San Diego St. runs away from upset-minded Towson 48-21

San Diego State Football
Posted at 6:37 PM, Sep 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-25 21:37:32-04

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jordan Byrd ran for two touchdowns and San Diego State scored 24 points in the third quarter to pull away from Towson 48-21.

Chris Ferguson threw a 19-yard scoring pass to Jerry Howard Jr. to give the feisty Tigers a 7-0 lead with 5:36 left in the first quarter.

The Aztecs regrouped to shut the door on Towson by scoring two touchdowns within the first five minutes after the break.

Trenton Thompson returned a blocked punt 11 yards 58 seconds in and Byrd’s 55-yard jaunt ended Towson’s upset hopes.

Chris Ferguson finished with three TD passes for Towson.