South Alabama Falls 22-21 to Thunderbirds - Recap
S. Utah got a 107-yard performance from Raysean Martin as a key part of its 22-21 victory over the Jaguars on Thursday at Ladd Peebles Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Thunderbirds were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 14 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 54.5.
Aaron Cantu completed 13 of 24 pass attempts for 183 yards for the Thunderbirds in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Jay Jones rushed for 92 yards for South Alabama, while Brandon Bridge added 56 yards. Ross Metheny threw for 112 yards for the Jaguars, while receivers Danny Woodson and Shavarez Smith had 63 and 52 yards respectively.
S. Utah lost the offensive yardage battle to South Alabama 335-317 yards in Thursday's game. South Alabama had more first downs as that total ended up 16-14.
South Alabama lost the time of possession battle 33:45/26:15, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
S. Utah looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Washington State. South Alabama will aim to get back on the winning track at Tulane.