Memphis vs Southern Methodist Wrap - Southern Methodist Wins 44-13
Garrett Gilbert threw for 353 yards to lead the Mustangs over Memphis 44-13 on Saturday in Week 9 action at Gerald J. Ford Stadium.
The Mustangs were a 21-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 47.5.
Zach Line rushed for 127 yards, while Rishaad Wimbley added 5 yards in the win. Darius Johnson and Jeremy Johnson added 141 and 66 receiving yards respectively.
Brandon Hayes rushed for 55 yards for Memphis, while Jai Steib added 29 yards. Jacob Karam threw for 85 yards for the Tigers, while receivers Alan Cross and Keiwone Malone had 35 and 33 yards respectively.
Memphis lost the offensive yardage battle to Southern Methodist 487-202 yards in Saturday's game. Southern Methodist had more first downs as that total ended up 24-9.
The time of possession battle favored Southern Methodist as their offense was on the field for 35:30, longer than the 24:30 of their opponents.
Southern Methodist looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Central Florida. Memphis will aim to get back on the winning track at Marshall.