St. Francis (PA.) at Georgia Southern

Georgia Southern routs D-II St. Francis, 59-17


STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) William Banks rushed for three touchdowns and Jerrick McKinnon threw for two more as Georgia Southern routed Division II St. Francis, 59-17 Saturday night.

Banks had touchdown runs of 15, 45 and 2 yards while leading the Eagles deep rushing attack. Georgia Southern (2-0) gave the ball to 10 different backs and piled up 306 rushing yards. Banks had 11 carries for 72 yards, 63 on his scoring runs.

Torrance Hunt, who dashed 46 yards for the first score of the game, led the Georgia Southern ground attack with 83 yards on 6 carries.

McKinnon threw just 3 times for the Eagles, hitting Kentrellis Showers with a 35-yard touchdown pass in the second quarter and Montay Crockett with a 50-yard strike in the third. Kevin Ellison was 5 of 6 for 151 yards.

Kyle Harbridge carried 25 times for 132 yards to lead the Red Flash in their season opener.

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Scoring Summary
GASTorrance Hunt 46 yd run (failed 2pt rush)
GASWilliam Banks 15 yd run (Connor Tierney kick)
GASKentrellis Showers 35 yd pass from Jerick McKinnon (Connor Tierney kick)
STFRPAKhairi Dickson 1 yd run (Lance Geesey kick)
GASJohnathan Bryant 5 yd run (Connor Tierney kick)
GASWilliam Banks 46 yd run (Connor Tierney kick)
GASMontay Crockett 50 yd pass from Jerick McKinnon (Younghoe Koo kick)
GAS Team safety
GASAlex Hanks 29 yd FG
GASWilliam Banks 2 yd run (Connor Tierney kick)
STFRPALance Geesey 41 yd FG
GASYounghoe Koo 38 yd FG
GASAlex Hanks 31 yd FG
STFRPAKhairi Dickson 10 yd run (Lance Geesey kick)
Team Stats
First Downs2120
Third Down Efficiency9-184-8
Fourth Down Efficiency1-30-0
Plays-Net Yards73-32453-551
Passing Yds94245
Kick Return Yds11422
Punt Return Yds066
Time of Poss.38:5521:5
Individual Stats
STFRPA: Kyle Harbridge 25-132, Khairi Dickson 16-76, Max Ward 9-22, Capri Thompson 3-5, Anthony Abeid 1--5
GAS: Torrance Hunt 5-79, William Banks 11-72, Tray Butler 6-72, Chris Jordan 6-26, Jerick McKinnon 3-22, Brandon Thomas 2-12, Johnathan Bryant 2-10, DeVonte Lewis 1-9, Kevin Ellison 5-2, Vegas Harley 2-2
STFRPA: Capri Thompson 4-11-45-0, Max Ward 3-7-49-1, Zack Drayer 0-1-0-0
GAS: Kevin Ellison 5-6-151-0, Jerick McKinnon 3-3-94-0, Team 0-1-0-0
STFRPA: Dane Domonkos 4-54, Anthony Abeid 2-31, Terell Smith 1-9
GAS: BJ Johnson 2-57, Allen Lee 2-38, Torrance Hunt 1-56, Montay Crockett 1-50, Kentrellis Showers 1-35, Zach Walker 1-9

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