Gamecocks vs Panthers Final: 32-26 - Recap
Josh Barge inflicted damage on the Georgia State secondary, receiving 124 yards as Jacksonville State defeated the Panthers 32-26 at Georgia Dome.
Jacksonville State won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 10.5-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 53.5.
Max Shortell completed 13 of 27 pass attempts for 263 yards for the Gamecocks in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Ronnie Bell rushed for 57 yards for Georgia State, while Travis Evans added 45 yards. Ronnie Bell threw for 250 yards for the Panthers, while receivers Albert Wilson and Robert Davis had 158 and 36 yards respectively.
Jacksonville State lost the time of possession battle 33:55/26:05, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.