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NCAA Game Summary - South Alabama at Georgia State



(Saturday, November 30)

Final Score: South Alabama 38, Georgia State 17

Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - Jay Jones rushed for two touchdowns as the South Alabama Jaguars easily beat the Georgia State Panthers, 38-17, in a Sun Belt Conference matchup at the Georgia Dome.

The Jaguars' (5-6, 3-3 Sun Belt) quarterback Ross Metheny had 280 passing yards and a touchdown on 19-of-28 passing. Jones had 102 yards on 17 carries in addition to his two scores. Shavarez Smith caught 10 passes for 194 yards and a touchdown.

Ronnie Bell threw for 321 yards and an interception on 17-of-34 passing for the Panthers (0-12, 0-7). Robert Davis and Albert Wilson combined for 10 catches and 211 yards.

South Alabama scored first after Jones had a five-yard touchdown rush with 7:42 left in the first quarter. Jones scored again on a 17-yard touchdown run to put the Jaguars up 14-0.

The Panthers answered back with a 33-yard field goal from Wil Lutz.

Metheny had a one-yard touchdown run for South Alabama to make the score 21-3. With 34 seconds before the half Aleem Sunanon connected on a 42-yard field goal for the Jaguars.

The Jaguars scored first in the third quarter as Metheny completed a 37-yard touchdown pass to Smith.

The Panthers countered with a one-yard Bell touchdown rush to make the score 31-10.

Kendall Houston scored on a one-yard touchdown rush for South Alabama with 1:09 left in the third.

Sean Jeppesen ran the ball in from one-yard away to make the score 38-17 with just three minutes remaining. but it was not nearly enough for the Panthers.

11/30 18:46:43 ET

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CHR 1
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TAM 0
MIL 5
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NYM 11
PHI 2
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CIN 4
ARI 5
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MIA 3
WAS 4
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HOU 8
OAK 1
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SFG 7
PIT 5
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BAL 4
ANA 3
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CLE 2
SEA 0
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DET 7
CWS 2
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BOS 1
TOR 6
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CHC 4
COL 6
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MIN 2
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