D.J. Taylor restored the initial opening shot 100 yards for a score and Arizona State scored twice in the opening 56 seconds to defeat rival Arizona 70-7 Friday night.
Arizona State (1-2) made a joke of the yearly Territorial Cup game from the initial kick return, profiting by a line of Arizona turnovers to assemble a 35-0 lead by right off the bat in the subsequent quarter.
Freshman DeaMonte Trayanum changed over an initial Arizona bungle into a 4-yard TD pursue 43 seconds Taylor’s TD return and the Sun Devils heaped on one score after another.
Rachaad White ran for 133 yards and three scores, Jayden Daniels represented three scores and Arizona State won its fourth in a row in the arrangement unexpectedly since 1975-78.
The Wildcats (0-5) may have been appreciative there were no fans in the stands after a dreary execution that may put mentor Kevin Sumlin’s employment in danger.
Arizona was behind its after Taylor’s initial kick return and had three bumbles, a capture and twice turned it over on downs in its initial six drives. The Wildcats had seven turnovers generally and surrendered 70 focuses unexpectedly since 1949 to lose their record twelfth straight game crossing two seasons.
Arizona State lost the past two games it played on a minute ago TDs and three more to COVID-19 issues.
Arizona had its opener dropped due to the Covid and lost its initial four games, most as of late 24-13 to Colorado a weekend ago.
The odd, winding season reached a resolution in the desert with the most remarkable game throughout the entire existence of an arrangement that dates to 1899.
The Sun Devils immediately transformed it into a laugher.
Taylor was around six yards profound when he restored the initial opening shot for a score and Arizona State got the show on the road back at Arizona’s 4-yard line after Gary Brightwell lost the first of his three bobbles. Trayanum scored on the following play to put the Sun Devils up 14-0 in under a moment.
They continued onward.
Daniels pinballed off safeguards for a 20-yard TD run and hit a fully open Ricky Pearsall on a 31-yard score, White severed a 93-yard TD run and Daniyel Ngata scored on a 3-yard run.
Arizona State drove 42-7 at halftime—most first-half focuses in Territorial Cup history—regardless of being outgained 260-241 in all out yards.
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