Patterson's record-breaking day leads UB to 70-41 win

Jaret Patterson
Posted at 3:46 PM, Nov 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-12 17:20:47-05

AMHERST, N.Y. (WKBW) — His own career best wasn't enough. Breaking his own Mid-American Conference record wasn't enough, either.

UB running back Jaret Patterson is in the NCAA record books after Saturday's game. He tied the FBS record for rushing touchdowns in a single game on the way to a 70-41 over Kent State at UB Stadium on Saturday.

But that's not the only record Patterson broke. His 409 rushing yards are the most in a single game in program history and in MAC history.

His career day also moved him into the MAC's top ten in career rushing touchdowns. Some of his longest runs of the day were a 62-yard run to open up the game, a 58-yard score, a 49-yard score, a 42-yard score, and a 31-yard score.

Saturday's win over Kent State was also the greatest scoring output and total yards by the Bulls in any game this season. Fellow running back Kevin Marks scored UB's other two touchdowns, while Kyle Vantrease added 148 yards through the air.

UB moves to 4-0 on the season and is now the sole undefeated team in the MAC's East division. They visit the Ohio Bobcats next Saturday at 3:30 p.m.