Troy vs Middle Tennessee Wrap - Middle Tennessee Wins 24-21
Middle Tennessee got a 141-yard performance from Jordan Parker as a key part of its 24-21 victory over the Trojans on Saturday at Floyd Stadium.
The match was decisive in favor of Middle Tennessee, but bettors saw the game push as the margin of victory was the same as the closing point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 69.5.
Logan Kilgore completed 18 of 36 pass attempts for 176 yards for the Blue Raiders in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Shawn Southward rushed for 116 yards for Troy, while D.J. Taylor added 40 yards. Corey Robinson threw for 183 yards for the Trojans, while receivers Justin Albert and Shawn Southward had 54 and 54 yards respectively.
Troy outgained Middle Tennessee 472-328 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 23-10 by the Trojans.
Middle Tennessee lost the time of possession battle 33:47/26:13, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.