Wildcats vs Bulldogs Final: 34-20 - Recap
|Wildcats vs Bulldogs Final: 34-20 - Recap|
The Wildcats were Gator Bowl winners on Tuesday, coming out on top of the Bulldogs by a score of 34-20 at EverBank Field.
The Wildcats were a 1-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 54.5.
Trevor Siemian completed 12 of 20 pass attempts for 120 yards for the Wildcats in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Bulldogs defense.
Josh Robinson rushed for 91 yards for Mississippi State, while LaDarius Perkins added 84 yards. Tyler Russell threw for 106 yards for the Bulldogs, while receivers Arceto Clark and Malcolm Johnson had 36 and 24 yards respectively.
Mississippi State lost the offensive yardage battle to Northwestern 357-292 yards in Tuesday's game. Northwestern had more first downs as that total ended up 19-18.
The time of possession battle favored Northwestern as their offense was on the field for 33:48, longer than the 26:12 of their opponents.