Blazers torch Owls defense

Blazers torch Owls defense

Darrell Hackney threw for 334 yards and two touchdowns to help the UAB Blazers get past the Rice Owls 45-26 on Saturday night.

The Blazers were listed as 17.5-point favorites and were able to hold on to cover the spread in this one. The game’s 71 points went OVER the posted over/under (49.5).

Dan Burks rushed for 79 yards and two scores in the win, while Nolan Hughey and Corey White added a TD each on the ground. Reggie Lindsey caught five passes for 132 yards and a touchdown for the Blazers.

Joel Armstrong and Andrew Cates rushed for a touchdown each in the Owls’ loss.