 13 yd pass from Grant, Jahkari (Myers, Brady kick) 5 plays, 26 yards, TOP 2:0207
VUU12:46 – VUU – Jackson, James 43 yd pass from Grant, Jahkari (Myers, Brady kick) 2 plays, 37 yards, TOP 0:54014
VUU09:02 – VUU – Jiles, John 37 yd pass from Grant, Jahkari (Myers, Brady kick) 4 plays, 49 yards, TOP 1:28021
VUU02:06 – VUU – Byers, Jada 6 yd run (Myers, Brady kick), 7 plays, 66 yards, TOP 2:49028
VUU10:14 – VUU – Allen, Curtis 2 yd run (Myers, Brady kick), 9 plays, 52 yards, TOP 4:38035
VUU08:36 – VUU – Byers, Jada 54 yd run (Myers, Brady kick), 1 plays, 54 yards, TOP 0:11042
VUU05:05 – VUU – Jackson, James 18 yd pass from Grant, Jahkari (Myers, Brady kick failed) 4 plays, 57 yards, TOP 1:56048
VUU13:53 – VUU – Jackson, Rashar 11 yd run (Myers, Brady kick), 4 plays, 63 yards, TOP 2:03055
VUU06:24 – VUU – Key, Jr., Ricky 8 yd pass from Reid, Christian (Myers, Brady kick) 14 plays, 63 yards, TOP 6:19062
VUU02:05 – VUU – Johnson, Joseph 30 yd pass from Reid, Christian (Myers, Brady kick) 4 plays, 45 yards, TOP 1:59069

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