Western Kentucky’s Bailey Zappe made school soccer historical past towards Appalachian State within the Boca Raton Bowl on Saturday.
Not solely did the quarterback set the all-time single season FBS passing record, however he additionally handed LSU legend Joe Burrow for probably the most touchdowns in a single season.
He solely wanted 289 yards to interrupt the yardage record (5,833), which Texas Tech quarterback B.J. Symons set in 2003. The Western Kentucky star leads the nation in passing yards, makes an attempt, touchdowns and complete offense.
The record breaking move got here on a 44-yard lob to huge receiver Jerreth Sterns within the second quarter.
Zappe went on to tie the landing record, which Burrow set throughout LSU’s 2019 championship marketing campaign, within the first half on Saturday after throwing 4 touchdowns. Mitchell Tinsley caught the historic two-yard move that put the Hilltoppers up 45–24 over the Mountaineers within the third quarter, giving Zappe the outright TD record.
Zappe was named the 2021 Convention USA Most Precious Participant after his historic marketing campaign. In only one season, he lifted the Hilltoppers to their first convention championship recreation look since 2016, led the nation’s second-highest scoring offense and etched his identify into FBS record books.
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