The UTSA Roadrunners (6-3) are 13.5-point favorites when they host the Rice Owls (4-5) in an AAC matchup on Saturday, November 11, 2023 at the Alamodome. The contest has an over/under of 55 points.
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Roadrunners vs. Owls Game Info
- Date: Saturday, November 11, 2023
- Time: 7:30 PM ET
- Channel: ESPNU
- Livestream: Stream NCAA football on Fubo and ESPN+
- City: San Antonio, Texas
- Venue: Alamodome
- The Roadrunners are putting up 411.4 yards per game on offense (50th in the FBS), and they rank 74th defensively with 380.4 yards allowed per game.
- On offense, the Roadrunners rank 41st in the FBS with 31.2 points per game. Meanwhile, they rank 69th in points allowed (380.4 points allowed per contest).
- UTSA is averaging 244.2 passing yards per game on offense (54th in the FBS), and ranks 98th defensively with 242.8 passing yards allowed per game.
- The Roadrunners are totaling 167.2 rushing yards per game on offense (53rd in the FBS), and they rank 57th on the other side of the ball with 137.7 rushing yards allowed per game.
- UTSA sports the 95th-ranked defense this year in terms of third-down efficiency (42.2% third-down conversion rate allowed), and has been better on offense, ranking 16th-best with a 47.8% third-down percentage.
- The Roadrunners rank 101st in college football with a -4 turnover margin after forcing 8 turnovers (98th in the FBS) and committing 12 (86th in the FBS).
- With 383.7 total yards per game on the offensive side of the ball, Rice ranks 70th in the FBS in 2023. On defense, it ranks 96th, giving up 405.0 total yards per game.
- With 33.0 points per game on the offensive side of the ball, Rice ranks 30th in the FBS. Defensively, it ranks 99th, giving up 28.7 points per game.
- The Owls’ pass offense has been excelling, piling up 288.2 passing yards per contest (19th-best) this season. On defense, they rank 104th by giving up 246.9 passing yards per game.
- Rice’s running game has been struggling, ranking ninth-worst in the FBS with 95.4 rushing yards per game. It has been more effective on the defensive side of the ball, surrendering 158.1 rushing yards per contest (83rd-ranked).
- The Owls rank 54th in the FBS with a 41.1% third-down conversion percentage on offense, and 64th with a 37.8% third-down percentage allowed on defense.
- After forcing seven turnovers (107th in the FBS) and turning the ball over 10 times (59th in the FBS) this season, Rice owns the 91st-ranked turnover margin of -3.
- Frank Harris has thrown for 1,722 yards, 13 touchdowns and six interceptions this year. He averages 246.0 yards per game and 7.6 per attempt, while completing 64.5% of his passes.
- He has also rushed for 152 yards (fourth on the Roadrunners) and added one touchdown on the ground, while averaging 21.7 rushing yards per game.
- Joshua Cephus has caught 61 passes on zero targets for 748 total yards and seven touchdowns. He is averaging 6.8 catches and 83.1 yards per game in nine games.
- Kevorian Barnes has 606 rushing yards with six touchdowns (67.3 yards per game across nine games).
- JT Daniels is averaging 8.5 passing yards per attempt (33rd in the FBS) and 271.4 yards per game this year, completing 63.1% of his passes on the way to 2,443 total yards, 21 touchdowns and seven interceptions through nine games.
- Dean Connors has 414 rushing yards (leading the Owls) and five rushing touchdowns, while averaging 46.0 yards per game and 6.4 per attempt (27th in the FBS).
- Connors has also picked up 371 receiving yards (41.2 per game) on 35 catches (3.9 per game). He’s been targeted zero times and has caught three touchdown passes.
- Through nine games played this season, Luke McCaffrey has 45 catches (5.0 receptions per game on zero targets per game) for 700 yards and nine receiving touchdowns (ninth in the FBS).