STATESBORO, Ga. -- Antonio Henton scored five touchdowns, including the game-winner in overtime, to lead Georgia Southern in a 34-27 win against Northeastern on Saturday night.
Henton accounted for 341 total yards, including two touchdowns and 298 yards on 16 of 27 passing for the Eagles (2-1). The sophomore quarterback also rushed for 43 yards and three touchdowns on 16 attempts.
The two teams combined for 875 yards total offense.
The schools swapped touchdowns in the first quarter as Broomfield rushed for scores of 6 and 2 yards, while Henton's 7-yard scoring pass to Tim Camp and 1-yard touchdown run tied the game at 14-14 in the opening quarter.
Orio's 3-yard touchdown pass to Conor Gilmartin-Donohue gave Northeastern a 24-14 lead at the half.
Henton scored on a 5-yard touchdown run, cutting the lead to 27-21 in the third. He found Tim Camp for a 65-yard touchdown pass that would have sealed the comeback victory if not for a blocked extra point that sent the game into overtime at 27-27.
Georgia Southern's quarterback would end the game on the second play in overtime with a 25-yard touchdown run.
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