#9 Stephen F. AustinStephen F. Austin
Lumberjacks
(10-3, 5-1)
6
#2 Georgia SouthernGeorgia Southern
Eagles
(11-2)
27
NCAA I-AA Quarterfinals
December 3, 1988
Paulson Stadium - Statesboro, GA
Attendance: 12,289
 1234T
SFA33006
GS03141027


 SFAGS
1st Downs1617
3rd Down Efficiency3rd Down Eff.4-14 (29%)8-17 (47%)
4th Down Efficiency4th Down Eff.0-2 (0%)0-2 (0%)
Total Yards282417
Total Plays7070
Yards per play4.06.0
Passing124136
Comp-Att13-34 (38%)6-14 (43%)
Yards per pass3.69.7
Rushing158281
Rush Attempts3656
Yards per rush4.45.0
Penalties6-655-44
Turnovers30
Fumbles lost10
Interceptions thrownINT20
Possession27:0033:00
Time Between Plays0:230:28


First QuarterSFAGS
FG5:12Chuck Rawlinson 46 yard field goal
8 plays 32 yards, 3:25 (4.0 yards per play)
30
Second QuarterSFAGS
FG12:58Chuck Rawlinson 20 yard field goal
6 plays 59 yards, 2:14 (9.8 yards per play)
60
FG5:48Mike Dowis 24 yard field goal
4 plays 8 yards, 2:03 (2.0 yards per play)
63
Third QuarterSFAGS
TD10:48Ernest Thompson 1 yard run (Mike Dowis Kick)
2 plays 1 yards, 0:34 (0.5 yards per play)
610
TD4:10Frank Johnson 3 yard run (Mike Dowis Kick)
7 plays 80 yards, 3:42 (11.4 yards per play)
617
Fourth QuarterSFAGS
FG9:06Mike Dowis 41 yard field goal
9 plays 54 yards, 3:00 (6.0 yards per play)
620
TD2:56Tony Belser 52 yard pass from Raymond Gross (Mike Dowis Kick)
1 plays 52 yards, 0:09 (52.0 yards per play)
627
Final Score627
Lead Changes1
Ties0
Largest Lead21
Largest Deficit6
Time Leading25:48
Time Trailing24:24