Owls Fall 37-34 Against Louisiana-Lafayette - Game Recap
|Owls Fall 37-34 Against Louisiana-Lafayette - Game Recap|
Blaine Gautier's 329-yard performance through the air was the key in Louisiana-Lafayette's 37-34 win over Florida Atlantic on Saturday at Cajun Field.
The Ragin` Cajuns won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 7.5-point spread. OVER bettors were rewarded when the final score pointed to an OVER play.
Alonzo Harris rushed for 57 yards, while Qyendarius Griffin added 48 yards in the win. Harry Peoples and Darryl Surgent added 176 and 47 receiving yards respectively.
Alfred Morris rushed for 80 yards for Florida Atlantic, while DeAndre Richardson added 37 yards. Graham Wilbert threw for 219 yards for the Owls, while receivers Marcus Cunningham and Nexon Dorvilus had 65 and 48 yards respectively.
Florida Atlantic was outgained by Louisiana-Lafayette 459-324 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 22-16 by the Ragin` Cajuns.
The time of possession battle favored Louisiana-Lafayette as their offense was on the field for 32:04, longer than the 27:56 of their opponents.
Louisiana-Lafayette looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Troy. Florida Atlantic will aim to get back on the winning track at North Texas.