Troy vs South Alabama Recap - Trojans Win 31-10
The battle between the Trojans and Jaguars didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as South Alabama was handed a 31-10 defeat on Saturday at Ladd Peebles Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Trojans were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 7.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 51.5.
Corey Robinson completed 15 of 24 pass attempts for 223 yards for the Trojans in the win. He was picked off 3 times by the Jaguars defense.
C.J. Bennett rushed for 79 yards for South Alabama, while Demetre Baker added 62 yards. Ross Metheny threw for 37 yards for the Jaguars, while receivers Jereme Jones and Corey Besteda had 30 and 27 yards respectively.
Troy outgained South Alabama 495-252 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 28-13 by the Trojans.
Troy led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 32:52/27:08 split in that important category.
Troy looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Western Kentucky. South Alabama will aim to get back on the winning track at Arkansas State.