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Kinne's TD boosts National to victory

Jan 22, 2012 - 2:40 AM Carson, CA (Sports Network) - G.J. Kinne's touchdown run in the second quarter proved to be the difference as National defeated American, 20-14, in the inaugural AstroTurf NFLPA Collegiate Bowl.

Syracuse running back Antwon Bailey had a score on 12 carries with 48 yards while Tulsa's Kinne passed for 71 yards on 6-of-9 attempts for National.

Bo Levi Mitchell of Eastern Washington and Jarrett Lee of LSU each had a touchdown pass in the loss.

This game featured seniors as well as underclassmen.

Erik Folk had a 26-yard field goal in the first quarter for National and the team got an eight-yard TD run from Bailey along with a 20-yard score from Kinne in the second quarter for a 17-0 lead.

Lee threw a 13-yard touchdown pass to Isaiah Thomas to get American on the board near the end of the first half.

Mitchell tossed an 11-yard score to Lavasier Tuinei in the third quarter to make it a three-point game, but Folk hit a 45-yard field goal early in the fourth quarter to account for the final score.