Jaguars Fall 28-20 Against Florida International - Game Recap
Kedrick Rhodes ran for 149 yards as Florida International handled South Alabama by a score of 28-20 on Saturday at Ladd Peebles Stadium.
Florida International won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 3.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 53.5.
Jake Medlock completed 9 of 19 pass attempts for 153 yards for the Golden Panthers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Demetre Baker rushed for 74 yards for South Alabama, while Ross Metheny added 56 yards. Ross Metheny threw for 270 yards for the Jaguars, while receivers Corey Besteda and Wes Saxton had 96 and 92 yards respectively.
Florida International was outgained by South Alabama 458-334 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 22-20 by the Jaguars.
The time of possession battle favored South Alabama as their offense was on the field for 30:07, longer than the 29:53 of their opponents.
Next game, Florida International takes its act on the road to face Florida Atlantic looking for another win. For South Alabama, they head on the road to face North Texas.