Southern Miss vs Navy Recap - Golden Eagles Win 63-35
Southern Miss got a 118-yard performance from Jeremy Hester as a key part of its 63-35 victory over the Midshipmen on Saturday at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.
The Golden Eagles were a 1-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 58.5.
Austin Davis completed 21 of 23 pass attempts for 283 yards for the Golden Eagles in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Kriss Proctor rushed for 123 yards for Navy, while Delvin Diggs added 93 yards. Kriss Proctor threw for 102 yards for the Midshipmen, while receivers Brandon Turner and Mike Stukel had 43 and 37 yards respectively.
Navy was outgained by Southern Miss 584-569 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 26-24 by the Golden Eagles.
Southern Miss lost the time of possession battle 30:26/29:34, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Southern Miss heads into a Week 8 battle against Southern Methodist. Navy, meanwhile, will have their next action against Rutgers.