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Oregon State throws 39-yard TD pass for first FBS score of the 2017 season

The second possession of the Jake Luton era went quite well for the Beavers.

NCAA Football: Oregon State at Colorado State Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

The winding journey of Oregon State Beavers quarterback Jake Luton from Washington to Idaho to Ventura Community College to Corvallis hit a quick high point on Saturday when Luton threw a 39-yard touchdown pass to junior wide receiver Timmy Hernandez during Oregon State’s first possession:

The 6’7 Luton, who may inevitably draw comparisons to former Pac-12 standout Brock Osweiler, took advantage of a former wide receiver playing cornerback for the Colorado State Rams, and delivered a point-perfect pass to Hernandez.

It was the first score of the 2017 FBS football season and culminated an 8-play, 80-yard drive that took less than two minutes off of the clock in Fort Collins.

The new Beavers quarterback went 4-of-7 passing for 61 yards and the touchdown on the drive.