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Georgia State Panthers (2-10)

Sat. 8/31 Sat. 10/19
@ Tenn
vs. Army

Georgia Southern rolls over Georgia State, 35-14

ATLANTA (AP) Shai Werts threw for two touchdowns and ran for a third and Wesley Fields ran for 151 yards and a score as Georgia Southern beat Georgia State for just the second time, 35-14 in a Sun Belt regular season finale on Saturday.

Georgia Southern rolled to a 28-0 lead through three quarters to snap a streak of three-straight losses to the Panthers.

Tyler Bass hit first-quarter field goals from 39- and 49-yards out and Darion Anderson pulled in a 38-yard touchdown pass from Werts to take a 13-0 lead after a quarter. Werts ran 18 yards for a score and Bass threw to Deshon Cooper for a two-point conversion in the third quarter and Werts hit Colby Ransom with a 58-yard touchdown pass.

Passing Yards: D. Ellington2119
Passing TDs: D. Ellington12
Rushing Yards: D. Ellington625
Rushing TDs: T. Barnett7
Receiving Yards: P. Hart669
Receiving TDs: D. Champaigne3
Interceptions: D. Applin1
Schedule 2019
Date Opponent Result / Time
8/31 at Tennessee TBA
10/19 vs. Army West Point TBA
Sun Belt
  Conference Overall
Appalachian State 7-1 11-2
Troy 7-1 10-3
Georgia Southern 6-2 10-3
Coastal Carolina 2-6 5-7
Georgia State 1-7 2-10
  Conference Overall
Louisiana-Lafayette 5-3 7-7
Arkansas State 5-3 8-5
Louisiana-Monroe 4-4 6-6
South Alabama 2-6 3-9
Texas State 1-7 3-9
Offense (FBS Rank)
Yards: 4538 (99)
Passing Yards: 2481 (94)
Rushing Yards: 2057 (74)
Points per game: 23.9 (105)
Yards per game: 378.2 (90)
Touchdowns: 36 (99)
Field Goals: 9 (119)
Defense (FBS Rank)
Yards: 5874 (118)
Passing Yards: 2862 (63)
Rushing Yards: 3012 (122)
Points per game: 37.4 (122)
Yards per game: 489.5 (125)
Touchdowns: 56 (113)
Field Goals: 15 (89)
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