The Johns Hopkins football team bounced back from its first regular-season loss in nearly five years Saturday with a decisive 45-7 win against previously unbeaten Franklin & Marshall at Homewood Field.
Quarterback David Tammaro threw for 418 yards and five touchdowns for the No. 23 Blue Jays (5-1), who totaled 646 yards to 205 for the Diplomats. The 646 yards were the fourth-highest total in school history.
Luke McFadden had nine catches for 204 yards and a score for Hopkins, and Brett Caggiano, Ryan Hubley, Zac Fernandez, Dawson Aichholz, and Nick Fries also hauled in scoring passes. Complete box score
Defensively, Hopkins racked up nine sacks against the Diplomats, who came into the game averaging more than 37 points per game. Sophomore Mike Kalanik led the way with three sacks.
Johns Hopkins was coming off a last-minute loss against Ursinus a week earlier that ended its 45-game regular-season win streak.
The Blue Jays return to action on Oct. 20 when they host Gettysburg at 7 p.m. at Homewood Field.