Jayhawks Down McNeese State 42-24 - Match Report
McNeese State was unable to contain James Sims on Saturday and the result was a 42-24 Week 1 loss against the Jayhawks.
The Jayhawks were a 14.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 47.5.
Jordan Webb completed 7 of 10 pass attempts for 146 yards for the Jayhawks in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Riley Dodge rushed for 45 yards for McNeese State, while Javaris Murray added 18 yards. Cody Stroud threw for 218 yards for the Cowboys, while receivers Champlain Babin and Darius Carey had 108 and 73 yards respectively.
Kansas outgained McNeese State 447-420 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 23-22 by the Jayhawks.
The time of possession battle favored McNeese State as their offense was on the field for 34:47, longer than the 25:13 of their opponents.