#12 Nicholls StateNicholls State
Colonels
(10-3, 2-2)
31
#4 Georgia SouthernGeorgia Southern
Eagles
(11-2)
55
NCAA I-AA Quarterfinals
December 6, 1986
Paulson Stadium - Statesboro, GA
Attendance: 9,121
 1234T
NICH01071431
GS2110101455


 NICHGS
1st Downs3024
3rd Down Efficiency3rd Down Eff.??
4th Down Efficiency4th Down Eff.??
Total Yards548484
Total Plays8771
Yards per play6.36.8
Passing481167
Comp-Att29-51 (57%)11-19 (58%)
Yards per pass9.48.8
Rushing67317
Rush Attempts3652
Yards per rush1.96.1
Penalties9-7314-104
Turnovers70
Fumbles lost20
Interceptions thrownINT50
Possession28:2131:39
Time Between Plays0:200:27


First QuarterNICHGS
TD11:26Tracy Ham 55 yard run (Tim Foley Kick)
4 plays 64 yards, 0:00 (16.0 yards per play)
07
TD8:58Gerald Harris 1 yard run (Tim Foley Kick)
6 plays 34 yards, 0:00 (5.7 yards per play)
014
TD5:08Gerald Harris 4 yard run (Tim Foley Kick)
10 plays 46 yards, 0:00 (4.6 yards per play)
021
Second QuarterNICHGS
TD14:20Tony Belser 11 yard pass from Tracy Ham (Tim Foley Kick)
7 plays 67 yards, 0:00 (9.6 yards per play)
028
TD12:02Brian Stropolo 10 yard run (Jose Bran Kick)
6 plays 74 yards, 0:00 (12.3 yards per play)
728
FG7:45Tim Foley 24 yard field goal
8 plays 26 yards, 0:00 (3.3 yards per play)
731
FG0:00Jim Windham 42 yard field goal
7 plays 21 yards, 0:00 (3.0 yards per play)
1031
Third QuarterNICHGS
TD9:20Mark Carrier 17 yard pass from Doug Hudson (Jose Bran Kick)
9 plays 81 yards, 0:00 (9.0 yards per play)
1731
TD7:14Tracy Ham 2 yard run (Tim Foley Kick)
6 plays 74 yards, 0:00 (12.3 yards per play)
1738
FG4:11Tim Foley 21 yard field goal
5 plays 20 yards, 0:00 (4.0 yards per play)
1741
Fourth QuarterNICHGS
TD14:35Doug Hudson 1 yard run (Pass Conversion Failed)
12 plays 72 yards, 0:00 (6.0 yards per play)
2341
TD8:28Gerald Harris 2 yard run (Tim Foley Kick)
5 plays 41 yards, 0:00 (8.2 yards per play)
2348
TD4:41Mark Carrier 32 yard pass from Bobby McDonald (Mark Carrier pass from Bobby McDonald)
10 plays 87 yards, 0:00 (8.7 yards per play)
3148
TD1:44Ricky Harris 22 yard run (Tim Foley Kick)
8 plays 70 yards, 0:00 (8.8 yards per play)
3155
Final Score3155
Lead Changes0
Ties0
Largest Lead28
Largest Deficit-
Time Leading56:26
Time Trailing-