GAMEDAY College Football

Georgia State 55, Louisiana-Monroe 21

Associated Press

MONROE, La. - Darren Grainger threw four touchdown passes and ran for a fifth and Georgia State's ground game churned out 326 yards and four more touchdowns as the Panthers crushed Louisiana-Monroe, 55-21.

The Warhawks scored the game's first touchdown when Chandler Rogers tossed a 25-yard strike to Zach Rasmussen with 9:35 left in the first quarter, but Georgia State roared back to score five touchdowns before Louisiana-Monroe finally answered with a Rogers-to-Zach Jackson touchdown from 18-yards out.

Grainger was 18 of 25 for 230 yards and led the Panther (2-4, 1-1 Sun Belt) ground game with 84 yards on 12 carries. Tucker Gregg added 83 yards and a touchdown on 15 carries, Jamyest Williams had 67 yards and a touchdown on 12 carries and Cornelious Brown IV carried twice for 33 yards and a score.

Rogers was 15 of 23 for 208 yards and two touchdowns for UL-Monroe (2-3, 1-2 Sun Belt), carrying 14 times for 72 yards.


Scoring Summary
First Quarter GaStUL-Mon
UL-Mon TD 9:35 Zach Rasmussen 25 yd pass from Chandler Rogers (Calum Sutherland kick) 0 7
GaSt TD 6:35 Jamyest Williams 1 yd run (Noel Ruiz kick) 7 7
Second Quarter GaStUL-Mon
GaSt TD 13:28 Aubry Payne 10 yd pass from Darren Grainger (Noel Ruiz kick) 14 7
GaSt TD 4:23 Ja'Cyais Credle 31 yd pass from Darren Grainger (Noel Ruiz kick) 21 7
GaSt TD 1:33 Tucker Gregg 2 yd run (Noel Ruiz kick) 28 7
Third Quarter GaStUL-Mon
GaSt TD 11:53 Aubry Payne 9 yd pass from Darren Grainger (Noel Ruiz kick) 35 7
UL-Mon TD 9:10 Zach Jackson 18 yd pass from Chandler Rogers (Calum Sutherland kick) 35 14
GaSt TD 4:31 Darren Grainger 1 yd run (Noel Ruiz kick) 42 14
Fourth Quarter GaStUL-Mon
GaSt TD 14:52 Ja'Cyais Credle 38 yd pass from Darren Grainger (Noel Ruiz kick) 49 14
GaSt TD 11:48 Cornelious Brown IV 26 yd run (missed kick) 55 14
UL-Mon TD 4:34 Coby Cavil 6 yd pass from Jiya Wright (Calum Sutherland kick) 55 21
Team Stats
  Georgia State Louisiana-Monroe
First downs 39 21
  Rushing 21 8
  Passing 14 9
  Penalty 4 4
3rd Down Efficiency 9-13, 69% 3-14, 21%
4th down efficiency 0-0, -% 3-4, 75%
Rushes-Yards 58-326 37-122
Passing Yards 246 237
Return Yards 0 85
Completions-Attempts-Int 20-29-0 20-32-1
Sacks-Yards Lost 0-0 3--20
Punts 3 5
Punts-Average 51 35.4
Fumbles Lost 0-0 3-1
Penalties - Yards 7-80 9-92
Time of Possession 35:08 24:52
Georgia State Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
D. Grainger 18 25 230 4 0
C. Brown IV 2 4 16 0 0
Louisiana-Monroe Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
C. Rogers 15 23 208 2 0
C. Suits 4 7 23 0 1
J. Wright 1 2 6 1 0
Georgia State Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
D. Grainger 12 84 7.0 1
T. Gregg 15 83 5.5 1
J. Williams 12 67 5.6 1
C. Brown IV 2 33 16.5 1
M. Carroll 8 31 3.9 0
D. Coates 8 18 2.3 0
R. Lewis 1 10 10.0 0
Louisiana-Monroe Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
C. Rogers 14 72 5.1 0
J. Wright 7 41 5.9 0
K. Roach 3 23 7.7 0
A. Henry 9 19 2.1 0
M. Jackson 1 4 4.0 0
C. Suits 1 -8 -8.0 0
Georgia State Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
J. Credle 7 130 18.6 2
A. Payne 6 58 9.7 2
S. Pinckney 2 16 8.0 0
R. Carter 1 12 12.0 0
R. Lewis 1 12 12.0 0
J. Thrash 2 11 5.5 0
K. Autenrieth 1 7 7.0 0
Louisiana-Monroe Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
B. Knight 5 78 15.6 0
Z. Jackson 5 59 11.8 1
J. Sparks 3 29 9.7 0
Z. Rasmussen 1 25 25.0 1
D. Wiley 1 16 16.0 0
W. Derrick 2 14 7.0 0
C. Cavil 2 10 5.0 1
K. Roach 1 6 6.0 0
Georgia State Interceptions
Player Int Yards
A. Lane 1 0
Louisiana-Monroe Interceptions
Player Int Yards
Georgia State Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
M. Hayes 2 106 53.0
K. Loggins 1 47 47.0
Louisiana-Monroe Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
D. McCormick 5 177 35.4
Georgia State Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
Louisiana-Monroe Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
B. Knight 1 5 5.0
Georgia State Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
Louisiana-Monroe Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
B. Knight 3 64 21.3
J. Sparks 1 16 16.0
Georgia State Missed FG
Player Length
Louisiana-Monroe Missed FG
Player Length
C. Sutherland 41




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