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Georgia St. dumps Troy behind Grainger, smothering defense

Nov. 27, 2021 17:45 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Darren Grainger threw for two scores and the defense came up up with a scoop and score and Georgia State overwhelmed Troy 37-10 on Saturday. Grainger threw a 13-yard touchdown to Aubry Payne with 7:52 left in the first quarter for a 7-0 lead. Early in the...

Williams with 2 TDs, Georgia St. defeats Arkansas St. 28-20

Nov. 20, 2021 19:43 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Jamyest Williams rushed for a career-high 125 yards with two touchdowns, Georgia State's defense made 15 tackles for losses, and the Panthers defeated Arkansas State 28-20 on Saturday to become bowl-eligible for the third straight season. Georgia State...

Georgia State's late stop saves 42-40 win vs. No. 22 Coastal

Nov. 13, 2021 18:32 PM EST

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Georgia State's Darren Grainger had the homecoming he'd dreamed about all season. Grainger threw for 198 yards and two touchdowns only a few miles where he grew up as Georgia State won its first-ever game over a ranked opponent, defeating No. 22...

No. 22 Coastal Carolina keeps rolling with QB Carpenter

Nov. 11, 2021 14:15 PM EST

Georgia State (4-5, 3-2 Sun Belt) at No. 22 Coastal Carolina (8-1, 4-1), Saturday at 2 p.m. EST (ESPN+). Line: Coastal Carolina by 10 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Tied 2-2. WHAT’S AT STAKE? ...

No. 24 La.-Lafayette rallies to beat Georgia State 21-17

Nov. 04, 2021 23:43 PM EDT

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Montrell Johnson had two fourth-quarter touchdown runs and No. 24 Louisiana-Lafayette scored all its points on its final three possessions to rally for a 21-17 victory over Georgia State on Thursday night. The Ragin’ Cajuns (8-1, 6-0 Sun Belt)...

No. 24 Cajuns host Georgia State seeking 8th-straight win

Nov. 03, 2021 18:43 PM EDT

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns have won seven straight since their season-opening loss at Texas to break back into the Top 25. Now the Cajuns (7-1, 5-0 Sun Belt) aim to validate their new No. 24 ranking against resurgent Georgia State...

No. 24 Cajuns aim to validate ranking vs. Georgia State

Nov. 03, 2021 14:33 PM EDT

Georgia State (4-4, 3-1 Sun Belt) at No. 24 Louisiana-Lafayette (7-1, 5-0), Thursday at 7:30 p.m. EDT (ESPN). Line: Louisiana-Lafayette by 12 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Louisiana-Lafayette leads 5-0. ...

No. 12 Auburn, Nix thriving since second-half benching

Nov. 01, 2021 17:57 PM EDT

Bo Nix has turned around his — and perhaps Auburn’s — season since watching from the sideline as his backup helped prevent an embarrassing upset. The Tigers’ once-struggling quarterback has turned in perhaps the best stretch of his career for the 12th-ranked...

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...

Williams, Grainger TDs help Georgia State defeat Texas State

Oct. 23, 2021 20:34 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Jamyest Williams ran for two touchdowns and Darren Grainger threw for two more as Georgia State defeated Texas State 28-16 on Saturday. Williams, who rushed for 77 yards, scored on bursts up the middle for touchdowns of 18 and 28 yards. Tucker Gregg...