Recap - Red Wolves Defeat South Alabama 36-29
|Recap - Red Wolves Defeat South Alabama 36-29|
The Red Wolves grabbed a Week 7 victory over the Jaguars on Saturday, winning 36-29 at ASU Stadium.
The Red Wolves won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 20.5-point spread. OVER bettors were rewarded when the final score pointed to an OVER play.
Ryan Aplin completed 17 of 22 pass attempts for 203 yards for the Red Wolves in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Terrance Timmons rushed for 43 yards for South Alabama, while Kendall Houston added 36 yards. Ross Metheny threw for 241 yards for the Jaguars, while receivers T.J. Glover and Corey Besteda had 47 and 45 yards respectively.
Arkansas State was outgained by South Alabama 373-316 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 24-23 by the Jaguars.
South Alabama led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 35:39/24:21 split in that important category.
Next game, Arkansas State takes its act on the road to face Louisiana-Lafayette looking for another win. For South Alabama, they head home to face Florida Atlantic.