Georgia Southern fails to get two in OT, falls to Wofford

STATESBORO, Ga. --- Georgia Southern failed to convert a two-point conversion in overtime, and Wofford escaped with a 38-37 victory over the Eagles on Saturday night.

Wofford scored first in overtime on a 1-yard keeper by Ben Widmyer and Patrick Mugan added the extra point to put the Terriers up 38-31.

Georgia Southern scored on a 25-yard reverse by Adam Urbano, but the Eagles went for two and didn't convert.

THE CITADEL 34, WESTERN CAROLINA 14

In Charleston, S.C., Bart Blanchard accounted for three touchdowns and Andre Roberts had 135 yards receiving and a score to lead The Citadel.

Blanchard, who completed 19 of 28 passes, connected with Roberts for a 27-yard touchdown in the first quarter and the quarterback ran for a 15-yard score in the second to give the Bulldogs (3-1) a 21-0 lead.

Roberts finished with 10 catches to set the school's career record for receptions with 139. The previous record was 133 by Victor Frazier from 1982-85.

The Citadel went ahead 31-0 in the third when Blanchard had a 9-yard rushing score. He threw for 265 yards and two interceptions for the Bulldogs and ran for 85 yards on 11 carries.

Asheton Jordan led The Citadel with 110 yards rushing on 18 carries.

Andy Horn, who threw for 115 yards, threw an 8-yard touchdown pass to Adams Hearns in the third for the Catamounts (2-3).

FURMAN 35, CHATTANOOGA 10

In Greenville, S.C., Jordan Sorrells threw three touchdown passes to lead Furman.

Sorrells completed 12 of 20 passes for 224 yards and no interceptions for the Paladins (3-1, 1-0). Chris Truss caught three passes for 158 yards and a touchdown.

Mike Brown put the Paladins on the board first with a 2-yard touchdown run at the 12:17 mark of the first quarter, and Masharn Austin recovered a blocked punt for a touchdown to give Furman a 14-0 lead at the start of the second quarter. Craig Camay hit a 33-yard field goal for the Moccasins (1-4, 0-1) to make it 14-3 at the half.

ELON 23, SAMFORD 17

In Elon, N.C., Andrew Wilcox kicked three field goals, including the only score in the final quarter with 4:59 left, to lift Elon.

Scott Riddle was 18 of 33 with two touchdowns and three interceptions for the Phoenix (4-1, 2-0).

Chris Evans had 23 carries for 121 yards and a touchdown for the Bulldogs (2-2, 0-1).

APPALACHIAN STATE 48, PRESBYTERIAN 14

In Boone, N.C., Devin Radford accounted for 276 yards and three touchdowns to lead Appalachian State.

Radford rushed for 179 yards and two touchdowns on 17 carries and had a 72-yard touchdown reception for the Mountaineers (2-2). Quarterback Armanti Edwards was 12 of 23 with 220 yards and a touchdown, and added 36 rushing yards on eight carries.


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