Jaguars Fall 20-12 Against Middle Tennessee - Game Recap
Jordan Parker tore up the turf for 154 rushing yards on Saturday to lead the Blue Raiders to a 20-12 win over the Jaguars at Ladd Peebles Stadium.
Middle Tennessee won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 7-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 56.5.
Logan Kilgore completed 16 of 29 pass attempts for 233 yards for the Blue Raiders in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Terrance Timmons rushed for 76 yards for South Alabama, while Ross Metheny added 32 yards. Ross Metheny threw for 189 yards for the Jaguars, while receivers Jereme Jones and Gabe Loper had 53 and 45 yards respectively.
South Alabama was outgained by Middle Tennessee 445-338 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 21-17 by the Blue Raiders.
South Alabama lost the time of possession battle 33:31/26:29, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Middle Tennessee takes its act home to face Troy looking for another win. For South Alabama, they head on the road to face Louisiana-Lafayette.