#15 Western KentuckyWestern Kentucky
(11-3, 6-1)
#2 Georgia SouthernGeorgia Southern
(11-3, 7-1)
NCAA I-AA Semifinals
2:00 PM, December 14, 2002 -
Paulson Stadium - Statesboro, GA
Attendance: 6,573

BasicsPossessionsPlaysYardsAvg. FPPlays/PossYards/PlayYards/PossPoints/Poss
Georgia Southern136138631.24.76.3329.72.15
Western Kentucky127535229.66.34.6929.32.58
BasicsScoring OppsOpps/PossPoints/OppOpportunity PointsExplosive PointsAvailable YardsAvailable Yards GainedAvailable Yards %
Georgia Southern60.463.5021789451157.2%
Western Kentucky70.584.4331084544252.3%
Success RateRushingPassingStd. DownsPass. Downs
Georgia Southern40.5%42.1%35.0%52.4%
Western Kentucky44.8%47.1%42.6%52.4%
Yards Per PlayRushingPassingStd. DownsPass. Downs
Georgia Southern5.268.895.308.29
Western Kentucky3.389.933.288.33
Success Rate by QQ1Q2Q3Q4Game
Georgia Southern46.2%45.5%38.9%36.8%41.0%
Western Kentucky37.5%65.0%50.0%32.0%45.3%
Yards Per Play by QQ1Q2Q3Q4Game
Georgia Southern6.154.364.839.006.33
Western Kentucky3.947.054.213.564.69
Success Rate by Down1st2nd3rd4thGame
Georgia Southern28.6%55.0%50.0%0.0%41.0%
Western Kentucky41.4%46.2%44.4%100.0%45.3%
Yards Per Play by Down1st2nd3rd4thGame
Georgia Southern6.396.955.75-1.006.33
Western Kentucky3.697.002.568.504.69
IsoPPPRushingPassingStd. DownsPass. DownsGame
Georgia Southern0.8401.4791.2160.8271.045
Western Kentucky0.5020.9420.5520.7170.606
Avg Yards To Go By Down1st2nd3rd4thGame
Georgia Southern9.718.305.081.008.20
Western Kentucky9.146.924.392.507.05
Expected ScoresQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
Georgia Southern7.99
7 (-0.99)
0 (-4.26)
0 (-7.59)
21 (4.39)
28 (-8.46)
Western Kentucky5.13
7 (1.87)
10 (-5.80)
7 (-1.32)
7 (-1.10)
31 (-6.35)
Total Yards by QQ1Q2Q3Q4Game
Georgia Southern804887171386
Western Kentucky631415989352
Percentile PerformancesValueHist. Rank%ile Perf.
YPP Differential1.64176 / 53667th
Total Yards Per Play Gained6.33200 / 53662nd
Total Yards Per Play Allowed4.69217 / 53659th
Rush Yards Per Play Gained5.26244 / 53654th
Rush Yards Per Play Allowed3.38216 / 53659th
Pass Yards Per Play Gained8.89188 / 53664th
Pass Yards Per Play Allowed9.93480 / 53610th
Passing StatsCompAttYardsComp %Success RtTDINTYds/AttYds/Comp
Georgia Southern91816050.0%44.4%208.8917.78
Standard Downs386537.5%25.0%108.1321.67
Passing Downs6109560.0%60.0%109.5015.83
Chaz Williams91816050.0%44.4%208.8917.78
Standard Downs0100.0%0.0%000.000.00
Passing Downs2227100.0%100.0%0013.5013.50
Western Kentucky91514960.0%53.3%009.9316.56
Standard Downs263633.3%33.3%006.0018.00
Passing Downs7911377.8%66.7%0012.5616.14
Jason Michael91514960.0%53.3%009.9316.56
Standard Downs141525.0%25.0%003.7515.00
Passing Downs12850.0%50.0%004.008.00
Rushing StatsRushesYardsYds/AttSuccess RtLY/AttOpp RtHlt/OppPower RtStuff Rt
Georgia Southern422295.4540.5%3.1042.9%5.5037.5%19.0%
