#7 Georgia SouthernGeorgia Southern
Eagles
(10-3, 7-1)
7
#2 DelawareDelaware
Blue Hens
(12-1, 7-1)
16
NCAA I-AA Quarterfinals
December 6, 1997
Delaware Stadium - Newark, DE
Attendance: 11,203
 1234T
GS00077
UD063716


 GSUD
1st Downs1719
3rd Down Efficiency3rd Down Eff.2-12 (17%)8-13 (62%)
4th Down Efficiency4th Down Eff.2-5 (40%)0-0
Total Yards296309
Total Plays5965
Yards per play5.04.8
Passing50125
Comp-Att5-8 (63%)9-15 (60%)
Yards per pass6.38.3
Rushing246184
Rush Attempts5150
Yards per rush4.83.7
Penalties0-04-31
Turnovers22
Fumbles lost12
Interceptions thrownINT10
Possession26:1833:42
Time Between Plays0:270:31


Second QuarterGSUD
FG12:46Sean Leach 36 yard field goal
13 plays 53 yards, 6:17 (4.1 yards per play)
03
FG5:30Sean Leach 21 yard field goal
12 plays 51 yards, 5:06 (4.3 yards per play)
06
Third QuarterGSUD
FG0:14Sean Leach 28 yard field goal
8 plays 78 yards, 4:04 (9.8 yards per play)
09
Fourth QuarterGSUD
TD11:58Roderick Russell 12 yard run (Eric Meng Kick)
9 plays 79 yards, 3:16 (8.8 yards per play)
79
TD4:40Craig Cummings 10 yard run (Sean Leach Kick)
12 plays 70 yards, 7:18 (5.8 yards per play)
716
Final Score716
Lead Changes0
Ties0
Largest Lead-
Largest Deficit9
Time Leading-
Time Trailing42:46