Georgia Southern remained at No. 10 in the Sports Network football poll this week after Saturday’s 59-17 win over St. Francis in Statesboro, according to gseagles.com.
The Eagles (2-0) open Southern Conference play Saturday when they face No. 16 Wofford at 7 p.m. in Spartanburg, S.C.
Last Saturday, the Eagles rolled up 551 yards of offense, with 305 coming on the ground. GSU scored on its last four possessions of the first half.
All four scoring drives lasted 1 minute, 23 seconds or less as the Eagles led, 27-7, at the half.
GSU added two more touchdowns, a safety and a field goal in the third quarter.
Three Eagles ran for 72 or more yards, led by Torrance Hunt’s 79 yards and a touchdown.
William Banks had 72 yards and three touchdowns, and Tray Butler had 72 yards.
Also for GSU’s offense, Jerick McKinnon was 3-of-3 passing for 94 yards and two touchdowns.
Kevin Ellison was 5-of-6 passing with 151 yards.
Defensively, Kyle Oehlbeck and Edwin Jackson had nine tackles apiece.
Carlos Cave had eight tackles with 1.5 tackles for loss.