Central Florida Falls 38-17 to Mustangs - Recap
J.J. McDermott was good for 358 yards through the air on Saturday as the Mustangs got past the Knights by a score of 38-17 at Gerald J. Ford Stadium.
Southern Methodist won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 3.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 46.5.
Zach Line rushed for 82 yards in the win. Cole Beasley and Der'rikk Thompson added 134 and 92 receiving yards respectively.
Brynn Harvey rushed for 66 yards for Central Florida, while Jeff Godfrey added 46 yards. Jeff Godfrey threw for 231 yards for the Knights, while receivers Joshua Reese and A.J. Guyton had 74 and 53 yards respectively.
Southern Methodist was outgained by Central Florida 459-440 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 25-16 by the Knights.
The time of possession battle fa vored Central Florida as their offense was on the field for 37:08, longer than the 22:52 of their opponents.
Southern Methodist looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Southern Miss. Central Florida will aim to get back on the winning track at UAB.