Scores

Final

SF Austin 0

(1-1, 0-1 away)

SMU 52

(1-1, 1-0 home)

8:00 PM ET, September 8, 2012

Gerald J. Ford Stadium, Dallas, TX

1 2 3 4 T
SFA 0 0 0 00
SMU 0 21 14 1752

Top Performers

Passing: G. Gilbert (SMU) - 205 YDS, 1 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: Z. Line (SMU) - 19 CAR, 60 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: K. Holman (SMU) - 5 REC, 88 YDS, 1 TD

SMU 52, Stephen F. Austin 0

Associated Press

DALLAS -- Zach Line got Southern Methodist off and running with a pair of rushing touchdowns in the second quarter and then the Mustangs' defense and special teams took over, securing a 52-0 victory over Stephen F. Austin on Saturday night.

After the teams battled to a scoreless tie at the end of the first quarter, Line scored on a 3-yard run and a 1-yard run. He finished with 60 yards on 19 carries.

Kenneth Acker excelled for SMU (1-1) on defense and special teams. He returned a blocked field-goal attempt 56 yards for a touchdown on the final play of the first half, and scored on a 77-yard interception return early in the fourth quarter.

SMU intercepted seven passes and recovered two fumbles by Stephen F. Austin (1--1), returning one for a touchdown.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SFA
SMU
1st Downs2817
Total Yards466328
Passing391256
Rushing7572
Penalties7-5610-86
3rd Down Conversions9-223-13
4th Down Conversions0-20-1
Turnovers103
Possession27:0033:00

Passing Leaders

Stephen F. AustinC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Minden24/382075.402
Southern MethodistC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Gilbert19/362055.711

Rushing Leaders

Stephen F. AustinCARYDSAVGTDLG
Gentry10575.7017
Barnes4194.8014
Southern MethodistCARYDSAVGTDLG
Line19603.228
Seeker4256.309

Receiving Leaders

Stephen F. AustinRECYDSAVGTDLG
Ward78712.4020
Roberson10767.6017
Southern MethodistRECYDSAVGTDLG
Holman58817.6138
Dieter14949.0049

Scoring Summary

SECOND QUARTERSFASMU
TD12:13Zach Line 3 Yd Run (Chase Hover Kick) 07
TD10:18Zach Line 1 Yd Run (Chase Hover Kick) 014
TD00:00Kenneth Acker 56 Yd Return Of Blocked Field Goal (Chase Hover Kick) 021
THIRD QUARTERSFASMU
TD09:23Keenan Holman 25 Yd Pass From Garrett Gilbert (Chase Hover Kick) 028
TD06:14Ja'Gared Davis 34 Yd Fumble Return (Chase Hover Kick) 035
FOURTH QUARTERSFASMU
FG14:55Chase Hover 43 Yd 038
TD13:12Kenneth Acker 77 Yd Interception Return (Chase Hover Kick) 045
TD10:46Cameron Rogers 96 Yd Fumble Return (Chase Hover Kick) 052