STATESBORO, Ga. -- Georgia Southern erupted for 31 points in the second quarter Saturday and coasted to a 48-14 win over Presbyterian.
Georgia Southern (7-0) had no trouble in handling the Blue Hose (2-5), who were clearly mismatched.
While this was a non-conference game for Georgia Southern, it took over undisputed first place in the Southern Conference race as Furman upset Wofford, 26-21. It was the Terriers' first conference loss. The Eagles' next two games are at Appalachian State and Wofford.
Leading 7-0 after Robert Brown's 9-yard run midway through the first quarter, the Eagles simply overwhelmed Presbyterian in the following quarter as five different players scored.
Georgia Southern's Adrian Mora tied the school record for most points by a kicker with 300.