Golden Eagles vs Mustangs Final: 27-3 - Recap
Southern Methodist was unable to contain Jamal Woodyard on Saturday and the result was a 27-3 Week 8 loss against the Golden Eagles.
Southern Miss was a favorite by 3 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 61.5.
Austin Davis completed 27 of 37 pass attempts for 266 yards for the Golden Eagles in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Mustangs defense.
Zach Line rushed for 163 yards for Southern Methodist, while Jared Williams added 1 yards. J.J. McDermott threw for 173 yards for the Mustangs, while receivers Cole Beasley and Terrance Wilkerson had 96 and 40 yards respectively.
Southern Methodist was outgained by Southern Miss 453-330 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 28-14 by the Golden Eagles.
Southern Methodist lost the time of possession battle 32:02/27:58, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Southern Miss takes its act on the road to face Texas El Paso looking for another win. For Southern Methodist, they head on the road to face Tulsa.