Former UA quarterback Foles ties NFL record with 7 TDs

2013-11-03T16:52:00Z 2013-11-03T21:18:13Z Former UA quarterback Foles ties NFL record with 7 TDsDaniel Berk Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
November 03, 2013 4:52 pm  • 

OAKLAND, Calif. — Nick Foles has written his name into the NFL record books.

Foles threw seven touchdown passes today in the Philadelphia Eagles' game against the Oakland Raiders. 

Foles, the former Arizona Wildcats signal-caller, went 22 for 28 for 406 yards and seven touchdowns before being replaced in the fourth quarter with his team leading 49-13.

The seven touchdown passes tie an NFL single-game record. It has been done by six other players, most recently Peyton Manning earlier this season.

The most touchdowns Foles ever threw in a single game at Arizona was five against NAU in 2010.

The Star is in Oakland and will have postgame reaction from Foles and his teammates in Monday's edition. 

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Daniel Berk began covering UA football in 2013 after spending two-plus years as the Star's high school sports coordinator. Previously, he served as the sports editor and NAU beat writer for the Arizona Daily Sun in Flagstaff for three years.

A University of Kansas graduate and St. Louis native, Berk is still getting used to 350 days of sunshine, the relentless "dry heat" of the summer and the fact that Tucson doesn't have a real hockey rink.

Contact Daniel at dberk@azstarnet.com or by calling 573-4330. Follow him on Twitter @DSBerk.

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