Midshipmen Down Southern Methodist 28-21 - Match Report
Navy earned a 28-21 victory over Southern Methodist on Saturday in Week 7 action at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.
The Midshipmen were a 1.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 52.5.
Ricky Dobbs completed 6 of 9 pass attempts for 84 yards for the Midshipmen in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Zach Line rushed for 83 yards for Southern Methodist, while Kyle Padron added 45 yards. Kyle Padron threw for 254 yards for the Mustangs, while receivers Darius Johnson and Cole Beasley had 104 and 72 yards respectively.
Navy was outgained by Southern Methodist 375-337 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 22-18 by the Mustangs.
Navy led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 32:34/27:26 split in that important category.
Next game, Navy takes its act home to face Notre Dame looking for another win. For Southern Methodist, they head home to face Houston.