North Texas Defeats Idaho 40-6 - Recap
Derek Thompson was good for 349 yards through the air on Saturday as the Mean Green got past the Vandals by a score of 40-6 at Apogee Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Mean Green were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 16.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 55.5.
Brandin Byrd rushed for 57 yards, while Reggie Pegram added 47 yards in the win. Brelan Chancellor and Darnell Smith added 135 and 79 receiving yards respectively.
Jerrel Brown rushed for 70 yards for Idaho, while Chad Chalich added 42 yards. Chad Chalich threw for 230 yards for the Vandals, while receivers Dezmon Epps and Michael LaGrone had 89 and 70 yards respectively.
North Texas outgained Idaho 591-390 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 27-15 by the Mean Green.
The time of possession battle favored North Texas as their offense was on the field for 31:19, longer than the 28:41 of their opponents.
Next game, North Texas takes its act on the road to face Ohio looking for another win. For Idaho, they head on the road to face Wyoming.