Former BYU WR Colby Pearson Breaks Free For 80-Yard TD In Guardians’ XFL Game

Mar 7, 2020, 8:39 PM
Colby Pearson - New York Guardians...
Colby Pearson #3 of the New York Guardians runs after a catch during the XFL game against the Dallas Renegades at Globe Life Park on March 7, 2020 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Cooper Neill/XFL via Getty Images)
(Photo by Cooper Neill/XFL via Getty Images)

ARLINGTON, Texas – Former BYU and current New York Guardians wide receiver Colby Pearson broke free for an 80-yard touchdown reception against the Dallas Renegades.

The Guardians and Renegades played at Globe Life Park on Saturday, March 7.

New York quarterback Louis Perez hit Pearson with a pass down the near sideline on 1st & 10 during the third quarter of the game. Pearson caught the ball and broke free from two defenders before running down the sideline for the 80-yard score.

Pearson’s TD put the Guardians up 18-6 with 3:31 remaining in the third quarter.

The former BYU wideout finished the game with 5 catches for 95 yards and the touchdown.

On the season, Pearson has 16 receptions for 223 yards and 2 touchdowns. His first touchdown came during the opening week of the XFL season.

New York went on to beat the Renegades 30-12. The Guardians own a 3-2 record this season.

Pearson and the Guardians’ next game is against the Houston Roughnecks on Saturday, March 14 at 12 p.m. (MDT).

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