Southern Methodist vs Central Florida Recap - Knights Win 42-17
|Southern Methodist vs Central Florida Recap - Knights Win 42-17|
Southern Methodist was unable to contain Latavius Murray on Saturday and the result was a 42-17 Week 10 loss against the Knights.
The Knights were a 9.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 50.5.
Blake Bortles completed 10 of 15 pass attempts for 110 yards for the Knights in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Zach Line rushed for 96 yards for Southern Methodist, while Garrett Gilbert added 30 yards. Garrett Gilbert threw for 133 yards for the Mustangs, while receivers Zach Line and Darius Johnson had 51 and 46 yards respectively.
Southern Methodist was outgained by Central Florida 396-259 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 25-16 by the Knights.
The time of possession battle favored Southern Methodist as their offense was on the field for 32:51, longer than the 27:09 of their opponents.
Next game, Central Florida takes its act on the road to face Texas El Paso looking for another win. For Southern Methodist, they head home to face Southern Miss.