Mean Green Fall 37-19 Against Arkansas State - Game Recap
Ryan Aplin's 328-yard performance through the air was the key in Arkansas State's 37-19 win over North Texas on Saturday at Apogee Stadium.
The Red Wolves were a 4.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 59.5.
David Oku rushed for 71 yards, while Rocky Hayes added 58 yards in the win. J.D. McKissic and Josh Jarboe added 96 and 93 receiving yards respectively.
Antoinne Jimmerson rushed for 35 yards for North Texas, while Jeremy Brown added 34 yards. Derek Thompson threw for 316 yards for the Mean Green, while receivers Darnell Smith and Carlos Harris had 107 and 52 yards respectively.
Arkansas State outgained North Texas 474-400 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 23-22 by the Mean Green.
Arkansas State lost the time of possession battle 32:03/27:57, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Arkansas State looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Louisiana-Monroe. North Texas will aim to get back on the winning track vs South Alabama.