Southern Methodist vs Memphis Wrap - Southern Methodist Wins 42-0
J.J. McDermott threw for 357 yards to lead the Mustangs over Memphis 42-0 on Saturday in Week 4 action at Liberty Bowl.
Bettors who backed the Mustangs were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 24 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 54.5.
Zach Line rushed for 136 yards, while Jared Williams added 20 yards in the win. Darius Johnson and Der'rikk Thompson added 116 and 104 receiving yards respectively.
Billy Foster rushed for 7 yards for Memphis, while Keiwone Malone added 3 yards. Taylor Reed threw for 153 yards for the Tigers, while receivers Tannar Rehrer and Keiwone Malone had 51 and 46 yards respectively.
Memphis was outgained by Southern Methodist 519-139 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 27-7 by the Mustangs.
Memphis lost the time of possession battle 34:38/25:22, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Southern Methodist looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against TCU. Memphis will aim to get back on the winning track at Middle Tennessee.