Thursday Night SBC Scores

August 31, 2012 · By · Filed Under Football, Sun Belt Conference 

McNeese State – 27
@ MTSU             – 21

McNeese opened up a 24-6 lead through the first three quarters that MTSU just could not overcome. Though they did score 15 in the fourth quarter as they attempted a comeback.

MTSU gave up 298 yards rushing and 450 total yards while only gaining 103 yards rushing and 343 yards total. McNeese also led the time of possession stat 36:05 to 23:55. McNeese actually had 51 rushing attempts in the game.

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South Carolina State – 33
@ Georgia State         –   6

Georgia State only managed 96 yards in the first half against SC State on Thursday night in the Georgia Dome while SC State racked up 247 yards. SC State gained 488 total yards, 300 yards through the air alone on 19-29 passing. Georgia State gained 229 total yards only 99 rushing. Actually, Georgia State had more yards punting than of total offense.

Georgia State has gone with a hurry-up offense that was negated by an offensive line that allowed six sacks. Also the new 4-2-5 defense allowed 488 total yards starting with a 72 yard touchdown pass when the defender fell down.

GSU’s defense was on the field for 78 plays while the offense could not give them a rest going 2-of-13 on 3rd down conversions.


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