DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Tanner Mordecai threw a school-record seven touchdowns — five coming in the first half — and SMU broke it open in the second quarter and went on to beat Abilene Christian 56-9 in a season opener.
A transfer from Oklahoma, Mordecai’s seven touchdowns tied the American Athletic Conference record.READ MORE: Amber Alert Issued For 12-Year-Old Girl Out Of Converse, Texas
Mordecai completed 24-of-30 attempts for 317 yards while seven different ball carriers tallied 171 yards on the ground. Stone Earle threw for 176 yards and a touchdown for the Wildcats.READ MORE: COVID-19 Pandemic Has Taken A Toll On Mental Health, Led To More Drug Abuse, CDC Says
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