Kobe Williams Research Paper

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After trailing for the first time in the game, the Pacific University football team went on a 21 play, 83-yard drive that ended in a 3-yard touchdown pass from senior Campbell Summerfield (Sandy, Oregon) to freshman Kobe Williams (Las Vegas, Nevada) propelled the Boxers to a 39-35 win on Senior Day in Forest Grove. The Boxers (4-6, 3-4 NWC) were behind 35-32 with 8:05 to play after a 47-yard interception return by the Loggers before Summerfield led Pacific down the field in a drive that will be memorable for the 23 Pacific seniors. Twice in the drive, the Boxers converted on 4th down including an eight-yard scramble by the Sandy, Oregon native to extend the drive. With 3rd and goal, Summerfield found Williams - his favorite target for 2016…show more content…
Williams posted his sixth 100-yard receiving game on the season with 157 yards and 11 receptions. Plus, it was Williams’ third game with double-figure receptions en route to setting a new school single-season reception mark of 79. The four receiving touchdowns ties the mark held by Eric Nioclai, who also had four touchdown receptions against Willamette in 1986. The Boxers’ Alex Beekman tied a career-high with a 42-yard field to end the third quarter for his fourth field goal of the day. With four field goals on the day by Beekman, it is the first time since Jon Lee made four against the Loggers on Sept. 4, 2010. Pacific senior linebacker Jack Perez (Petaluma, Calif.) had six tackles including a stop for minus yardage to go along with a breakup and a hurry. He ends the season with 123 stops including 15 for a minus 36 yards. Another strong senior standout Jeff Bajema (Burlington, Wash.) ends his final season with 53 stops including 14 for loss and 9.5 sacks to his…show more content…
Dustin Harrison was the top receiver for Puget Sound with nine catches for 62 yards and a touchdown. Plus, Steve Branham had five catches for 56 yards and two touchdowns, plus teammate Austin Wagner had nine rushes for 105 yards – 85 of which came on just one rush to support the Puget Sound ground game. Pacific scored the first 20 points of the game with Summerfield and Williams connecting on a pair of touchdown passes and Beekman making a 34 and 22-yard field goal for a 20-0 lead. The Loggers got on the board late in the second quarter to cut the deficit to 20-7. Pacific came back with a 7 play, 44-yard drive by the Boxers that ended with Beekman making a 37-yard field goal – his third of the game – just before halftime for a 23-7 lead at the intermission. The Boxers’ extended the lead to 29-7 on a 30-yard touchdown pass from Summerfield to Williams on the first drive of the second half for the home team. Despite the 22-point deficit, Puget Sound cut the Boxers to lead to 29-14 when Branham caught his first of two touchdown passes with 8:31 to go in the third
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