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Alabama-Birmingham 35, Georgia Southern 21

Associated Press

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - DeWayne McBride set career highs with 223 yards rushing and four touchdowns to lead UAB past Georgia Southern 35-21.

McBride's scoring runs of 1 and 31 yards in the first half helped build a 21-0 lead. He added a 27-yard score in the fourth to make it 28-14 and a 4-yarder with 4:46 left to cap the scoring.

Dylan Hopkins passed for 125 yards and a touchdown for UAB (2-1). The UAB defense intercepted Kyle Vantrease three times - with one apiece from Jaylen Key, Tyler Taylor and Keondre Swoopes. Key returned his interception 45 yards.

Vantrease finished 24-of-50 passing for 204 yards and a touchdown for Georgia Southern (2-1). Jalen White rushed for two touchdowns, including a career-high 71-yarder.


Scoring Summary
First Quarter GaSoUAB
UAB TD 5:19 DeWayne McBride 1 yd run (Matt Quinn kick) 0 7
Second Quarter GaSoUAB
UAB TD 12:51 Terrell McDonald 5 yd pass from Dylan Hopkins (Matt Quinn kick) 0 14
UAB TD 9:57 DeWayne McBride 31 yd run (Matt Quinn kick) 0 21
GaSo TD 5:43 Derwin Burgess Jr. 6 yd pass from Kyle Vantrease (Alex Raynor kick) 7 21
Third Quarter GaSoUAB
GaSo TD 3:12 Jalen White 71 yd run (Alex Raynor kick) 14 21
Fourth Quarter GaSoUAB
UAB TD 14:54 DeWayne McBride 27 yd run (Reese Burkhardt kick) 14 28
GaSo TD 9:54 Jalen White 1 yd run (Alex Raynor kick) 21 28
UAB TD 4:46 DeWayne McBride 4 yd run (Reese Burkhardt kick) 21 35
Team Stats
  Georgia Southern UAB
First downs 23 21
  Rushing 8 13
  Passing 13 4
  Penalty 2 4
3rd Down Efficiency 11-20, 55% 4-11, 36%
4th down efficiency 1-2, 50% 1-2, 50%
Rushes-Yards 33-214 43-288
Passing Yards 204 125
Return Yards 54 169
Completions-Attempts-Int 24-50-3 12-20-0
Sacks-Yards Lost 0-0 0-0
Punts 4 4
Punts-Average 47.3 47
Fumbles Lost 0-0 0-0
Penalties - Yards 4-42 7-68
Time of Possession 25:53 31:46
Georgia Southern Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
K. Vantrease 24 50 204 1 3
UAB Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
D. Hopkins 12 19 125 1 0
R. Davis 0 1 0 0 0
Georgia Southern Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
J. White 14 116 8.3 2
G. Green 9 46 5.1 0
O. Arnold 6 28 4.7 0
K. Vantrease 4 24 6.0 0
UAB Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
D. McBride 28 223 8.0 4
J. Brown Jr. 11 42 3.8 0
D. Hopkins 2 21 10.5 0
L. Witherspoon 1 3 3.0 0
Georgia Southern Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
D. Burgess Jr. 4 48 12.0 1
J. White 2 40 20.0 0
K. Hood 7 38 5.4 0
J. Singleton 4 35 8.8 0
O. Arnold 4 29 7.3 0
J. Mcafee 1 7 7.0 0
A. Jones 1 5 5.0 0
D. Lewis 1 2 2.0 0
UAB Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
R. Davis 1 36 36.0 0
T. Palmer 2 33 16.5 0
T. Jones 3 20 6.7 0
D. Boykin 2 15 7.5 0
J. Brown Jr. 2 15 7.5 0
T. McDonald 2 6 3.0 1
Georgia Southern Interceptions
Player Int Yards
UAB Interceptions
Player Int Yards
J. Key 1 45
T. Taylor 1 16
K. Swoopes 1 0
Georgia Southern Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
A. Beck II 4 189 47.3
UAB Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
K. Greenwell 4 188 47.0
Georgia Southern Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
A. Jones 3 11 3.7
UAB Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
S. Thomas V 1 29 29.0
M. McWilliams 1 21 21.0
Georgia Southern Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
D. Lewis 2 43 21.5
UAB Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
J. Brown Jr. 2 58 29.0
Georgia Southern Missed FG
Player Length
M. Lantz 54
UAB Missed FG
Player Length
M. Quinn 24
M. Quinn 21




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