ATLANTA -- Richmond bolted to a big halftime lead and rolled to a 35-14 victory against Georgia State on Saturday.
The Spiders led 28-7 at the break.
Quarterback John Laub led Richmond (3-1, 1-0 Colonial Athletic Association) with 223 yards and one touchdown on 16-of-25 passing and rushed for 73 yards and three TDs.
Richmond's Stephen Barnette caught three passes for 87 yards, including a 49-yard touchdown.
Georgia State (0-4) matched the Spiders in yards gained -- Richmond led only 398-390 -- but the Panthers were 5-for-13 on third-down conversions, and they managed only one first down on four fourth down conversion attempts.
Donald Russell rushed for 126 yards and a touchdown for Georgia State. He matched his career-high with a 52-yard run.