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>> Owls Down Southern Miss 41-7 - Match Report
Jaquez Johnson ran for 111 yards as Florida Atlantic handled Southern Miss by a score of 41-7 on Saturday at MM Roberts Stadium.
Florida Atlantic was the ATS victor, as they covered the 17-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 50.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Jaquez Johnson completed 5 of 9 pass attempts for 37 yards for the Owls in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Kendrick Hardy rushed for 33 yards for Southern Miss, while George Payne added 21 yards. DeBarriaus Miller threw for 169 yards for the Golden Eagles, while receivers Markese Triplett and JaMarcus Revies had 43 and 33 yards respectively.
Florida Atlantic outgained Southern Miss 368-189 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 20-16 by the Owls.
The time of possession battle favored Florida Atlantic as their offense was on the field for 34:19, longer than the 22:17 of their opponents.
Next game, Florida Atlantic takes its act home to face New Mexico State looking for another win. For Southern Miss, they head home to face Middle Tennessee.