#3 Stephen F. AustinStephen F. Austin
Lumberjacks
(12-2-1, 5-0-1)
34
#1 Georgia SouthernGeorgia Southern
Eagles
(15-0)
37
NCAA I-AA Championship
December 16, 1989 -
Paulson Stadium - Statesboro, GA
Attendance: 25,725
 1234T
SFA71010734
GS14601737


 SFAGS
1st Downs1821
3rd Down Efficiency3rd Down Eff.6-15 (40%)9-20 (45%)
4th Down Efficiency4th Down Eff.1-1 (100%)0-0
Total Yards377387
Total Plays7381
Yards per play5.24.8
Passing303113
Comp-Att15-41 (37%)7-15 (47%)
Yards per pass7.47.5
Rushing74274
Rush Attempts3266
Yards per rush2.34.2
Penalties6-562-20
Turnovers51
Fumbles lost01
Interceptions thrownINT50
Possession26:5033:10
Time Between Plays0:220:25


First QuarterSFAGS
TD10:41Raymond Gross 34 yard run (Mike Dowis Kick)
6 plays 66 yards, 2:42 (11.0 yards per play)
07
TD7:58Terrence Sorrell 0 yard fumble recovery (Mike Dowis Kick)
6 plays 45 yards, 2:20 (7.5 yards per play)
014
TD0:19Todd Hammel 1 yard run (Chuck Rawlinson Kick)
6 plays 20 yards, 2:51 (3.3 yards per play)
714
Second QuarterSFAGS
TD8:50Larry Centers 12 yard pass from Todd Hammel (Chuck Rawlinson Kick)
8 plays 83 yards, 2:56 (10.4 yards per play)
1414
FG4:27Mike Dowis 30 yard field goal
8 plays 52 yards, 4:23 (6.5 yards per play)
1417
FG0:21Mike Dowis 37 yard field goal
6 plays 7 yards, 2:38 (1.2 yards per play)
1420
FG0:00Chuck Rawlinson 53 yard field goal
2 plays 29 yards, 0:21 (14.5 yards per play)
1720
Third QuarterSFAGS
FG11:19Chuck Rawlinson 53 yard field goal
5 plays 11 yards, 2:06 (2.2 yards per play)
2020
TD5:27Joe Bradford 7 yard pass from Todd Hammel (Chuck Rawlinson Kick)
11 plays 79 yards, 4:34 (7.2 yards per play)
2720
Fourth QuarterSFAGS
TD14:57Joe Ross 2 yard run (Mike Dowis Kick)
16 plays 86 yards, 5:30 (5.4 yards per play)
2727
TD12:32Larry Centers 46 yard pass from Todd Hammel (Chuck Rawlinson Kick)
5 plays 67 yards, 2:25 (13.4 yards per play)
3427
TD5:58Ernest Thompson 1 yard run (Mike Dowis Kick)
6 plays 51 yards, 1:32 (8.5 yards per play)
3434
FG1:41Mike Dowis 20 yard field goal
9 plays 27 yards, 3:17 (3.0 yards per play)
3437
Final Score3437
Lead Changes2
Ties4
Largest Lead14
Largest Deficit7
Time Leading26:40
Time Trailing12:04