NCAAF Game Recap - Georgia Southern at Troy
Sat Nov 9, 2019 3:30 PM EST

LSU
46
Ala
41
F
MD
14
OHSt
73
F
Clem
55
NCSt
10
F
PSU
26
Minn
31
F
Mizzu
0
UGA
27
F
IASt
41
Okla
42
F
Vand
0
Fla
56
F
Bayl
29
TCU
23
F(2OT)
ND
38
Duke
7
F
Iowa
22
Wisc
24
F
UConn
3
Cin
48
F
K St
24
Tex
27
F
Wyo
17
Boise
20
F OT
Wake
17
VaTec
36
F
ECU
51
SMU
59
F
Nev
17
SDSU
13
F
Kent
33
Toled
35
F
Ball
31
WestMI
35
F
MiaOH
24
Ohio
21
F
ULLaf
48
CoCar
7
F
Temp
17
SoFL
7
F
UCF
31
Tuls
34
F
Wash
19
OreSt
7
F
Purd
24
NW
22
F
W Ky
45
Ark
19
F
TxTch
38
WVU
17
F
FlaSt
38
BC
31
F
UMass
7
Army
63
F
GATec
28
UVA
33
F
UTSA
24
OD
23
F
SoAl
28
TxSt
30
F
Char
28
UTEP
21
F
Stan
13
Colo
16
F
GaSo
28
Troy
49
F
USC
31
AzSt
26
F
UAB
2
SMiss
37
F
Ill
37
MSU
34
F
Lou
27
MiaFL
52
F
NMSt
3
Miss
41
F
NorTx
17
LaTec
52
F
GASt
31
ULMon
45
F
FLInt
7
FlAtl
37
F
UtSt
37
Fres
35
F
WaSt
20
Cal
33
F
App
20
SCar
15
F
Lib
24
BYU
31
F
Tenn
17
KY
13
F
SJSU
40
Hawaii
42
F

Nov 9, 2019, 3:30 PM EST

Final

1

2

3

4

T

Georgia Southern (5-4)

0

14

0

14

28

Troy (4-5)

14

13

0

22

49

Barker, Billingsley boost Troy over Georgia Southern
Sat Nov 9, 2019 7:50 PM

TROY, Ala. (AP) Kaleb Barker threw for 330 yards and three touchdowns, DK Billingsley rushed for 163 yards and two more scores, and Troy defeated Georgia Southern 49-28 on Saturday.

Troy (4-5, 2-3 Sun Belt) scored the game's first 14 points and went on to lead 27-14 at halftime. Georgia Southern (5-4, 3-2) closed to within 27-21 on the first play of the fourth quarter when Shai Werts hit Darion Anderson on a 26-yard touchdown pass.

The Trojans responded by scoring touchdowns on their next three possessions. The first came at the end of a 13-play, 75-yard drive when Barker hit Reggie Todd with a 7-yard touchdown pass. Billingsley broke loose for a 70-yard TD run on the first play of the next possession and Trevon Woolfork finished a short drive with a 12-yard run for the third score.

Werts completed 8 of 16 passes for 181 yards and three touchdowns for the Eagles, who had been one of three East Division teams with one conference loss.

The Trojans had 330 yards passing and 273 yards on the ground for a total of 603. Georgia Southern was held to 333 total yards.

Passing

GaSo Att Cmp % TD-Pa Yds-Pa LgPa Int Rat
S. Werts 16 8 50.0 3 181 33 0 130.5
Troy Att Cmp % TD-Pa Yds-Pa LgPa Int Rat
K. Geiger 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 39.6
K. Barker 41 27 65.9 3 330 54 1 104.7

Rushing

GaSo Att Yds-Ru Avg LgRu TD-Ru
W. Kennedy III 10 75 7.5 41 1
J. King 15 41 2.7 9 0
Troy Att Yds-Ru Avg LgRu TD-Ru
D. Billingsley 14 163 11.6 70 2
J. Daughtry-Frye 6 37 6.2 17 0

Receiving

GaSo Rec Yds-Rc Avg LgRc TD-Rc
M. Murray 3 95 31.7 33 2
C. Ransom 2 48 24.0 25 0
Troy Rec Yds-Rc Avg LgRc TD-Rc
K. Geiger 7 110 15.7 54 0
R. Todd 3 58 19.3 27 1

Fumbles

GaSo F FL
S. Werts 2 0

Returning

GaSo KR Avg KRTD LgKR PR Avg TD LgPR
W. Kennedy III 2 22.0 0 29 0 - 0 0
D. Carter Jr. 1 6.0 0 6 0 - 0 0
Troy KR Avg KRTD LgKR PR Avg TD LgPR
L. Whittemore 0 - 0 0 2 -1.0 0 0
K. McClain 1 0.0 0 0 0 - 0 0

Punting

GaSo Punt Yds Avg LgPu
A. Beck II 5 201 40.2 48
Troy Punt Yds Avg LgPu
T. Sumpter 1 36 36.0 36

Takeaways

GaSo Int Yds InTD
J. Liptrot 1 0 0

Team Stats Comparison

GaSo Troy
Points For 28 49
Total Yards 333 603
Rushing Yards 152 273
Passing Yards 181 330
Passing Completions / Attempts 8/16 27/42
Turnovers 0 2
Interceptions Thrown 0 1
Fumbles - Lost 2/0 1/1
First Downs 16 27
Penalties - Yards 4/45 6/64
Time Of Possession 3:03 57:57
Third Down Conversions/Attempts 6/16 7/13
Fourth Down Conversions/Attempts 2/4 2/3
Punts - Average Yards 5/40 1/36

Scoring Summary

1st Quarter GaSo Troy
Troy 2:06 TD Bret Clark 13 yd pass from Kaleb Barker (Tyler Sumpter kick) 0 7
Troy 11:07 TD DK Billingsley 18 yd run (Tyler Sumpter kick) 0 14
2nd Quarter GaSo Troy
GaSo 2:50 TD Wesley Kennedy III 41 yd run (Tyler Bass kick) 7 14
Troy 5:38 TD Tray Eafford 15 yd pass from Kaleb Barker (Tyler Sumpter kick) 7 21
GaSo 8:22 TD Malik Murray 33 yd pass from Shai Werts (Tyler Bass kick) 14 21
Troy 12:16 FG Tyler Sumpter 24 yd FG 14 24
Troy 15:00 FG Tyler Sumpter 23 yd FG 14 27
3rd Quarter GaSo Troy
No scores this quarter
4th Quarter GaSo Troy
GaSo 0:06 TD Darion Anderson 26 yd pass from Shai Werts (Tyler Bass kick) 21 27
Troy 5:23 TD Reggie Todd 7 yd pass from Kaleb Barker (Kaleb Barker 2pt pass from Kaylon Geiger) 21 35
Troy 9:29 TD DK Billingsley 70 yd run (Tyler Sumpter kick) 21 42
Troy 11:10 TD Trevon Woolfolk 12 yd run (Tyler Sumpter kick) 21 49
GaSo 12:23 TD Malik Murray 32 yd pass from Shai Werts (Tyler Bass kick) 28 49

Game Information

Stadium: Larry Blakeney Field at Veterans Memorial Stadium, Troy, Alabama
Attendance: 22,108
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