Mean Green Down Middle Tennessee 34-7 - Match Report
North Texas got a 139-yard performance from Brandin Byrd as a key part of its 34-7 victory over the Blue Raiders on Saturday at Apogee Stadium.
North Texas was a favorite by 6.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 54.5.
Derek Thompson completed 13 of 19 pass attempts for 113 yards for the Mean Green in the win. He was picked off 2 times by the Blue Raiders defense.
Austin Grammer rushed for 106 yards for Middle Tennessee, while Jordan Parker added 28 yards. Austin Grammer threw for 36 yards for the Blue Raiders, while receivers Chris Perkins and Marcus Henry had 33 and 20 yards respectively.
North Texas outgained Middle Tennessee 416-205 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 25-13 by the Mean Green.
Middle Tennessee lost the time of possession battle 37:49/22:11, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
North Texas looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Louisiana Tech. Middle Tennessee will aim to get back on the winning track vs Marshall.