Georgia Southern won its first bowl game in program history in just its second year playing at the FBS level.
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Georgia Southern wins first bowl game
The Eagles rushed for 452 yards and seven TDs to roll past Bowling Green for a 58-27 win. Favian Upshaw led the way with 199 yards and four scores.
Favian Upshaw ran for 199 yards and four touchdowns to help Georgia Southern beat Bowling Green 58-27 in the GoDaddy Bowl on Wednesday night.
Georgia Southern 58, Bowling Green 27
The Eagles scored 35 unanswered points to run away in the GoDaddy Bowl. Favian Upshaw rushed for 199 yards and four TDs. Box score
Favian Upshaw rushes for 4th touchdown
Georgia Southern has turned a 20-9 deficit into a 58-27 advantage in the GoDaddy Bowl, thanks in large part to Favian Upshaw's four scores, his most recent of which came on a 42-yard scamper.
Eagles turning GoDaddy Bowl into rout
The first-ever bowl game for Georgia Southern is going well at the moment as it turned another Bowling Green fumble into a TD. Favian Upshaw has 132 rushing yards and three TDs.
Georgia Southern finds end zone again
James Dean landed a huge block that allowed Matt Breida to stroll into the end zone to capitalize on a Bowling Green fumble. The Eagles have scored 21 straight in the third quarter.
Upshaw flashes speed on 80-yard TD
Not every team's QB can leave the defense in his wake on a long run, but that's just what Georgia Southern's Favian Upshaw did to increase the Eagles' advantage.
Georgia Southern goes back on top
Favian Upshaw capped off a 14-play drive with a short dash to the end zone as the Eagles started the second half with a TD to take a 30-27 lead on ESPN.
Greene moves pile into blue end zone
Travis Greene took the ball the remaining 5 yards to give Bowling Green the lead over Georgia Southern. The GoDaddy Bowl is 27-23 on ESPN at halftime.
Georgia Southern turns disaster to big play
On fourth-and-five, Georgia Southern's Kevin Ellison looks like he's going to be tackled for a huge loss, but escapes and heaves it deep down field to Montay Crockett for the 31-yard touchdown. The GoDaddy Bowl is live on ESPN.
Fields gains 26 and 6
Wesley Fields took the ball 26 yards and scored for Georgia Southern. Bowling Green has a 20-16 edge in the GoDaddy Bowl on ESPN.
Gehrig Dieter goes 51 yards for score
Matt Johnson tosses to Gehrig Dieter for 51 yards and a touchdown. Bowling Green has the lead over Georgia Southern in the GoDaddy Bowl on ESPN.
Bowling Green goes up in GoDaddy Bowl
After a personal foul penalty kept the Falcons' drive alive, Ronnie Moore sped around the outside for a 15-yard TD. (Live on ESPN)
Georgia Southern scores defensive PAT
Darrius White came off the edge to block the extra-point attempt and Matt Dobson scooped up the ball and returned it to the house for two points. Georgia Southern leads 9-6 on ESPN.