Texas Defeats Florida Atlantic 51-17 - Recap
Texas got a 124-yard performance from Cody Johnson as a key part of its 51-17 victory over the Owls on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.
Texas was a favorite by 21.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 43.5.
Garrett Gilbert completed 15 of 21 pass attempts for 263 yards for the Longhorns in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Alfred Morris rushed for 80 yards for Florida Atlantic, while Willie Floyd added 19 yards. Jeff Van Camp threw for 210 yards for the Owls, while receivers Lester Jean and Rob Housler had 86 and 64 yards respectively.
Texas outgained Florida Atlantic 522-298 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 27-15 by the Longhorns.
Texas led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 33:07/26:53 split in that important category.
Texas looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Texas A&M. Florida Atlantic will aim to get back on the winning track at Middle Tennessee.