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Taysom Hill Converts 4th & Goal, Powers For First TD As Saints Starting QB

Nov 22, 2020, 1:21 PM
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Taysom Hill #7 of the New Orleans Saints celebrates his touchdown run in the third quarter against the Atlanta Falcons at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on November 22, 2020 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
(Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Former BYU signal-caller Taysom Hill powered into the end zone on a goal-line run on 4th & Goal for his first touchdown as the starting quarterback for the New Orleans Saints.

The Saints hosted the Falcons on Sunday, November 22.

With 9:13 remaining in the third quarter and the Saints going for it on 4th & Goal at the Atlanta two-yard line, Hill powered into the end zone behind his offensive line and blockers for the first touchdown of his first NFL start at quarterback.

It was Hill’s first score of the game and the Saints’ second touchdown.

The former BYU quarterback’s run extended New Orleans’ lead to 17-9.

It capped a drive that went 10 plays for 80 yards over 5:49.

After the touchdown run, Hill was 13/18 passing for 181 yards.

He had four carries for 11 yards and a touchdown.

The Falcons vs. Saints game is broadcast on FOX.

Kyle Ireland is a Locals in the NFL Insider for KSLSports.com and host of the Yards After College Podcast. Follow him on Twitter (@kyleireland) and Instagram (@kyleirelandksl).

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