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Mustangs vs Midshipmen Final: 31-24 - Recap

Tanner Mordecai led the way with 324 passing yards on Saturday as the Mustangs picked up a 31-24 victory over the Midshipmen at Jack Stephens Field at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.

The Mustangs earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the -13.0-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 57.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.

Tanner Mordecai completed 30 of 40 pass attempts for 324 yards for the Mustangs in the win.

Tai Lavatai rushed for 53 yards for Navy, while Chance Warren added 30 yards. Tai Lavatai threw for 64 yards for the Midshipmen, while receivers Kai Puailoa-Rojas and Chance Warren had 37 and 21 yards respectively.

Navy lost the offensive yardage battle to SMU 404-241 yards in Saturday's game. SMU had more first downs as that total ended up 22-12.

The time of possession battle favored Navy as their offense was on the field for 32:19, longer than the 27:41 of their opponents.

SMU looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Tulane. Navy will aim to get back on the winning track at Memphis.