EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – JANUARY 01: Christian Hackenberg #5 of the New York Jets watches from the sidelines during the second half of their game against the Buffalo Bills at MetLife Stadium on January 1, 2017 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Ed Mulholland/Getty Images)Former star Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg did not have a great Week 1 performance in the Alliance of American Football league. The performance was better in Week 2, though it included some huge hits.Hackenberg, who’s playing for the Memphis Express, took some massive hits during his team’s game on Saturday night. One of those hits came after a touchdown.The former Penn State quarterback scrambled for a touchdown on a 3rd-and-3 early in the fourth quarter to give his team an 18-6 lead over the Arizona Hotshots.Hackenberg was crushed in the end zone by Hotshots linebacker Steven Johnson, who received a 15-yard penalty for the hit.Here’s the play:pic.twitter.com/t0xNm5oHBL— Doug Dimmadome (@HaveYouSeenADog) February 17, 2019That’s pretty brutal.The rest of the game did not go well for Hackenberg and Co., though.The Hotshots made a big comeback in the game, scoring 14 unanswered points to pull of a 20-18 victory over the Memphis Express. Arizona is now 2-0 in the league.Hackenberg, meanwhile, finished 14-for-25 for 102 yards, adding seven carries for 39 yards on the ground.The Memphis Express are now 0-2 in the league.
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