#8 Appalachian StateAppalachian State
(9-4, 6-2)
#2 Georgia SouthernGeorgia Southern
(12-1, 7-1)
NCAA I-AA Quarterfinals
12:00 PM, December 8, 2001
Paulson Stadium - Statesboro, GA
Attendance: 9,352

BasicsPossessionsPlaysYardsScoring OppsAvg. FPPlays/PossYards/PlayYards/PossOpps/PossPoints/Opp
Georgia Southern1183427939.27.55.1438.80.824.22
Appalachian State1153258223.54.84.8723.50.1812.00
Success RateRushingPassingStd. DownsPass. Downs
Georgia Southern49.3%25.0%48.4%42.1%
Appalachian State41.7%37.9%41.7%35.3%
Yards Per PlayRushingPassingStd. DownsPass. Downs
Georgia Southern4.6710.293.899.37
Appalachian State2.507.153.507.76
Success Rate by QQ1Q2Q3Q4Game
Georgia Southern45.5%36.4%60.0%44.0%47.0%
Appalachian State56.3%21.4%40.0%38.5%39.6%
Yards Per Play by QQ1Q2Q3Q4Game
Georgia Southern4.185.365.165.365.14
Appalachian State3.563.292.709.854.87
Success Rate by Down1st2nd3rd4thGame
Georgia Southern40.0%53.3%50.0%50.0%47.0%
Appalachian State36.4%44.4%41.7%0.0%39.6%
Yards Per Play by Down1st2nd3rd4thGame
Georgia Southern4.315.407.060.505.14
Appalachian State4.556.723.080.004.87
IsoPPPRushingPassingStd. DownsPass. DownsGame
Georgia Southern1.1152.0501.0171.7031.156
Appalachian State0.6561.4340.7121.9481.063
Avg Yards To Go By Down1st2nd3rd4th
Georgia Southern9.717.135.441.00
Appalachian State10.187.176.3310.00
Expected ScoresQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
Georgia Southern4.49
0 (-4.49)
10 (2.78)
14 (-3.73)
14 (-2.34)
38 (-7.78)
Appalachian State7.92
3 (-4.92)
0 (-1.32)
0 (-2.39)
21 (9.39)
24 (0.77)
Total Yards by QQ1Q2Q3Q4Game
Georgia Southern46118129134427
Appalachian State574627128258
Percentile PerformancesValueHist. Rank%ile Perf.
YPP Differential0.28315 / 52740th
Total Yards Per Play Gained5.15353 / 52733rd
Total Yards Per Play Allowed4.87239 / 52754th
Rush Yards Per Play Gained4.67319 / 52739th
Rush Yards Per Play Allowed2.50101 / 52780th
Pass Yards Per Play Gained10.29143 / 52772nd
Pass Yards Per Play Allowed7.15313 / 52740th
Rushing StatsRushesYardsYds/AttSuccess RtLY/AttOpp RtHlt/OppPower RtStuff Rt
Georgia Southern733675.0350.7%3.2945.2%3.8566.7%17.8%
J.R. Revere29923.1744.8%2.3337.9%2.21100.0%17.2%
Adrian Peterson231155.0034.8%2.9830.4%6.630.0%21.7%
Hakim Ford14987.0078.6%4.7964.3%3.44100.0%14.3%
Zzream Walden33110.3366.7%5.83100.0%4.50-0.0%
Mark Myers22412.00100.0%7.50100.0%4.50-0.0%
T.J. Anderson199.00100.0%6.50100.0%2.50-0.0%
Edmund Coley1-2-2.000.0%-2.400.0%--100.0%
Appalachian State24753.1341.7%2.5933.3%1.61100.0%16.7%
Jimmy Watkins16513.1943.8%2.5931.3%1.90-18.8%
Joe Burchette5224.4040.0%3.8060.0%1.00100.0%0.0%
Jerry Beard320.6733.3%0.530.0%-100.0%33.3%
Passing StatsCompAttYardsComp %INTYds/AttYds/Comp
