The Bobcats had no answer for Michael Gordon on Saturday as the Red Wolves rolled to a 38-21 win at Liberty Bank Stadium.
Arkansas State won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 7-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 51.5.
Adam Kennedy completed 14 of 18 pass attempts for 96 yards for the Red Wolves in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Bobcats defense.
Robert Lowe rushed for 86 yards for Texas State, while Tim Gay added 41 yards. Tyler Jones threw for 204 yards for the Bobcats, while receivers Andy Erickson and Robert Lowe had 51 and 43 yards respectively.
Arkansas State outgained Texas State 424-368 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 22-16 by the Red Wolves.
Texas State lost the time of possession battle 32:57/27:03, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Arkansas State takes its act home to face Georgia State looking for another win. For Texas State, they head home to face Western Kentucky.