Texas State Defeats Southern Miss 22-15 - Recap
The Bobcats grabbed a Week 1 victory over the Golden Eagles on Saturday, winning 22-15 at MM Roberts Stadium.
The Bobcats were a 8-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 55.5.
Tyler Arndt completed 13 of 19 pass attempts for 111 yards for the Bobcats in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Kendrick Hardy rushed for 27 yards for Southern Miss, while Tyre Bracken added 22 yards. Allan Bridgford threw for 377 yards for the Golden Eagles, while receivers Rickey Bradley and Tyre'oune Holmes had 193 and 96 yards respectively.
Southern Miss outgained Texas State 400-215 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 16-13 by the Golden Eagles.
The time of possession battle favored Texas State as their offense was on the field for 34:16, longer than the 25:44 of their opponents.
Next game, Texas State takes its act home to face Prairie View looking for another win. For Southern Miss, they head on the road to face Nebraska.