#14 The CitadelThe Citadel
Bulldogs
(8-4, 5-2)
20
#2 Georgia SouthernGeorgia Southern
Eagles
(10-2)
38
NCAA I-AA 1st Round
12:30 PM, November 26, 1988
Paulson Stadium - Statesboro, GA
Attendance: 11,011
 1234T
CIT1073020
GS77141038


 CITGS
1st Downs1416
3rd Down Efficiency3rd Down Eff.4-14 (29%)5-13 (38%)
4th Down Efficiency4th Down Eff.0-1 (0%)2-2 (100%)
Total Yards286487
Total Plays6362
Yards per play4.57.9
Passing62114
Comp-Att4-15 (27%)3-6 (50%)
Yards per pass4.119.0
Rushing224373
Rush Attempts4856
Yards per rush4.76.7
Penalties6-503-25
Turnovers01
Fumbles lost00
Interceptions thrownINT01
Possession29:0530:55
Time Between Plays0:280:30


First QuarterCITGS
FG10:04Burriss 41 yard field goal
8 plays 25 yards, 4:56 (3.1 yards per play)
30
TD4:46Brown 10 yard run (Burriss Kick)
8 plays 30 yards, 3:09 (3.8 yards per play)
100
TD3:52Joe Ross 75 yard run (Mike Dowis Kick)
2 plays 78 yards, 0:54 (39.0 yards per play)
107
Second QuarterCITGS
TD11:34Ernest Thompson 3 yard run (Mike Dowis Kick)
10 plays 79 yards, 5:01 (7.9 yards per play)
1014
TD0:50Brown 5 yard run (Burriss Kick)
12 plays 84 yards, 5:14 (7.0 yards per play)
1714
Third QuarterCITGS
TD7:31Frank Johnson 28 yard run (Mike Dowis Kick)
5 plays 60 yards, 2:25 (12.0 yards per play)
1721
FG4:21Burriss 23 yard field goal
7 plays 59 yards, 3:10 (8.4 yards per play)
2021
TD0:53Alonzo McGee 1 yard run (Mike Dowis Kick)
8 plays 78 yards, 3:28 (9.8 yards per play)
2028
Fourth QuarterCITGS
FG11:19Mike Dowis 31 yard field goal
7 plays 65 yards, 3:28 (9.3 yards per play)
2031
TD1:01Karl Miller 1 yard run (Mike Dowis Kick)
7 plays 31 yards, 2:39 (4.4 yards per play)
2038
Final Score2038
Lead Changes3
Ties0
Largest Lead18
Largest Deficit10
Time Leading33:15
Time Trailing21:49