Week 2: Union uses defense to turn back Jenks

Week 2: Union beats Jenks in Backyard Bowl

TULSA, Okla. — Jacob Rogers jarred the ball loose with a ringing hit, and JoJo Nichols picked it up and took off the other direction.

Nichols’ 91-yard fumble return was the signature play of a bizarre game Friday, and it propelled Union to a hard-fought, 35-20 win over archrival Jenks in the 16th MidFirst Bank Backyard Bowl before 10,138 spectators Friday in Union-Tuttle Stadium.

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