#4 FurmanFurman
Paladins
(13-2, 6-1)
17
#2 Georgia SouthernGeorgia Southern
Eagles
(12-3)
12
NCAA I-AA Championship
December 17, 1988 -
Holt Arena - Pocatello, Idaho
Attendance: 9,714
 1234T
FU737017
GS303612


 FUGS
1st Downs1714
3rd Down Efficiency3rd Down Eff.3-13 (23%)3-16 (19%)
4th Down Efficiency4th Down Eff.0-1 (0%)2-3 (67%)
Total Yards355198
Total Plays6569
Yards per play5.52.9
Passing12464
Comp-Att7-11 (64%)5-17 (29%)
Yards per pass11.33.8
Rushing231134
Rush Attempts5452
Yards per rush4.32.6
Penalties5-343-27
Turnovers23
Fumbles lost11
Interceptions thrownINT12
Possession33:0926:51
Time Between Plays0:310:23


First QuarterFUGS
FG7:13David Cool 55 yard field goal
9 plays 36 yards, 4:10 (4.0 yards per play)
03
TD0:54Greg Key 19 yard pass from Frankie DeBusk (Glen Connally Kick)
13 plays 88 yards, 6:19 (6.8 yards per play)
73
Second QuarterFUGS
FG1:06Glen Connally 36 yard field goal
8 plays 50 yards, 3:06 (6.3 yards per play)
103
Third QuarterFUGS
FG5:07David Cool 48 yard field goal
15 plays 29 yards, 5:34 (1.9 yards per play)
106
TD0:38Dwight Sterling 5 yard run (Glen Connally Kick)
9 plays 80 yards, 4:29 (8.9 yards per play)
176
Fourth QuarterFUGS
TD12:24Mark Giles 30 yard blocked punt return (Pass Conversion Failed) 1712
Final Score1712
Lead Changes1
Ties0
Largest Lead3
Largest Deficit11
Time Leading6:19
Time Trailing45:54