Former BYU WR Colby Pearson Breaks Free For 80-Yard TD In Guardians’ XFL Game
Mar 7, 2020, 8:39 PM | Updated: Feb 25, 2023, 6:03 pm
(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.
🚨 80 YARDS TO THE CRIBBBB 🚨@colbyp04 breaks free and goes the distance for 6 PTS! #OnDuty | #ForTheLoveOfFootball pic.twitter.com/nLboGX2JIe
— XFL New York (@XFL_NewYork) March 8, 2020
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.
The @XFLGuardians got the job done against the @XFLRenegades pic.twitter.com/5CKLPagaGU
— XFL (@XFL2023) March 8, 2020
Pearson and the Guardians’ next game is against the Houston Roughnecks on Saturday, March 14 at 12 p.m. (MDT).
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