Florida Atlantic vs Alabama Recap - Crimson Tide Win 40-7
Eddie Lacy tore up the turf for 106 rushing yards on Saturday to lead the Crimson Tide to a 40-7 win over the Owls at Bryant-Denny Stadium.
Alabama won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 48.5-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 58.5.
AJ McCarron completed 15 of 25 pass attempts for 212 yards for the Crimson Tide in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Jonathan Wallace rushed for 47 yards for Florida Atlantic, while Damian Fortner added 39 yards. Graham Wilbert threw for 34 yards for the Owls, while receivers Alex Deleon and Nexon Dorvilus had 24 and 6 yards respectively.
Florida Atlantic was outgained by Alabama 503-110 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 25-6 by the Crimson Tide.
The time of possession battle favored Alabama as their offense was on the field for 33:13, longer than the 26:47 of their opponents.
Alabama looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Mississippi. Florida Atlantic will aim to get back on the winning track vs North Texas.