Middle Tennessee vs North Carolina Wrap - North Carolina Wins 40-20
|Middle Tennessee vs North Carolina Wrap - North Carolina Wins 40-20|
Bryn Renner threw for 339 yards to lead the Tar Heels over Middle Tennessee 40-20 on Saturday in Week 2 action at Kenan Stadium.
The Tar Heels were a 19.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 67.5.
Romar Morris rushed for 46 yards, while A.J. Blue added 44 yards in the win. Sean Tapley and Mark McNeill added 93 and 75 receiving yards respectively.
Jordan Parker rushed for 109 yards for Middle Tennessee, while William Pratcher added 37 yards. Logan Kilgore threw for 211 yards for the Blue Raiders, while receivers Tavarres Jefferson and Kyle Griswould had 101 and 65 yards respectively.
North Carolina outgained Middle Tennessee 511-401 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 27-26 by the Tar Heels.
Middle Tennessee led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 32:47/27:13 split in that important category.
North Carolina looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Georgia Tech. Middle Tennessee will aim to get back on the winning track vs Memphis.