Nassau downs Northland in Red Grange Bowl

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Glen Ellyn, IL - The Nassau (NY) Lions defeated the Northland (MN) Pioneers in the Red Grange Bowl at MacDougall Field.  Despite inclement weather in the area, the Lions topped the Pioneers 46-6. 

Nassau maintained offensive control throughuot the game, scoring on their first four possessions to pull away 

  • Early in the first quarter, Nassau quarterback Steven Genova scored the Lion's first touchdown on a three-yard run.  
  • After an onside kick by the Lions, they turned the ball over to Northland.  Following a forced fumble and Nassau recovery, the Lions scored on a 32-yard field goal to take a 10-0 lead.
  • Towards the end of the first quarter, Nassau's Jeremial Nelson completed a 10-play, 53-yard dive for the Lions with a one-yard touchdown to extend their lead to 17-0.  
  • The Pioneers scored their lone touchdown of the game in the second quarter.  Quaterback Craig Wells posted the touchdown for the Pioneers on a one-yard run with just over two minutes left.  
  • The Lions answered just before halftime with a 30-yard passing touchdown to Jaelin Hood.
  • Nassau posted 22 unanswered points in the second half, including a 55-yard passing touchdown and a 29-yard rushing touchdown. 

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