NFL prospect? Aqeel Glass lights up Jackson State for 7 TDs, 440 passing yards
Aqeel Glass won’t forget this game any time soon.
The Alabama A&M quarterback put on a show on Saturday in a shootout against Jackson State. Glass finished 27-for-40 passing for 440 yards, 6 touchdowns and one rushing touchdown.
He had 4 touchdowns in the first half alone, including a 5-yard rushing score.
This is nothing new for the signal caller, who finished the 2019 season, his junior year, as the program’s career touchdown passing leader (57) and single season passing yard leader (3,600), per his team bio.
This also isn’t the first time he’s had a big game against Jackson State. In 2019, Glass, a St. Louis, Missouri (Lutheran North) native, had a career high 410 passing yards on 25-40 and four touchdowns on the day.
Before the game, Jackson State players said they wanted to face Glass, but got quite the performance from the SWAC Preseason Player of the Year.
“It will be the biggest challenge,” Jackson State defensive back De’Jahn Warren said of facing Glass, per the Clarion-Ledger. “This is what we wanted. As a DB, you want a quarterback who can throw the ball, and their quarterback will do it. It’s even better that he came in being one of the best SWAC quarterbacks, it just gives us our time to shine.”
— Devin Jackson (@RealD_Jackson) April 10, 2021
What a day for Aqeel Glass: 27-40, 440 yards, 7 total TDs! pic.twitter.com/Lt5dLFD5OX
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