Abram Smith rushed for 218 yards and scored three touchdowns to lead the D.C. Defenders to a 28-20 victory over the host St. Louis Battlehawks in XFL action Saturday night.
Smith scored on a 62-yard TD run in the second quarter and a 70-yard gallop in the third. He also scored on a 5-yard run with 1:54 left before halftime.
AJ McCarron completed 22 of 34 passes for 236 yards, two TDs and one interception for St. Louis.
Five sacks helped the Defenders improve to 5-0.
–Field Level Media