Furman at Georgia Southern

Furman rallies past Georgia Southern 16-14


STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) Ray Early kicked a field goal early in the fourth quarter for the final score of the game and a 16-14 Furman come-from-behind victory against Georgia Southern Saturday.

The Paladins (4-5, 3-2 Southern) had traded the lead with Georgia Southern, ending the third quarter trailing 14-13. Early's 18-yard field goal in the first minute of the fourth capped an 8-minute, 17-play drive for 74 yards down the field.

Tanner Skogen threw the first touchdown of the game with a 75-yard pass to Andrej Suttles for his first TD catch of his career. Early's extra point was blocked.

The Eagles (4-4, 2-4) responded shortly after with a 1-yard run by Nardo Govan for a TD, taking a 7-6 lead. By halftime, Furman was back in the lead 13-7 after Reese Hannon completed a 54-yard pass for a TD to Ryan Culbreath. Hannon finished with a game-high 150 yards passing.

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Scoring Summary
FURAndrej Suttles 75 yd pass from Tanner Skogen (blocked XP)
GASNardo Govan 1 yd run (Younghoe Koo kick)
FURRyan Culbreath 54 yd pass from Reese Hannon (Ray Early kick)
GASIrving Huggins 2 yd run (Younghoe Koo kick)
FURRay Early 18 yd FG
Team Stats
First Downs1819
Third Down Efficiency6-1210-15
Fourth Down Efficiency0-02-2
Plays-Net Yards55-35464-352
Passing Yds22569
Kick Return Yds00
Punt Return Yds059
Time of Poss.27:3632:24
Individual Stats
FUR: Hank McCloud 17-102, Richard Hayes 4-33, Marcus Anderson 7-14, Tanner Skogen 3-2, Team 3--9, Reese Hannon 2--13
GAS: Irving Huggins 14-69, Nardo Govan 12-64, Kevin Ellison 8-57, Jerick McKinnon 9-46, William Banks 4-23, Devin Scott 1-10, Tray Butler 4-8, Cam Lewis 3-5, Johnathan Bryant 3-1
FUR: Reese Hannon 12-18-150-0, Tanner Skogen 1-1-75-0
GAS: Kevin Ellison 1-4-11-1, Jerick McKinnon 1-1-32-0, Luke Cherry 1-1-26-0
FUR: Andrej Suttles 6-115, Ryan Culbreath 2-58, Jordan Snellings 2-25, David Dingess 1-14, Chad Scott 1-10, Cameron Mason 1-3
GAS: Johnathan Bryant 1-32, Deion Stanley 1-26, Zach Walker 1-11

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