Mustangs vs Blazers Final: 28-7 - Recap
Zach Line tore up the turf for 122 rushing yards on Saturday to lead the Mustangs to a 28-7 win over the Blazers at Gerald J. Ford Stadium.
Southern Methodist won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 11-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 56.5.
Kyle Padron completed 18 of 33 pass attempts for 145 yards for the Mustangs in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Pat Shed rushed for 42 yards for UAB, while David Isabelle added 34 yards. David Isabelle threw for 109 yards for the Blazers, while receivers Frantrell Forrest and Mike Jones had 71 and 36 yards respectively.
UAB was outgained by Southern Methodist 421-261 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 25-11 by the Mustangs.
The time of possession battle favored Southern Methodist as their offense was on the field for 36:35, longer than the 23:25 of their opponents.
Next game, Southern Methodist takes its act home to face Washington State looking for another win. For UAB, they head home to face Troy.