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Sacramento State football’s offense sputters in loss at Weber State

Sacramento State saw its scoreless streak reach seven quarters Saturday night and lost 32-14 to Weber State in Ogden, Utah.

The Hornets trailed 15-0 at halftime before Jordan Robinson’s 69-yard touchdown run made it 15-7 with 8:28 to play in the third quarter. The Wildcats moved ahead 18-7 on Josh Kealamakia’s 48-yard field goal on the ensuing drive.

Sac State’s next two drives ended with an interception thrown by Daniel Kniffin and a punt. Weber State took a 25-7 lead with a 13-play, 87-yard drive capped by Cory Thomson’s 27-yard scoring run with 5:18 to play.

The Hornets then drove 75 yards in 10 plays for a touchdown on Kniffin’s eight-yard pass to Justin Cox with 2:12 to go. But Weber State closed the scoring on Jadrian Clark’s 30-yard touchdown pass to Drew Batchelor with 20 seconds left.

Kniffin completed 14 of 32 passes for 137 yards with three interceptions, all by Jawian Harrison. Two interceptions came on consecutive possessions in the first quarter.

After the Wildcats took a 3-0 lead on Kealamakia’s 37-yard field goal with 9:57 left in the first quarter, Harrison made his first pickoff at the Hornets’ 26. On the next play, Weber State used trickery, with wide receiver Cam Livingston throwing a touchdown pass to Clark.

Kealamakia made two field goals in the second quarter to give Weber State (1-2) the 15-0 halftime advantage.

Robinson ran for 106 yards on 12 carries for Sac State (1-2).

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