Recap - Trojans Defeat UAB 39-29
UAB was unable to contain Shawn Southward on Saturday and the result was a 39-29 Week 1 loss against the Trojans.
Troy was the ATS victor, as they covered the 6-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 63.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Corey Robinson completed 12 of 21 pass attempts for 184 yards for the Trojans in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Darrin Reaves rushed for 48 yards for UAB, while Jonathan Perry added 46 yards. Jonathan Perry threw for 317 yards for the Blazers, while receivers Jackie Williams and Patrick Hearn had 157 and 108 yards respectively.
UAB outgained Troy 459-453 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 23-19 by the Blazers.
Troy lost the time of possession battle 31:13/28:47, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Troy looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Louisiana-Lafayette. UAB will aim to get back on the winning track at South Carolina.