Recap - Crimson Tide Defeat Kent State 48-7
|Recap - Crimson Tide Defeat Kent State 48-7|
Marquis Maze was good for 118 receiving yards on Saturday as the Crimson Tide grabbed a 48-7 win over the Golden Flashes at Bryant-Denny Stadium.
Alabama was a favorite by 39 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 49.5.
AJ McCarron completed 14 of 23 pass attempts for 226 yards for the Crimson Tide in the win. He was picked off 2 times by the Golden Flashes defense.
Jacquise Terry rushed for 23 yards for Kent State, while Trayion Durham added 7 yards. Spencer Keith threw for 99 yards for the Golden Flashes, while receivers Matthew Hurdle and Tim Erjavec had 24 and 21 yards respectively.
Kent State was outgained by Alabama 482-90 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 24-6 by the Crimson Tide.
The time of possession battle favored Kent State as their offense was on the field for 30:07, longer than the 29:53 of their opponents.
Next game, Alabama takes its act on the road to face Penn State looking for another win. For Kent State, they head home to face Louisiana-Lafayette.