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Georgia Southern Eagles (9-3)


Sat. 11/8 Sat. 11/15 Sat. 11/29
@ TxSt
W 28-25
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@ Navy
L 19-52
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vs. UL-Mon
W 22-16
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NCAA says Georgia Southern can't play in a bowl

STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) Georgia Southern's appeal for bowl eligibility has been denied by the NCAA, ending the Eagles' season.

Georgia Southern won the Sun Belt Conference championship with a perfect 8-0 record in league games. Because it was in its inaugural season in the FBS, Georgia Southern (9-3) was not eligible for a bowl bid. The school asked for a waiver on the rule.

Athletic director Tom Kleinlein says it was important the school take its argument "to the highest level." Kleinlein says Georgia Southern's accomplishment this season was "nothing short of extraordinary."

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Leaders
Passing Yards: K. Ellison1001
Passing TDs: K. Ellison5
Rushing Yards: M. Breida1485
Rushing TDs: M. Breida17
Receiving Yards: K. Showers341
Receiving TDs: B. Johnson3
Interceptions: M. Dobson3
Schedule 2014
Date Opponent Result / Time
8/30 at North Carolina State L 23 - 24
9/6 vs. Savannah State W 83 - 9
9/13 at Georgia Tech L 38 - 42
9/20 at South Alabama W 28 - 6
9/25 vs. Appalachian State W 34 - 14
10/4 at New Mexico State W 36 - 28
10/11 vs. Idaho W 47 - 24
10/25 at Georgia State W 69 - 31
10/30 vs. Troy W 42 - 10
11/8 at Texas State W 28 - 25
11/15 at Navy L 19 - 52
11/29 vs. Louisiana-Monroe W 22 - 16
Sun Belt
  Conference Overall
Georgia Southern 8-0 9-3
Louisiana-Lafayette 7-1 8-4
Appalachian State 6-2 7-5
Arkansas State 5-3 7-5
Texas State 5-3 7-5
South Alabama 5-3 6-6
Louisiana-Monroe 3-5 4-8
Troy 3-5 3-9
Idaho 1-7 1-10
New Mexico State 1-7 2-10
Georgia State 0-8 1-11
Offense (FBS Rank)
Yards: 5859 (20)
Passing Yards: 1286 (114)
Rushing Yards: 4573 (1)
Points per game: 39.1 (10)
Yards per game: 488.3 (17)
Touchdowns: 62 (10)
Field Goals: 10 (95)
Defense (FBS Rank)
Yards: 4657 (49)
Passing Yards: 2813 (64)
Rushing Yards: 1844 (45)
Points per game: 23.4 (32)
Yards per game: 388.1 (52)
Touchdowns: 37 (59)
Field Goals: 8 (9)
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