Sunday, October 12, 2008

Seamus Kelly - 448 all-purpose yards

'Famous Seamus scores seven TDs: Xavier running back Seamus Kelly scored seven touchdowns and rolled up 448 all-purpose yards in an 86-42 CHSFL win over Cardinal Hayes. The 5-11 senior ran for 291 yards and five touchdowns on just eight carries, returned a kickoff 85 yards for a score and caught a 72-yard touchdown pass on the Knights' only throw of the game.

Xavier's single-wing offense scored touchdowns on four of its first five snaps from scrimmage and built a 57-30 lead at the half as Kelly piled up six TDs.

"They run the single-wing extremely well," Hayes coach C.J. O'Neil told The Daily News. "Seamus is an exceptional player in an exceptional system. We couldn't keep pace with 86 points."

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