Ohio Defeats North Texas 27-21 - Recap

Ohio Defeats North Texas 27-21 - Recap

Chase Cochran caught 6 passes for 103 yards against the North Texas defense as Ohio handed the Mean Green a 27-21 loss on Saturday at Peden Stadium.

The Bobcats were a 3.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 58.5.

Tyler Tettleton completed 19 of 30 pass attempts for 239 yards for the Bobcats in the win. He was picked off 2 times by the Mean Green defense.

Antoinne Jimmerson rushed for 35 yards for North Texas, while Brandin Byrd added 27 yards. Derek Thompson threw for 195 yards for the Mean Green, while receivers Darnell Smith and Carlos Harris had 89 and 55 yards respectively.

North Texas lost the offensive yardage battle to Ohio 442-299 yards in Saturday's game. Ohio had more first downs as that total ended up 20-14.

Ohio lost the time of possession battle 30:04/29:56, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.

Next game, Ohio takes its act home to face Marshall looking for another win. For North Texas, they head home to face Ball State.