NCAAF Game Recap - Stephen F. Austin at Southern Methodist
Sat Sep 26, 2020 7:00 PM EDT

Ala
38
Mizzu
19
F
K St
38
Okla
35
F
UGA
37
Ark
10
F
Fla
51
Miss
35
F
MisSt
44
LSU
34
F
KY
13
Aub
29
F
Tex
63
TxTch
56
F OT
Vand
12
TxAM
17
F
FlaSt
10
MiaFL
52
F
UCF
51
ECU
28
F
Army
10
Cin
24
F
WVU
13
OkSt
27
F
Tenn
31
SCar
27
F
Troy
7
BYU
48
F
GaSo
18
ULLaf
20
F
NCSt
24
VaTec
45
F
Lou
20
Pitt
23
F
UAB
42
SoAl
10
F
MidTN
35
UTSA
37
F
Camp
21
App
52
F
GATec
20
Syr
37
F
FLInt
34
Lib
36
F
IASt
37
TCU
34
F
Tul
66
SMiss
24
F
UTEP
31
ULMon
6
F
Duke
20
UVA
38
F
TxSt
21
BC
24
F
HBU
38
LaTec
66
F
SFA
7
SMU
50
F
Kans
14
Bayl
47
F

Southern Methodist 50, Stephen F. Austin 7

Sep 26, 2020, 7:00 PM EDT

Final

1

2

3

4

T

Stephen F. Austin (0-3)

0

0

7

0

7

Southern Methodist (3-0)

22

7

7

14

50

SMU wins home opener, runs over Stephen F Austin 50-7
Sat Sep 26, 2020 10:29 PM

DALLAS (AP) Shane Buechele threw two touchdown passes, Ulysses Bentley IV ran for two more scores and SMU beat Stephen F. Austin 50-7 on Saturday night.

Buechele was 14-of-25 passing for 141 yards with short scoring throws to Danny Gray and Kylen Granson. Gray also had a 6-yard touchdown run.

Bentley, who entered with a nation-leading five touchdowns, finished with 104 yards rushing on just six carries. TJ McDaniel added 104 yards on the ground for SMU (3-0). Terrance Gipson and TaMerik Williams each had a touchdown run in the fourth quarter.

Bentley scored the first time he touched the ball, running for 33 yards after catching Buechele's screen pass, capping the Mustangs' opening drive. Bentley added a 13-yard TD run that made it 36-0 with 9:36 left in the third quarter.

Trae Self completed 14 of 23 passes for 133 yards and ran for a 6-yard touchdown for Stephen F. Austin (0-3).

Capacity was limited to 25% at 32,000-seat Gerald J. Ford Stadium. Face masks were required and tailgating was prohibited.

Passing

SFA Att Cmp % TD-Pa Yds-Pa LgPa Int Rat
T. Self 23 14 60.9 0 133 19 1 58.8
P. Weeks 4 2 50.0 0 32 26 0 77.1
SMU Att Cmp % TD-Pa Yds-Pa LgPa Int Rat
S. Buechele 25 14 56.0 2 141 18 0 98.9
T. Gipson 2 2 100.0 0 31 28 0 118.8

Rushing

SFA Att Yds-Ru Avg LgRu TD-Ru
J. Turner 24 35 1.5 6 0
T. Henderson 6 27 4.5 21 0
SMU Att Yds-Ru Avg LgRu TD-Ru
U. Bentley IV 6 104 17.3 33 2
T. McDaniel 17 104 6.1 23 0

Receiving

SFA Rec Yds-Rc Avg LgRc TD-Rc
J. Miller 4 41 10.3 17 0
R. Simmons 2 29 14.5 19 0
SMU Rec Yds-Rc Avg LgRc TD-Rc
K. Granson 5 38 7.6 11 1
R. Rice 3 37 12.3 18 0

Fumbles

SFA F FL
J. Turner 1 0

Returning

SFA KR Avg KRTD LgKR PR Avg TD LgPR
L. Jones III 2 21.5 0 25 1 0.0 0 0
SMU KR Avg KRTD LgKR PR Avg TD LgPR
D. Gray 1 32.0 0 32 2 13.0 0 0
R. Roberson Jr. 2 21.5 0 22 0 - 0 0

Punting

SFA Punt Yds Avg LgPu
M. Quick 4 170 42.5 46
SMU Punt Yds Avg LgPu
C. Naggar 2 72 36.0 37

Takeaways

SMU Int Yds InTD
B. Crossley 1 4 0

Team Stats Comparison

SFA SMU
Points For 7 50
Total Yards 216 432
Rushing Yards 51 260
Passing Yards 165 172
Passing Completions / Attempts 16/27 16/27
Turnovers 1 0
Interceptions Thrown 1 0
Fumbles - Lost 3/0 0/0
First Downs 14 24
Penalties - Yards 3/35 7/55
Time Of Possession 25:25 35:35
Third Down Conversions/Attempts 5/15 9/13
Fourth Down Conversions/Attempts 0/4 0/1
Punts - Average Yards 0/0 0/0

Scoring Summary

1st Quarter SFA SMU
SMU 2:26 TD Ulysses Bentley IV 33 yd run (missed kick) 0 6
SMU 8:08 TD Danny Gray 11 yd pass from Shane Buechele (Chris Naggar kick) 0 13
SMU 10:11 SF Team safety 0 15
SMU 12:37 TD Kylen Granson 9 yd pass from Shane Buechele (Chris Naggar kick) 0 22
2nd Quarter SFA SMU
SMU 12:39 TD Danny Gray 6 yd run (Chris Naggar kick) 0 29
3rd Quarter SFA SMU
SMU 5:18 TD Ulysses Bentley IV 13 yd run (Chris Naggar kick) 0 36
SFA 13:38 TD Trae Self 6 yd run (Chris Campos kick) 7 36
4th Quarter SFA SMU
SMU 6:16 TD Terrance Gipson 3 yd run (Chris Naggar kick) 7 43
SMU 8:59 TD TaMerik Williams 5 yd run (Chris Naggar kick) 7 50

Game Information

Stadium: Gerald J. Ford Stadium, Dallas, Texas
Attendance: 7,898
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