Thundering Herd vs Blazers Final: 59-14 - Recap
The Blazers were burned by Troy Evans for 106 receiving yards on Saturday as the Thundering Herd picked up a 59-14 win at Joan C. Edwards Stadium.
Marshall was the ATS victor, as they covered the 5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 52.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
A.J. Graham completed 19 of 27 pass attempts for 239 yards for the Thundering Herd in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Blazers defense.
Darrin Reaves rushed for 55 yards for UAB, while Greg Franklin added 20 yards. Jonathan Perry threw for 215 yards for the Blazers, while receivers Patrick Hearn and Jay Davis had 45 and 44 yards respectively.
UAB was outgained by Marshall 429-310 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 21-19 by the Thundering Herd.
Marshall lost the time of possession battle 30:22/29:38, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Marshall takes its act on the road to face Tulsa looking for another win. For UAB, they head home to face Houston.