Scores

Final

St Francis (PA) 17

(0-1, 0-1 away)

Ga. Southern 59

(2-0, 2-0 home)

6:00 PM ET, September 7, 2013

Allen E. Paulson Stadium, Statesboro, GA

1 2 3 4 T
SFU 0 7 3 717
GASO 13 14 26 659

Top Performers

Passing: J. McKinnon (GASO) - 94 YDS, 2 TD

Rushing: W. Banks (GASO) - 11 CAR, 72 YDS, 3 TD

Receiving: M. Crockett (GASO) - 1 REC, 50 YDS, 1 TD

Georgia Southern routs D-II St. Francis, 59-17

Associated Press

STATESBORO, Ga. -- William Banks rushed for three touchdowns and Jerrick McKinnon threw for two more as Georgia Southern routed St. Francis of the FCS, 59-17 Saturday night.

Banks had touchdown runs of 15, 45 and 2 yards while leading the Eagles deep rushing attack. Georgia Southern (2-0) gave the ball to 10 different backs and piled up 306 rushing yards. Banks had 11 carries for 72 yards, 63 on his scoring runs.

Torrance Hunt, who dashed 46 yards for the first score of the game, led the Georgia Southern ground attack with 83 yards on 6 carries.

McKinnon threw just 3 times for the Eagles, hitting Kentrellis Showers with a 35-yard touchdown pass in the second quarter and Montay Crockett with a 50-yard strike in the third. Kevin Ellison was 5 of 6 for 151 yards.

Kyle Harbridge carried 25 times for 132 yards to lead the Red Flash in their season opener.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SFU
GASO
1st Downs2120
Total Yards324551
Passing94245
Rushing230306
Penalties8-509-95
3rd Down Conversions9-184-8
4th Down Conversions1-30-0
Turnovers10
Possession38:5521:05

Passing Leaders

St. Francis UC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Ward3/7497.001
Georgia SouthernC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Ellison5/615125.200

Rushing Leaders

St. Francis UCARYDSAVGTDLG
Harbridge251325.3042
Dickson16764.8215
Georgia SouthernCARYDSAVGTDLG
Hunt57915.8146
Banks11726.5346

Receiving Leaders

St. Francis URECYDSAVGTDLG
Domonkos45413.5016
Abeid23115.5024
Georgia SouthernRECYDSAVGTDLG
Johnson25728.5042
Hunt15656.0056

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERSFUGASO
TD04:29Torrance Hunt 46 Yd Run (Two-Point Conversion Failed) 06
TD02:03William Banks 15 Yd Run (Connor Tierney Kick) 013
SECOND QUARTERSFUGASO
TD08:37Kentrellis Showers 35 Yd Pass From Jerick McKinnon (Connor Tierney Kick) 020
TD00:44Khairi Dickson 1 Yd Run (Lance Geesey Kick) 720
TD00:17Johnathan Bryant 5 Yd Run (Connor Tierney Kick) 727
THIRD QUARTERSFUGASO
TD13:12William Banks 46 Yd Run (Connor Tierney Kick) 734
TD10:40Montay Crockett 50 Yd Pass From Jerick McKinnon (Younghoe Koo Kick) 741
SF10:40- Team Ran Out Of End Zone 743
FG07:32Alex Hanks 29 Yd 746
TD03:05William Banks 2 Yd Run (Connor Tierney Kick) 753
FG00:35Lance Geesey 41 Yd 1053
FOURTH QUARTERSFUGASO
FG09:09Younghoe Koo 38 Yd 1056
FG05:47Alex Hanks 31 Yd 1059
TD00:28Khairi Dickson 10 Yd Run (Lance Geesey Kick) 1759