Mean Green Down Texas El Paso 41-7 - Match Report
Brandin Byrd tore up the turf for 202 rushing yards on Saturday to lead the Mean Green to a 41-7 win over the Miners at Apogee Stadium.
North Texas was the ATS victor, as they covered the 27-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 55.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Derek Thompson completed 10 of 24 pass attempts for 154 yards for the Mean Green in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Laquintus Dowell rushed for 28 yards for Texas El Paso, while Josh Bell added 19 yards. Mack Leftwich threw for 128 yards for the Miners, while receivers Jordan Leslie and Ian Hamilton had 41 and 29 yards respectively.
North Texas outgained Texas El Paso 471-184 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 22-13 by the Mean Green.
The time of possession battle favored Texas El Paso as their offense was on the field for 33:06, longer than the 26:54 of their opponents.
Next game, North Texas takes its act home to face UTSA looking for another win. For Texas El Paso, they head home to face Florida International.