#9 Georgia SouthernGeorgia Southern
Eagles
(12-2)
40
#4 Northern IowaNorthern Iowa
Panthers
(11-2, 5-0)
33
NCAA I-AA Semifinals
December 14, 1985 - WJCL
UNI Dome - Cedar Falls, IA
Attendance: 12,300
 1234T
GS14371640
UNI14631033


 GSUNI
1st Downs2131
3rd Down Efficiency3rd Down Eff.2-7 (29%)8-15 (53%)
4th Down Efficiency4th Down Eff.0-01-1 (100%)
Total Yards505552
Total Plays5387
Yards per play9.56.3
Passing90315
Comp-Att2-6 (33%)21-37 (57%)
Yards per pass15.08.5
Rushing415237
Rush Attempts4750
Yards per rush8.84.7
Penalties2-288-57
Turnovers02
Fumbles lost00
Interceptions thrownINT02
Possession22:3037:30
Time Between Plays0:250:26


First QuarterGSUNI
TD10:45Gerald Harris 70 yard run (Tim Foley Kick)
3 plays 92 yards, 0:58 (30.7 yards per play)
70
TD7:09Carl Boyd 16 yard run (Mote Kick)
8 plays 80 yards, 3:36 (10.0 yards per play)
77
TD6:54Monty Sharpe 75 yard pass from Tracy Ham (Tim Foley Kick)
1 plays 75 yards, 0:15 (75.0 yards per play)
147
TD1:22Scott Francke 11 yard pass from Mike Smith (Mote Kick)
14 plays 80 yards, 5:32 (5.7 yards per play)
1414
Second QuarterGSUNI
FG13:02Tim Foley 35 yard field goal
9 plays 42 yards, 3:20 (4.7 yards per play)
1714
FG6:39Mote 40 yard field goal
16 plays 57 yards, 6:23 (3.6 yards per play)
1717
FG0:48Mote 22 yard field goal
9 plays 56 yards, 3:13 (6.2 yards per play)
1720
Third QuarterGSUNI
TD12:29Ricky Harris 32 yard run (Tim Foley Kick)
6 plays 68 yards, 2:31 (11.3 yards per play)
2420
FG4:07Mote 23 yard field goal
11 plays 81 yards, 4:36 (7.4 yards per play)
2423
Fourth QuarterGSUNI
FG14:52Mote 35 yard field goal
8 plays 53 yards, 2:30 (6.6 yards per play)
2426
TD13:10Gerald Harris 13 yard run (Run Conversion Failed)
5 plays 80 yards, 1:42 (16.0 yards per play)
3026
FG7:14Tim Foley 35 yard field goal
9 plays 43 yards, 4:17 (4.8 yards per play)
3326
TD2:44Carl Boyd 3 yard run (Mote Kick)
10 plays 80 yards, 4:30 (8.0 yards per play)
3333
TD0:34Tracy Ham 20 yard run (Tim Foley Kick)
5 plays 77 yards, 2:10 (15.4 yards per play)
4033
Final Score4033
Lead Changes4
Ties4
Largest Lead7
Largest Deficit3
Time Leading39:08
Time Trailing5:01