Kennesaw State rolled up 555 yards of offense

Kennesaw, GA – Kennesaw State rolled up 555 yards of total offense and sophomore QB Chandler Burks accounted for three touchdowns as the Owls took down Point University, 49-3, at Fifth Third Bank Stadium Saturday night.

The Owls’ eighth-consecutive sellout crowd was treated to a big night offensively with Burks rushing for 138 yards and a touchdown and throwing for 82 yards and two scores to Justin Sumpter. KSU (1-1) rushed for 412 yards on 48 carries, averaging 8.6 yards per attempt.

Burks and Sumpter hooked up on a pair of first-quarter touchdown passes and Burks made it 21-0 five minutes into the second quarter when he broke loose from the Point defense and sprinted 51 yards to pay dirt.

Sumpter hauled in five more catches for 59 yards and his first career multi-touchdown game. In 13 career games, the 6-foot-5 sophomore wideout has pulled in 37 catches for 659 yards and seven touchdowns.

Micah Reed carried 10 times for 77 yards and a touchdown, while Jonah Huff capped the scoring with a five-yard TD rush early in the fourth quarter. Huff carried a career-high 11 times for 55 yards.

Kennesaw State entered Saturday’s game with four starters out due to injury, including senior QB Trey White.

Point (0-3) was limited to 236 yards of total offense, and its field goal in the closing seconds of the first half was the only scoring as Kennesaw State pitched its first second-half shutout in program history.

Via Kennesaw State Athletics

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