Georgia Southern277228.6%010.2936.00
Standard Downs0300.0%00.000.00
Passing Downs247250.0%018.0036.00
J.R. Revere277228.6%010.2936.00
Standard Downs0300.0%00.000.00
Passing Downs247250.0%018.0036.00
Appalachian State132719348.1%17.1514.85
Standard Downs7156746.7%04.479.57
Passing Downs61212650.0%110.5021.00
Joe Burchette132719348.1%17.1514.85
Standard Downs7156746.7%04.479.57
Passing Downs61212650.0%110.5021.00
Receiving StatsTargetsCatchesYardsCatch RtSuccess RtYds/CatchYds/Tgt
Georgia Southern727229%29%36.010.3
Zzream Walden327267%67%36.024.0
Aundra Robinson2000%0%0.00.0
P.J. Cantrell1000%0%0.00.0
Anthony Williams1000%0%0.00.0
Appalachian State261319350%42%14.87.4
Andrew Layton756371%71%12.69.0
DaVon Fowlkes638850%50%29.314.7
Sterling Hayward422350%25%11.55.8
Jermane Little411225%25%12.03.0
Victor Chavis2000%0%0.00.0
Jimmy Watkins116100%100%6.06.0
Joe Burchette111100%0%1.01.0
Michael Porter1000%0%0.00.0
SituationScorePlayPre-Play Win ProbabilityPost-Play Win ProbabilityPlay Impact
2nd Quarter (4:21)
4th and 11 at Own 8
3-3Nathan McKinney punt 50 yards to the GSU42, Ant Williams return 58 yards to the ASU0, TOUCHDOWN, clock 03:32.59.7%74.7%15.0%
2nd Quarter (1:56)
1st and 10 at Own 45
10-3Joe Burchette rush quarterback scramble for 7 yards to the GSU48, fumble forced by Robert LeBlanc, fumble by Joe Burchette recovered by GSU Eric Hadley at GSU48.69.7%82.5%12.8%
2nd Quarter (11:01)
3rd and 12 at Opp 38
0-3Adrian Peterson rush up middle for 25 yards to the ASU13, 1ST DOWN GSU (Nygel Rogers).45.3%56.1%10.8%
2nd Quarter (8:18)
3rd and 10 at Own 22
3-3Joe Burchette sideline pass complete to S. Hayward for 10 yards to the ASU32, fumble forced by Nick Kearns, fumble by S. Hayward recovered by GSU Mike Youngblood at ASU32.53.0%62.6%9.6%
2nd Quarter (5:57)
4th and 1 at Opp 9
3-3Adrian Peterson rush up middle for no gain to the ASU9 (Justin Seaverns).61.2%52.0%-9.2%
1st Quarter (5:20)
3rd and 1 at Opp 26
0-3J.R. Revere sacked for loss of 8 yards to the ASU34 (Josh Jeffries).50.7%42.4%-8.3%
1st Quarter (8:14)
3rd and 8 at Own 35
0-3Mark Myers rush pitch right for 13 yards to the GSU48, 1ST DOWN GSU (Justin Seaverns).41.2%47.2%6.0%
2nd Quarter (7:33)
2nd and 11 at Opp 33
3-3J.R. Revere sideline pass complete to Zzream Walden for 15 yards to the ASU18, 1ST DOWN GSU (Nygel Rogers).60.2%66.0%5.8%
2nd Quarter (3:00)
3rd and 7 at Own 25
10-3Joe Burchette middle pass complete to Andrew Layton for 10 yards to the ASU35, 1ST DOWN ASU (Kevin Heard).77.1%71.8%-5.3%
1st Quarter ()
4th and 3 at Own 33
0-3Nathan McKinney punt 59 yards to the GSU8, Ant Williams return -1 yards to the GSU7 (Reco Washington).43.8%38.6%-5.2%