#4 Georgia SouthernGeorgia Southern
Eagles
(13-2)
48
#2 Arkansas StateArkansas State
Red Wolves
(12-2-1, 5-0)
21
NCAA I-AA Championship
8:00 PM, December 19, 1986 -
Tacoma Dome - Tacoma, WA
Attendance: 4,419
 1234T
GS101615748
stAte708621


 GSstAte
1st Downs2821
3rd Down Efficiency3rd Down Eff.7-15 (47%)3-12 (25%)
4th Down Efficiency4th Down Eff.0-1 (0%)0-2 (0%)
Total Yards603424
Total Plays8069
Yards per play7.56.1
Passing30681
Comp-Att12-22 (55%)8-18 (44%)
Yards per pass13.94.5
Rushing297343
Rush Attempts5851
Yards per rush5.16.7
Penalties11-655-35
Turnovers03
Fumbles lost02
Interceptions thrownINT01
Possession35:4324:17
Time Between Plays0:270:21


First QuarterGSstAte
FG11:03Tim Foley 20 yard field goal
7 plays 31 yards, 3:43 (4.4 yards per play)
30
TD6:08Gerald Harris 1 yard run (Tim Foley Kick)
9 plays 62 yards, 4:04 (6.9 yards per play)
100
TD3:08Boris Whiteside 15 yard run (Roper Kick)
8 plays 97 yards, 3:00 (12.1 yards per play)
107
Second QuarterGSstAte
FG13:21Tim Foley 30 yard field goal
10 plays 64 yards, 4:40 (6.4 yards per play)
137
FG6:53Tim Foley 25 yard field goal
9 plays 69 yards, 4:28 (7.7 yards per play)
167
TD1:33Tracy Ham 25 yard run (Tim Foley Kick)
9 plays 95 yards, 3:37 (10.6 yards per play)
237
FG0:06Tim Foley 36 yard field goal
5 plays 32 yards, 0:39 (6.4 yards per play)
267
Third QuarterGSstAte
TD12:11Tracy Ham 31 yard run (Tim Foley Kick)
6 plays 77 yards, 2:49 (12.8 yards per play)
347
SF8:55Ball snapped through end zone 349
TD8:17Tracy Ham 11 yard run (Tim Foley Kick)
2 plays 50 yards, 0:14 (25.0 yards per play)
419
TD5:36Boris Whiteside 15 yard run (Pass Conversion Failed)
6 plays 76 yards, 2:41 (12.7 yards per play)
4115
Fourth QuarterGSstAte
TD10:52Ricky Harris 79 yard pass from Tracy Ham (Tim Foley Kick)
2 plays 73 yards, 0:49 (36.5 yards per play)
4815
TD5:15Cazzy Francis 44 yard run (Pass Conversion Failed)
3 plays 67 yards, 0:43 (22.3 yards per play)
4821
Final Score4821
Lead Changes0
Ties0
Largest Lead33
Largest Deficit-
Time Leading56:03
Time Trailing-