Kinnick turns meeting of unbeaten schools into rout

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Nile C. Kinnick's Travion Morton slithers out of the grasp of would-be Zama tackler Keyshawn McNeil. (JIMMY MILLS/SPECIAL TO STRIPES)
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Nile C. Kinnick's Travion Morton slithers out of the grasp of would-be Zama tackler Keyshawn McNeil. (JIMMY MILLS/SPECIAL TO STRIPES)

Kinnick turns meeting of unbeaten schools into rout

by: Stars and Stripes | .
Stars and Stripes | .
published: September 22, 2018

YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan – With Travion Morton controlling things on the ground and Patrick Kelly in command of the passing game, Nile C. Kinnick’s offense is striking the sort of balance that has coach Dan Joley quite pleased.

Morton, a senior running back-return specialist, accounted for 485 all-purpose yards and five touchdowns, while Kelly passed for a pair of scores as the Red Devils romped 55-6 over Zama in a clash of Japan’s Division I and II leading teams.

The Red Devils improved to 3-0 and have outscored opponents 118-12 over the last 8½ quarters. It was the first defeat for the Trojans in three games, after having outscores their first two foes 98-21.

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