#3 Georgia SouthernGeorgia Southern
(11-3, 7-1)
FCS Semifinals
2:00 PM, December 17, 2011 -
Fargodome - Fargo, ND
Attendance: 18,108

BasicsPossessionsPlaysYardsScoring OppsAvg. FPPlays/PossYards/PlayYards/PossOpps/PossPoints/Opp
Georgia Southern1068333627.86.84.9033.30.601.17
North Dakota State952451732.75.88.6750.10.785.00
Success RateRushingPassingStd. DownsPass. Downs
Georgia Southern33.3%30.4%39.1%18.2%
North Dakota State51.4%40.0%52.5%33.3%
Yards Per PlayRushingPassingStd. DownsPass. Downs
Georgia Southern3.887.354.835.05
North Dakota State8.499.138.888.00
Success Rate by QQ1Q2Q3Q4Game
Georgia Southern35.7%44.0%23.5%16.7%32.4%
North Dakota State42.9%55.6%33.3%58.8%48.1%
Yards Per Play by QQ1Q2Q3Q4Game
Georgia Southern3.005.407.821.924.90
North Dakota State7.079.679.339.008.67
Success Rate by Down1st2nd3rd4thGame
Georgia Southern33.3%33.3%26.7%40.0%32.4%
North Dakota State45.8%44.4%60.0%-48.1%
Yards Per Play by Down1st2nd3rd4thGame
Georgia Southern5.
North Dakota State8.758.179.40-8.67
IsoPPPRushingPassingStd. DownsPass. DownsGame
Georgia Southern0.9731.0551.0530.8650.978
North Dakota State1.6141.6121.6451.5001.608
Avg Yards To Go By Down1st2nd3rd4th
Georgia Southern10.157.716.334.60
North Dakota State10.217.566.50-
Expected ScoresQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
Georgia Southern3.23
0 (-3.23)
7 (-5.55)
0 (-4.65)
0 (-1.89)
7 (-15.31)
North Dakota State8.44
7 (-1.44)
7 (-1.72)
6 (-1.43)
15 (-1.17)
35 (-5.75)
Total Yards by QQ1Q2Q3Q4Game
Georgia Southern4213513323333
North Dakota State9987112153451
Percentile PerformancesValueHist. Rank%ile Perf.
YPP Differential-3.78505 / 5233rd
Total Yards Per Play Gained4.90384 / 52326th
Total Yards Per Play Allowed8.67516 / 5231st
Rush Yards Per Play Gained3.88412 / 52321st
Rush Yards Per Play Allowed8.49520 / 5230th
Pass Yards Per Play Gained7.35255 / 52351st
Pass Yards Per Play Allowed9.13439 / 52316th
Rushing StatsRushesYardsYds/AttSuccess RtLY/AttOpp RtHlt/OppPower RtStuff Rt
Georgia Southern452094.6433.3%3.0135.6%4.59100.0%22.2%
Dominique Swope23964.1721.7%3.0026.1%4.50-13.0%
Jaybo Shaw12645.3341.7%2.6041.7%6.56-41.7%
Darreion Robinson5357.0060.0%4.6680.0%2.93100.0%20.0%
J.J. Wilcox3103.3333.3%2.6733.3%2.00-33.3%
Nico Hickey133.00100.0%3.000.0%-100.0%0.0%
Johnathan Bryant111.000.0%1.000.0%--0.0%
North Dakota State373148.4951.4%4.0251.4%8.7133.3%13.5%
Sam Ojuri161006.2537.5%3.5950.0%5.330.0%18.8%
D.J. McNorton13947.2346.2%3.6030.8%11.80100.0%7.7%
Brock Jensen69415.6783.3%5.0783.3%12.720.0%16.7%
Warren Holloway11717.00100.0%7.50100.0%9.50-0.0%
Cooper Wahlo199.00100.0%6.50100.0%2.50-0.0%
