Houston Defeats Southern U 62-13 - Recap
The Jaguars had no answer for Ryan Jackson on Friday as the Cougars rolled to a 62-13 win at Reliant Stadium.
Houston won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 40.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 60.5.
David Piland completed 15 of 23 pass attempts for 148 yards for the Cougars in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Darrius Coleman rushed for 91 yards for Southern U, while Dray Joseph added 6 yards. Dray Joseph threw for 268 yards for the Jaguars, while receivers Willie Quinn and Samuel Altman had 77 and 74 yards respectively.
Southern U was outgained by Houston 627-372 yards in Friday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 35-17 by the Cougars.
The time of possession battle favored Southern U as their offense was on the field for 30:20, longer than the 29:40 of their opponents.