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SoCon Football Gameday: FCS Playoff Quarterfinals

Updated: December 08, 2012 4:57 p.m. (ET)
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SoCon Football Gameday   -  FCS Playoff Quarterfinals   -   December 8

Two Southern Conference teams advance to the quarterfinals of the FCS Playoffs.  Wofford defeated NewHampshire and will face North Dakota State this week and Georgia Southern defeated Central Arkansas and will face Old Dominion on Saturday.


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No. 7/6 Georgia Southern at No. 3 Old Dominion

9-3, 6-2 SoCon

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Game Notes

S.B. Ballard Stadium
Capacity: 20,068
Norfolk, Va.

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Game Notes


11-1, 7-1 CAA

Series: Georgia Southern leads, 1-0     -     Last Meeting: December 3, 2011     -     Georgia Southern 55, Old Dominion 48

Coach: Jeff Monken
Career: 30-11 (3 years)
At GSU: Same

Offense: Triple Option
Rush: Jerick McKinnon (209-1478 yards, 15 TD)
Pass: Jerick McKinnon (17-37-491 yards, 6 TD)
Rec.: Zach Walker (8-303 yards, 3 TD)

Defense: 4-3
Tackles: Jonathan Stevenson (98 tackles)
Sacks: Javon Mention (6.5-44 yards)
Int.: Lavelle Westbrooks (2-96 yards)

TV/Digital: ESPN/watchESPN

Live Stats

Coach: Bobby Wilder
Career: 38-9 (4 years)
At ODU: Same

Offense: Spread
Rush: Tyree Lee (154-840 yards, 8 TD)
Pass: T. Heinicke (367-535-4655 yards, 41 TD)
Rec.: Nick Mayers (69-1083 yards, 14 TD)

Defense: 4-3
Tackles: Craig Wilkins (82 tackles)
Sacks: Craig Wilkins (6.5-46 yards)
Int.: Craig Wilkins (3-51 yards)


No. 9 Wofford at No. 1 North Dakota State

9-3, 6-2 SoCon

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Gate City Bank Field
Capacity: 18,700
Fargo, N.D.
3:00 p.m.

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11-1, 7-1 MVFC

Series: First Meeting

Coach: Mike Ayers
Career: 182-135-2 (28 years)
At WOF: 171-114-1 (25 years)

Offense: Wingbone
Rush: Eric Breitenstein (266-1900 yards, 19 TD)
Pass: Brian Kass (18-43-345 yards, 6 TD)
Rec.: Jeff Ashley (16-277 yards, 2 TD)

Defense: Multiple 50
Tackles: Mike McCrimon (69 tackles)
Sacks: Alvin Scioneaux (6.0-36 yards)
Int.: Mike McCrimon (2-34 yards)

TV/Digital: ESPN3

Live Stats

Coach: Craig Bohl
Career: 86-32 (10 years)
At NDSU: Same

Offense: West Coast
Rush: John Crockett (163-859 yards, 8 TD)
Pass: Brock Jensen (176-285-2045 yards, 16 TD)
Rec.: Zach Vraa (36-507 yards, 3 TD)

Defense: 4-3
Tackles: Grant Olson (108 tackles)
Sacks: Cole Jirik (7.5-53 yards)
Int.: Marcus Williams (5-125 yards)


NOTE: All times are EASTERN; rankings are FCS Coaches Poll/The Sports Network

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