#2 Georgia SouthernGeorgia Southern
Eagles
(8-0)
52
SamfordSamford
Bulldogs
(4-4)
7
2:30 PM, October 28, 1989
Seibert Stadium - Birmingham, AL
Attendance: 6,042
 1234T
GS217101452
SAM70007


 GSSAM
1st Downs1910
3rd Down Efficiency3rd Down Eff.9-15 (60%)1-13 (8%)
4th Down Efficiency4th Down Eff.0-01-1 (100%)
Total Yards451133
Total Plays6659
Yards per play6.82.3
Passing52128
Comp-Att5-12 (42%)12-22 (55%)
Yards per pass4.35.8
Rushing3995
Rush Attempts5437
Yards per rush7.40.1
Penalties4-184-35
Turnovers32
Fumbles lost21
Interceptions thrownINT11
Possession27:2532:35
Time Between Plays0:250:33


First QuarterGSSAM
TD7:14Ernest Thompson 2 yard run (Mike Dowis Kick)
5 plays 75 yards, 2:04 (15.0 yards per play)
70
TD7:01David Primus 99 yard kickoff return (Michael O'Neal Kick) 77
TD5:37Joe Ross 8 yard run (Mike Dowis Kick)
4 plays 80 yards, 1:24 (20.0 yards per play)
147
TD3:42Joe Ross 16 yard run (Mike Dowis Kick)
5 plays 40 yards, 1:55 (8.0 yards per play)
217
Second QuarterGSSAM
TD10:14Darryl Hopkins 6 yard run (Mike Dowis Kick)
10 plays 55 yards, 3:57 (5.5 yards per play)
287
Third QuarterGSSAM
FG9:26David Cool 46 yard field goal
10 plays 65 yards, 3:38 (6.5 yards per play)
317
TD5:51Lester Efford 7 yard run (Mike Dowis Kick)
3 plays 15 yards, 1:14 (5.0 yards per play)
387
Fourth QuarterGSSAM
TD12:53Albert Huntley 11 yard run (Mike Dowis Kick)
5 plays 23 yards, 2:51 (4.6 yards per play)
457
TD4:57Albert Huntley 28 yard run (Mike Dowis Kick)
2 plays 38 yards, 0:58 (19.0 yards per play)
527
Final Score527
Lead Changes0
Ties1
Largest Lead45
Largest Deficit-
Time Leading50:50
Time Trailing-