Southern Miss vs Texas El Paso Recap - Golden Eagles Win 31-13
Jamal Woodyard ran for 134 yards as Southern Miss handled Texas El Paso by a score of 31-13 on Saturday at Sun Bowl.
Southern Miss was a favorite by 10 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 59.5.
Austin Davis completed 17 of 31 pass attempts for 190 yards for the Golden Eagles in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Miners defense.
Joe Banyard rushed for 38 yards for Texas El Paso, while Vernon Frazier added 21 yards. Nick Lamaison threw for 194 yards for the Miners, while receivers Jordan Leslie and Russell Carr had 40 and 36 yards respectively.
Texas El Paso lost the offensive yardage battle to Southern Miss 450-262 yards in Saturday's game. Southern Miss had more first downs as that total ended up 22-14.
Southern Miss lost the time of possession battle 32:25/27:35, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Southern Miss takes its act on the road to face East Carolina looking for another win. For Texas El Paso, they head on the road to face Rice.