Falcons vs Demons Final: 65-21 - Recap
Northwestern State couldn't hang with the Falcons on Saturday as Air Force blasted the Demons 65-21 in Week 1 action at Falcon Stadium.
The match was decisive in favor of Air Force, but bettors saw the game push as the margin of victory was the same as the closing point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 61.5.
Tim Jefferson completed 7 of 12 pass attempts for 179 yards for the Falcons in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Sterling Endsley rushed for 34 yards for Northwestern State, while Paul Harris added 21 yards. Paul Harris threw for 214 yards for the Demons, while receivers Bradley Brown and Adrian Reese had 111 and 53 yards respectively.
Northwestern State was outgained by Air Force 616-311 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 30-16 by the Falcons.
The time of possession battle favored Northwestern State as their offense was on the field for 32:00, longer than the 28:00 of their opponents.