GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Dominique Swope ran for a pair of touchdowns and Georgia Southern rushed for 275 yards in a 38-17 win over Furman in Southern Conference action Saturday.
Swope ran for 67 yards on 14 carries as part of a balanced ground effort that also featured contributions from Johnathan Bryant (75 yards, one touchdown on six carries) and Jerick McKinnon (65 yards, one touchdown on 16 carries).
The Eagles (6-1, 5-1) trailed 10-9 late in the third quarter following a Ray Early 48-yard field goal for the Paladins (2-6, 1-4). Georgia Southern responded with three straight touchdowns, sparked by a 75-yard scoring pass from McKinnon to Zach Walker. McKinnon threw for 119 yards on 3-of-5 passing.
The win ensures the Eagles will retain their spot atop the Southern Conference for another week.
Furman's Jerodis Williams ran for 98 yards and a touchdown on 17 carries.
Les Miles told the LSU Gridiron Club, a booster organization, on Friday that the Tigers' game against Texas A&M will be his last with the program, according to multiple media reports.
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Nick Arbuckle pass complete to Robert Davis for 46 yds for a TD