Recap - Eagles Defeat Howard 41-9
|Recap - Eagles Defeat Howard 41-9|
Howard was unable to contain Javonti Greene on Sunday and the result was a 41-9 Week 1 loss against the Eagles.
Eastern Michigan was the ATS victor, as they covered the 31-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 65.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Alex Gillett completed 12 of 21 pass attempts for 115 yards for the Eagles in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Bison defense.
Terrence Leffall rushed for 53 yards for Howard, while Charles Brice added 15 yards. Greg McGhee threw for 105 yards for the Bison, while receivers Willie Carter and Clayton Gidron had 67 and 17 yards respectively.
Howard lost the offensive yardage battle to Eastern Michigan 441-201 yards in Sunday's game. Eastern Michigan had more first downs as that total ended up 20-11.
The time of possession battle favored Eastern Michigan as their offense was on the field for 30:18, longer than the 29:42 of their opponents.