Mean Green Fall 41-35 Against Troy - Game Recap
Troy's aerial attack produced 347 yards and the Trojans produced a 41-35 victory over North Texas on Saturday at Fouts Field.
Troy did not, however, defeat the Mean Green against the spread, which closed at 9 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 56.5.
Jerrel Jernigan rushed for 89 yards, while DuJuan Harris added 46 yards in the win. Chip Reeves and Jerrel Jernigan added 91 and 57 receiving yards respectively.
Lance Dunbar rushed for 96 yards for North Texas, while Riley Dodge added 31 yards. Riley Dodge threw for 269 yards for the Mean Green, while receivers Lance Dunbar and Tyler Stradford had 80 and 58 yards respectively.
Troy outgained North Texas 543-432 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 23-22 by the Trojans.
The time of possession battle favored Troy as their offense was on the field for 30:20, longer than the 29:40 of their opponents.
Next game, Troy takes its act home to face Florida International looking for another win. For North Texas, they head on the road to face Middle Tennessee.