College Football

Georgia Southern Eagles (7-5)


Sat. 11/16 Sat. 11/23 Sat. 11/30
vs. UL-Mon
W 51-29
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@ ArkSt
L 33-38
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vs. GaSt
W 38-10
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King, Georgia Southern run past Georgia State, 38-10

STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) J.D. King had 107 yards rushing and three touchdowns, Wesley Kennedy III and Shai Werts each ran for a score, and Georgia Southern beat Georgia State 38-10 on Saturday night.

Kennedy had 11 carries for 78 yards and Werts was 7-of-10 passing for 73 yards and added 55 yards rushing on 15 carries.

Tra Barnett’s 15-yards touchdown run capped a nine-play, 86-yard drive and gave Georgia State (7-5, 4-4 Sun Belt Conference) a 7-0 lead midway through the first quarter but the Eagles (7-5, 5-3) scored the next 31 points before taking a 21-point lead into the fourth quarter. Werts tied it with a 11-yard TD run late in the first quarter, Tyler Bass made a 49-yard field goal early in the second and King’s first touchdown, a 7-yard run, made it 17-7 at halftime. Kennedy and King each had 13-yard scoring runs in the third quarter and King added a 30-yard TD run with 7:06 to play to make it 38-10.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: S. Werts704
Passing TDs: S. Werts9
Rushing Yards: J. King776
Rushing TDs: W. Kennedy III10
Receiving Yards: M. Michaud218
Receiving TDs: M. Michaud4
Interceptions: R. Byrd2
Schedule 2019
Date Opponent Result / Time
8/31 at 6 LSU L 3 - 55
9/7 vs. Maine W 26 - 18
9/14 at Minnesota L 32 - 35
9/28 vs. Louisiana L 24 - 37
10/3 at South Alabama W 20 - 17
10/19 vs. Coastal Carolina W 30 - 27
10/26 vs. New Mexico State W 41 - 7
10/31 at 20 Appalachian State W 24 - 21
11/9 at Troy L 28 - 49
11/16 vs. Louisiana-Monroe W 51 - 29
11/23 at Arkansas State L 33 - 38
11/30 vs. Georgia State W 38 - 10
Sun Belt
East
  Conference Overall
21 Appalachian State 7-1 11-1
Georgia Southern 5-3 7-5
Georgia State 4-4 7-5
Troy 3-5 5-7
Coastal Carolina 2-6 5-7
West
  Conference Overall
Louisiana-Lafayette 7-1 10-2
Arkansas State 5-3 7-5
Louisiana-Monroe 4-4 5-7
Texas State 2-6 3-9
South Alabama 1-7 2-10
Offense (FBS Rank)
Yards: 4002 (111)
Passing Yards: 873 (130)
Rushing Yards: 3129 (8)
Points per game: 29.2 (65)
Yards per game: 333.5 (111)
Touchdowns: 37 (84)
Field Goals: 17 (34)
Defense (FBS Rank)
Yards: 4527 (52)
Passing Yards: 2882 (89)
Rushing Yards: 1645 (39)
Points per game: 28.6 (71)
Yards per game: 377.3 (52)
Touchdowns: 43 (82)
Field Goals: 11 (45)
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