Football Travels to Chattanooga Saturday
Following their season-opener at
Every Georgia Southern Football game can be heard on the 19 station Georgia Southern Radio Network (Eagle 102.9 FM the flagship station) and on the internet at www.GeorgiaSouthernEagles.com. Chris Blair (play-by-play), Terry Harvin (color analyst) and Ryan Chambers (sidelines) will call the action. Fans at Finley Stadium can listen to the
The game will be video streamed live by Chattanooga Athletics and Eagle Vision subscribers can also watch the game live.
The Eagles, who erased a 17-point deficit during the final 20 minutes of the game against 11th-ranked Wofford, eventually lost 38-37 in overtime to the Terriers.
Senior Quentin Taylor (
Carson Hill (Milledgeville/Baldwin County) is second in the league and tied for 18th nationally averaging 1.8 pass breakups per game. Chris Rogers (Athens/Athens Academy) has forced a league-leading three fumbles.
The defense is tied for seventh nationally recovering seven fumbles and tied for 49th with nine turnovers gained. Offensively, the Eagles are one of six SoCon teams ranked among the top 38 nationally in scoring offense at 29.2 points per game.
Quarterbacks Antonio Henton (Fort Valley/Peach County) and Lee Chapple (Norcross/Greater Atlanta Christian) both rank among the league’s passing leaders.
Henton is fifth averaging 151 passing yards per game, second with 13.2 points responsible for per game (31st nationally) and fourth in total offense with 203 yards p/g.
Chapple came off the bench versus Wofford and threw for a season-high 202 yards and two touchdowns against Wofford. He is has completed 58 percent of his passes this season, and ranks 10th with 80 passing yards per game.
Raja Andrews (Swainsboro/Swainsboro) continues to close in on the
The explosive duo of Samair Baker (
Redshirt-freshman punter Charlie Edwards (Tifton/Tift County) is averaging a SoCon-best 42.2 yards per punt this year, which also puts him 18th nationally. He has landed six of his 23 punts inside the 20-yard line and kicked five for 50-plus yards.
Quarterbacks Tony Pastore (26-of-51, 454 yards) and Jare Gault (29-of-61, 244 yards) will likely split time under center. Pastore has thrown four touchdowns and four interceptions while Gault has one interception and one rushing TD.
Clint Woods leads the receivers with 22 receptions for 294 yards and a TD. Tony Swafford has recorded a team-leading 31 tackles. Joseph Thornton recorded 27 tackles with three pass breakups and Jarvis Newson has 26 stops, including a team-high 5.5 tackles for a loss.
- Category: Football
- Published on Wednesday, 01 October 2008 00:01