Jermaine Austin181287.1155.6%3.6344.4%7.8450.0%5.6%
Chaz Williams14191.3614.3%1.0121.4%1.6025.0%50.0%
zzream Walden6376.1733.3%4.4266.7%2.63-0.0%
Mark Myers23216.00100.0%7.25100.0%8.75-0.0%
Kevin Davis2136.5050.0%4.7550.0%3.50-0.0%
Western Kentucky582123.6644.8%2.6127.6%3.7953.8%19.0%
Jon Frazier281033.6850.0%2.6228.6%3.7142.9%25.0%
Jason Michael15473.1353.3%2.0733.3%3.1880.0%26.7%
Jeremi Johnson9242.6711.1%2.5611.1%1.00-0.0%
Maurice Bradley492.2525.0%2.250.0%-0.0%0.0%
Shannon Hayes11616.00100.0%7.50100.0%8.50-0.0%
Casey Rooney11313.00100.0%7.50100.0%5.50-0.0%
Receiving StatsTargetsCatchesYardsCatch RtSuccess RtYds/CatchYds/Tgt
Georgia Southern17916052.9%47.1%17.89.4
Carl Kearney1079370.0%60.0%13.39.3
Zzream Walden314733.3%33.3%47.015.7
Mark Myers2000.0%0.0%0.00.0
Anthony Williams1120100.0%100.0%20.020.0
P.J. Cantrell1000.0%0.0%0.00.0
Western Kentucky15914960.0%53.3%16.69.9
Shannon Hayes532560.0%40.0%8.35.0
Casey Rooney3390100.0%100.0%30.030.0
Jon Frazier321966.7%66.7%9.56.3
Jerome Reaves3000.0%0.0%0.00.0
Jeremi Johnson1115100.0%100.0%15.015.0
Off.SituationScorePlayPre-Play Win ProbabilityPost-Play Win ProbabilityPlay Impact
4th Quarter (0:00)
2nd and 6 at Opp 38
28-31Scott Shelton field goal attempt from 56 MISSED - wide right, spot at WKU38, clock 00:00.25.7%0.0%-25.7%
4th Quarter (0:57)
2nd and 10 at Opp 33
28-24Jason Michael deep pass complete to Casey Rooney for 31 yards to the GSU2, 1ST DOWN WKU, out-of-bounds.61.5%36.2%-25.3%
4th Quarter (0:51)
1st and 2 at Opp 2
28-24Jason Michael rush quarterback keeper for 2 yards to the GSU0, TOUCHDOWN, clock 00:46.36.2%12.4%-23.8%
4th Quarter (1:35)
4th and 4 at Opp 48
28-24Jason Michael middle pass complete to Jeremi Johnson for 15 yards to the GSU33, 1ST DOWN WKU (Derrick Butler),74.4%55.0%-19.3%
1st Quarter (9:40)
2nd and 10 at Own 2
0-0Jermaine Austin rush up middle for 2 yards to the GSU4, fumble by Jermaine Austin recovered by WKU Karl Maslowski at GSU4.47.6%31.2%-16.4%
4th Quarter (4:32)
1st and 10 at Opp 31
21-24Jermaine Austin rush up middle for 31 yards to the WKU0, 1ST DOWN GSU, TOUCHDOWN, clock 04:26.51.2%67.0%15.9%
4th Quarter (6:01)
2nd and 10 at Opp 20
14-24Chaz Williams screen pass complete to Ant Williams for 20 yards to the WKU0, 1ST DOWN GSU, TOUCHDOWN, clock 05:43.7.1%21.7%14.6%
4th Quarter (0:13)
3rd and 10 at Own 37
28-31Chaz Williams middle pass complete to Carl Kearney for 21 yards to the WKU42, 1ST DOWN GSU (Jeremy Chandler).9.5%23.9%14.4%
2nd Quarter (4:52)
3rd and 2 at Opp 33
7-14Chaz Williams rush quarterback keeper for a loss of 4 yards to the WKU37, fumble forced by Karl Maslowski, fumble by Chaz Williams recovered by WKU Kris Mau at WKU37.33.7%20.5%-13.2%
4th Quarter (1:54)
3rd and 4 at Opp 48
28-24Jason Michael middle pass incomplete to Jerome Reaves (F. Pesqueira).62.4%74.4%11.9%