Georgia Southern 50, Furman 20
Five different players ran for touchdowns as the Georgia
Southern ground attack was on full display, leading the Eagles to a
50-20 rout of Furman on Saturday.
The Eagles (6-0, 5-0 Southern Conference) outgained the Paladins
(3-3, 2-2) on the ground 361-115, led by Johnathan Bryant with 95
yards and a TD.
Eagles quarterback Jaybo Shaw led the team with two touchdowns
on just one net rushing yard, but was 6 of 9 for 171 yards
J.J. Wilcox’s 5-yard rush and Shaw’s first TD had the Eagles at
a 16-13 advantage in the second quarter, but Georgia Southern
exploded for 27 straight points from that juncture. The spree
included Bryant’s 14-yard run, Shaw’s second score from a yard out
and Robert Brown’s 2-yarder.
Ezayi Youyoute’s 36-yard run sealed the scoring and the win for
Chris Forcier had 217 passing with one touchdown and an
interception for Furman.