North Texas vs Florida Atlantic Recap - Mean Green Win 21-17
James Hamilton ran for 122 yards as North Texas handled Florida Atlantic by a score of 21-17 on Saturday at Lockhart Stadium.
North Texas won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 10-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 51.5.
Riley Dodge completed 10 of 15 pass attempts for 146 yards for the Mean Green in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Owls defense.
Alfred Morris rushed for 54 yards for Florida Atlantic, while Jeff Blanchard added 14 yards. Jeff Van Camp threw for 273 yards for the Owls, while receivers Rob Housler and Lester Jean had 94 and 54 yards respectively.
Florida Atlantic lost the offensive yardage battle to North Texas 403-357 yards in Saturday's game. North Texas had more first downs as that total ended up 22-17.
The time of possession battle favored North Texas as their offense was on the field for 36:29, longer than the 23:31 of their opponents.
Next game, North Texas takes its act home to face Louisiana-Lafayette looking for another win. For Florida Atlantic, they head on the road to face South Florida.