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Former Bingham Star Scores Pair Of Touchdowns During Cowboys/Eagles

Jan 8, 2022, 7:53 PM
Dalton Schultz - Dallas Cowboys vs. Philadelphia Eagles...
Dalton Schultz #86 of the Dallas Cowboys scores a second half touchdown while playing the Philadelphia Eagles at AT&T Stadium on September 27, 2021 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)
(Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY – Former Bingham Miners and current Dallas Cowboys tight end Dalton Schultz caught a couple of first half touchdown passes during Week 18 of the 2021 NFL season.

The Eagles hosted the Cowboys at Lincoln Financial Field on Saturday, January 8.

With 1:45 remaining in the first half, Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott hit Schultz for two yards and six points.

Schultz’s score gave Dallas a 23-17 lead over their division rival.

The touchdown capped an eight-play, 75-yard drive that lasted 1:55.

With five seconds to go in the second quarter, Prescott found Schultz again. Schultz caught a nine-yard pass for his second score of the game.

Schultz’s second touchdown gave the Cowboys a 30-17 lead at halftime.

The second TD capped a four-play, 43-yard drive that took only 19 seconds.

After the touchdowns, Schultz had three catches for 21 yards and two touchdowns.

The former Bingham standout entered the game with 75 receptions for 787 yards and six touchdowns this season.

Dallas’ game against Philadelphia is televised on ESPN.

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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