Tale of two QBs: Kizer, Duffy get it done differently in D3 league

October 15, 2019
Parker Kizer football

Parker Kizer

Two quarterbacks from Alaska are getting it done in different ways in the American Rivers Conference.

Palmer’s Parker Kizer of Luther College ranks fourth in rushing yards.

Anchorage’s Sean Duffy of University of Dubuque ranks third in passing yards.

Either way, they make the state look good.

Kizer, of Colony High fame, is a run-first signal caller with a team-best 331 yards on the ground in six games. He has also scored three touchdowns.

He is coming off a 95-yard rushing performance against Loras College.

The 6-foot sophomore has completed 20-of-41 passes for 180 yards with two interceptions.

Kizer averages more rushing yards (55) than passing yards (30) per game.

Sean Duffy football

Sean Duffy

Duffy, of West High fame, is a pocket passer with a team-best 1,264 yards through the air in six games.

The 6-foot-3 junior has a 57-percent completion clip on 109-of-191 passing with 13 touchdowns and eight interceptions. He averages 210.7 yards per game.

Duffy has thrown for 3,340 yards and 39 TDs in 16 career games with Dubuque.

The two Alaska quarterbacks face off Oct. 26 when Luther hosts Dubuque in Decorah, Iowa.