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Samford beats Georgia Southern 31-10

Nov 8, 2009 - 12:33 AM BIRMINGHAM, Ala.(AP) -- Dustin Taliaferro threw two touchdown passes and ran for a score, as Samford beat Georgia Southern 31-10 on Saturday.

Taliaferro went 11-for-20 for 150 yards, including an 8-yard touchdown pass to Richie Fordham and a 69-yarder to Riley Hawkins.

With the game tied at 10 in the second quarter, Hawkins' touchdown catch gave the Bulldogs a 17-10 lead at halftime. Taliaferro scored on an 3-yard run to increase the lead to 24-10 in the third. The Bulldogs (4-5, 2-4 Southern Conference) got their final score on a 57-yard pass from Fordham to Alex Bennett.

Brandon Nolley scored the only touchdown for the Eagles (4-5, 3-3) on a 26-yard run.

The Bulldogs picked off Eagles' quarterback Lee Chapple three times. Chapple went 29-for-43 with 212 yards.








  • NCAAF FINAL
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    GA SOUTHERN 3 7 0 0 10
    SAMFORD 3 14 7 7 31 FINAL

    Georgia Southern 10, Samford 31  FinalNov 7 6:23 PM


  • NCAAF END, 3RD QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    GA SOUTHERN 3 7 0 10
    SAMFORD 3 14 7 24 END, 3RD QTR

    Nov 7 5:53 PM


  • NCAAF
    GA SOUTHERN 10
    SAMFORD 24 9:20 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    Georgia Southern 10, Samford 24  3rd - 9:20Nov 7 5:22 PM


  • NCAAF HALFTIME
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    GA SOUTHERN 3 7 10
    SAMFORD 3 14 17 HALFTIME

    Georgia Southern 10, Samford 17  HalfNov 7 5:22 PM


  • NCAAF END, 1ST QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    GA SOUTHERN 3 3
    SAMFORD 3 3 END, 1ST QTR

    Georgia Southern 3, Samford 3  End of 1stNov 7 4:07 PM


  • NCAAF
    GA SOUTHERN 3
    SAMFORD 0 11:58 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    Georgia Southern 3, Samford 0  1st - 11:58Nov 7 3:36 PM