NCAA Game Summary - U-A-B at S-M-U|
(Saturday, September 11th)
Final Score: SMU 28, UAB 7
Dallas, TX (Sports Network) - Zach Line ran for 122 yards and two touchdowns
as the SMU Mustangs bested the UAB Blazers, 28-7, in a Conference USA matchup
at Ford Stadium.
Kyle Padron passed for 145 yards and two scores on 18-of-33 tosses for the
Mustangs (1-1, 1-0 CUSA). He also ran for 66 yards on nine carries. Darius
Johnson caught seven balls for 45 yards and two touchdowns.
David Isabelle was 7-of-15 through the air for the Blazers (0-2, 0-1 CUSA) for
109 yards and a touchdown. He also ran for 34 yards. Pat Shed ran for 42
yards for the Blazers on eight carries.
The Blazers took the first lead of the night when Mike Jones caught a four-
yard pass from Isabelle midway through the first quarter.
Line, who was recruited as a linebacker, scored on runs of five and three
yards seven minutes apart to give the Mustangs a 14-7 lead with just under
five minutes left in the first half.
SMU extended its lead when Padron hit Johnson with a five-yard scoring pass
just inside the five-minute mark of the third quarter.
The pair hooked up again midway through the fourth quarter, this time on a 15-
yard connection to complete the scoring.
SMU had the edge in time of possession, 36:35 to 23:25, and ran for 247 yards
compared to just 108 by UAB.
09/12 01:41:46 ET