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Appalachian State wins 10th game, tops Georgia Southern 27-3

Nov. 27, 2021 19:32 PM EST

BOONE, N.C. (AP) — Chase Brice threw two touchdown passes and Jalen Virgil returned a kick 97 yards for a touchdown as Appalachian State closed out its regular season with a 27-3 win over Georgia Southern Saturday. Appalachian State (10-2, 7-1) clinched the Sun Belt's...

Hall, Robinson, Allgeier spark No. 14 BYU past Ga. Southern

Nov. 20, 2021 20:42 PM EST

STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Jaren Hall had 211 of his 312 yards passing in the first half, Jakob Robinson picked off two passes in the second half and No. 14 BYU beat Georgia Southern 34-17 on Saturday night. Tyler Allgeier, the nation’s seventh-leading rusher, finished...

No. 14 BYU hopes to avoid letdown versus Georgia Southern

Nov. 18, 2021 19:50 PM EST

No. 14 BYU (8-2, No. 14 CFP) at Georgia Southern (3-7), Saturday at 4 p.m. EST (ESPN+). Line: BYU by 19 ½, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: First meeting. WHAT’S AT STAKE? The Cougars were...

No. 14 BYU looks to avoid letdown against Georgia Southern

Nov. 18, 2021 13:34 PM EST

STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Coach Kalani Sitake made sure No. 14 BYU got in some time to rest during last week’s bye. The Cougars also practiced a couple of times with an emphasis on fundamentals like blocking and tackling. Now he is emphasizing that BYU (8-2) can’t...

White's 2 TDs helps Georgia Southern beat Texas State 38-30

Nov. 13, 2021 20:18 PM EST

SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Jalen White ran for two touchdowns and Georgia Southern snapped a four-game losing streak with a 38-30 victory over Texas State on Saturday night. White carried the ball 10 times for 82 yards. He had a 19-yard touchdown run in the second...

No. 21 Coastal Carolina remains in hunt for Sun Belt title

Nov. 07, 2021 01:25 AM EDT

STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Backup quarterback Bryce Carpenter threw for 85 yards and a touchdown and ran for another score to help No. 21 Coastal Carolina beat Georgia Southern 28-8 on a rainy Saturday night. The Chanticleers (8-1, 4-1 Sun Belt Conference) are tied with...

Coastal Carolina QB McCall won't play vs. Georgia Southern

Nov. 06, 2021 17:44 PM EDT

STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Coastal Carolina quarterback Grayson McCall won't play Saturday night against Georgia Southern. The school said McCall is out indefinitely with an upper body injury. The Chanticleers (7-1, 4-1 Sun Belt Conference) are looking to stay in the chase...

Former USC coach Clay Helton hired to helm Georgia Southern

Nov. 02, 2021 19:09 PM EDT

Georgia Southern hired former Southern California coach Clay Helton on Tuesday, seven weeks after USC fired him. Helton was the first coach fired this season, and was two games into his eighth season at USC. The 49-year-old was 46-24 with the Trojans, including a Rose...

Georgia State scores in final minute to top Georgia Southern

Oct. 30, 2021 22:01 PM EDT

STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Jamyest Williams scored on a 23-yard run with 26 seconds remaining to lift Georgia State to a 21-14 victory over Georgia Southern on Saturday night. Williams' decisive touchdown came barely one minute after Georgia Southern's Logan Wright had tied...

Bentley sets mark as S. Alabama tops Georgia Southern 41-14

Oct. 14, 2021 23:19 PM EDT

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Jake Bentley became the first player in South Alabama history to account for five touchdowns in a game, rushing for two and passing for three more as the Jaguars defeated Georgia Southern 41-14 on Thursday night. Bentley had a sixth touchdown negated...