Southern Miss vs Marshall Recap - Thundering Herd Win 26-20
The Thundering Herd grabbed a Week 2 victory over the Golden Eagles on Saturday, winning 26-20 at Joan C. Edwards Stadium.
Marshall was the ATS victor, as they covered the 7.5-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 53.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Rakeem Cato completed 27 of 42 pass attempts for 275 yards for the Thundering Herd in the win. He was picked off 2 times by the Golden Eagles defense.
Jamal Woodyard rushed for 54 yards for Southern Miss, while Kendrick Hardy added 33 yards. Austin Davis threw for 309 yards for the Golden Eagles, while receivers Francisco Llanos and Dominique Sullivan had 132 and 58 yards respectively.
Southern Miss lost the time of possession battle 32:46/27:14, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Marshall heads into a Week 3 battle against Ohio. Southern Miss, meanwhile, will have their next action against Southeastern Louisiana.