Broncos vs Colonels Final: 49-14 - Recap
The Colonels were burned by Jordan White for 130 receiving yards on Saturday as the Broncos picked up a 49-14 win at Waldo Stadium.
Western Michigan won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 28-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 55.5.
Alex Carder completed 24 of 33 pass attempts for 298 yards for the Broncos in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Colonels defense.
Jesse Turner rushed for 92 yards for Nicholls State, while Joshua Warren added 15 yards. LaQuintin Caston threw for 124 yards for the Colonels, while receivers Joshua Warren and Kenyad Blair had 44 and 34 yards respectively.
Nicholls State was outgained by Western Michigan 484-241 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 25-10 by the Broncos.
Nicholls State lost the time of possession battle 33:55/26:05, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.