Blazers Fall 21-3 Against Mississippi State - Game Recap

UAB was unable to contain Vick Ballard on Saturday and the result was a 21-3 Week 6 loss against the Bulldogs.

The Bulldogs earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 20-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 51.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.

Tyler Russell completed 11 of 13 pass attempts for 166 yards for the Bulldogs in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.

Pat Shed rushed for 73 yards for UAB, while Jonathan Perry added 44 yards. Jonathan Perry threw for 195 yards for the Blazers, while receivers Greg Franklin and Patrick Hearn had 38 and 37 yards respectively.

UAB lost the offensive yardage battle to Mississippi State 416-340 yards in Saturday's game. Mississippi State had more first downs as that total ended up 23-19.

The time of possession battle favored UAB as their offense was on the field for 30:16, longer than the 29:44 of their opponents.

Next game, Mississippi State takes its act home to face South Carolina looking for another win. For UAB, they head on the road to face Tulsa.