Passing StatsCompAttYardsComp %INTYds/AttYds/Comp
Georgia Southern122014760.0%07.3512.25
Standard Downs586262.5%07.7512.40
Passing Downs7128558.3%07.0812.14
Charlie Edwards121350.0%06.5013.00
Standard Downs0100.0%00.000.00
Passing Downs1113100.0%013.0013.00
Jaybo Shaw111813461.1%07.4412.18
Standard Downs576271.4%08.8612.40
Passing Downs6117254.5%06.5512.00
North Dakota State101513766.7%09.1313.70
Standard Downs566783.3%011.1713.40
Passing Downs597055.6%07.7814.00
Brock Jensen101513766.7%09.1313.70
Standard Downs566783.3%011.1713.40
Passing Downs597055.6%07.7814.00
Receiving StatsTargetsCatchesYardsCatch RtSuccess RtYds/CatchYds/Tgt
Georgia Southern201214760%35%12.37.4
Kentrellis Showers955656%33%11.26.2
J.J. Wilcox423550%0%17.58.8
Johnathan Bryant2228100%100%14.014.0
Zach Walker2225100%100%12.512.5
Nico Hickey21350%0%3.01.5
John Douglas1000%0%0.00.0
North Dakota State151013767%40%13.79.1
Warren Holloway756871%57%13.69.7
Matt Veldman312533%33%25.08.3
Ryan Smith2231100%50%15.515.5
D.J. McNorton119100%0%9.09.0
Cooper Wahlo114100%0%4.04.0
Garrett Bruhn1000%0%0.00.0
SituationScorePlayPre-Play Win ProbabilityPost-Play Win ProbabilityPlay Impact
1st Quarter (5:40)
1st and 10 at Own 20
0-0J. Shaw rush for loss of 3 yards to the GSU17, fumble by J. Shaw recovered by NDSU Willson,Chad at GSU17.50.9%37.0%-13.9%
2nd Quarter (4:24)
1st and 10 at Opp 23
0-7D. Swope rush for 23 yards to the NDSU0, 1ST DOWN GSU, TOUCHDOWN, clock 03:58.38.6%48.9%10.3%
2nd Quarter (7:36)
4th and 5 at Own 33
0-7C. Edwards pass complete to J. Bryant for 13 yards to the GSU46, 1ST DOWN GSU (Wahlo,Cooper).22.2%31.8%9.6%
1st Quarter (5:04)
2nd and 12 at Opp 19
0-0Jensen,Brock pass complete to Holloway,Warren for 19 yards to the GSU0, 1ST DOWN NDSU, TOUCHDOWN, clock 04:45.38.5%29.2%-9.3%
1st Quarter (14:00)
3rd and 11 at Own 24
0-0Jensen,Brock pass complete to Smith,Ryan for 27 yards to the GSU49, 1ST DOWN NDSU (D. Eubanks).52.3%43.1%-9.2%
3rd Quarter (6:29)
2nd and 6 at Own 45
7-14Jensen,Brock rush for 55 yards to the GSU0, 1ST DOWN NDSU, TOUCHDOWN, clock 05:53.14.1%5.5%-8.6%
3rd Quarter (12:46)
3rd and 11 at Own 48
7-14J. Shaw pass complete to K. Showers for 14 yards to the NDSU38, 1ST DOWN GSU (Pike,John).25.0%33.2%8.2%
2nd Quarter (2:06)
1st and 10 at Opp 17
7-7Holloway,Warren rush for 17 yards to the GSU0, 1ST DOWN NDSU, TOUCHDOWN, clock 01:38.32.6%24.6%-8.0%
1st Quarter (0:34)
4th and 2 at Opp 36
0-7N. Hickey rush for 3 yards to the NDSU33, 1ST DOWN GSU (Heagle,Colten).30.1%37.8%7.7%
1st Quarter (7:26)
1st and 10 at Opp 33
0-0Ojuri,Sam rush for 1 yard to the GSU32, out-of-bounds (D. Stanley).39.4%47.0%7.6%