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#2 Georgia SouthernGeorgia Southern
Eagles
(5-0)
35
1:00 PM, October 7, 1989
Paulson Stadium - Statesboro, GA
Attendance: 20,507
 1234T
SSU770014
GS14714035


 SSUGS
1st Downs1322
3rd Down Efficiency3rd Down Eff.5-17 (29%)5-11 (45%)
4th Down Efficiency4th Down Eff.1-2 (50%)0-0
Total Yards376467
Total Plays6767
Yards per play5.67.0
Passing261102
Comp-Att16-33 (48%)5-10 (50%)
Yards per pass7.910.2
Rushing115365
Rush Attempts3457
Yards per rush3.46.4
Penalties13-962-21
Turnovers23
Fumbles lost13
Interceptions thrownINT10
Possession30:4829:12
Time Between Plays0:280:26


First QuarterSSUGS
TD13:57Ernest Thompson 41 yard run (Mike Dowis Kick)
3 plays 69 yards, 1:03 (23.0 yards per play)
07
TD8:06Edwin Ford 2 yard run (Randy Pitts Kick)
12 plays 74 yards, 5:51 (6.2 yards per play)
77
TD1:38Ernest Thompson 1 yard run (Mike Dowis Kick)
6 plays 64 yards, 2:47 (10.7 yards per play)
714
Second QuarterSSUGS
TD11:43Shannon Sharpe 91 yard pass from Richard Basil (Randy Pitts Kick)
2 plays 85 yards, 0:34 (42.5 yards per play)
1414
TD1:08Ernest Thompson 1 yard run (Mike Dowis Kick)
9 plays 80 yards, 3:50 (8.9 yards per play)
1421
Third QuarterSSUGS
TD10:14Raymond Gross 3 yard run (Mike Dowis Kick)
4 plays 54 yards, 1:22 (13.5 yards per play)
1428
TD8:28Darryl Hopkins 18 yard pass from Raymond Gross (Mike Dowis Kick)
3 plays 53 yards, 0:48 (17.7 yards per play)
1435
Final Score1435
Lead Changes0
Ties2
Largest Lead21
Largest Deficit-
Time Leading41:54
Time Trailing-