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Georgia Southern upsets Appalachian State

By Shayne Wright  - bio | email

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - The Georgia Southern Eagles defeated top-ranked Appalachian State 21-14 in overtime to snap Appalachian's 26-game conference winning streak.  Junior linebacker Darius Eubanks forced an Appalachian State fumble on the Mountaineers fourth play in their OT series to pull off the upset.   

Georgia Southern held Appalachian State, which came into the game with a 39.1 points per game average, scorless for three quarters,  the only team to manage that feat so far this season.  The Eagles allowed the only two Mountaineer touchdowns in the first quarter and limited State to 114 yards on the ground. 

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