Blue Raiders Fall 27-21 Against McNeese State - Game Recap
Marcus Wiltz scampered through the Middle Tennessee defense for 105 yards as McNeese State handed the Blue Raiders a 27-21 defeat on Thursday at Floyd Stadium.
Cody Stroud completed 10 of 17 pass attempts for 139 yards for the Cowboys in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Jordan Parker rushed for 39 yards for Middle Tennessee, while Benny Cunningham added 34 yards. Logan Kilgore threw for 240 yards for the Blue Raiders, while receivers Anthony Amos and Kyle Griswould had 70 and 63 yards respectively.
McNeese State outgained Middle Tennessee 450-343 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 24-20 by the Cowboys.
Middle Tennessee lost the time of possession battle 36:05/23:55, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
McNeese State looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against UTSA. Middle Tennessee will aim to get back on the winning track vs Florida Atlantic.