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Fanhouse: Jake Locker, Jermaine Kearse Combo Wears Down Syracuse

Filed under: Syracuse, Washington, Big East, Pac 10With his Heisman Trophy candidacy on life support against a stubborn Syracuse, Washington quarterback Jake Locker turned to junior receiver Jermaine Kearse to wear Superman's cape for an afternoon. Kearse responded with a trio of touchdowns to go with career highs in receptions (nine) and receiving yards (179).

A 57-yard touchdown on Washington's first offensive play of the second half broke the game open as Kearse shook several defenders after a short reception. The Huskies' offense surged from there, turning the 20-10 lead into a 41-20 final. Kearse added a similar 28-yard ...

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