STATESBORO, Ga. -- Jerick McKinnon ran for 109 yards and threw for a touchdown in Georgia Southern's 77-9 rout over Savannah State on Saturday night.
McKinnon had help. Georgia Southern finished the game with 576 rushing yards and 650 yards of total offense. Eight different Eagles rushed for at least a touchdown.
The 77 points was the second highest point total in Georgia Southern history and only the sixth time the Eagles scored 70-plus points since 2001.
The Eagles' also dominated Savannah State on defense.
Meanwhile, the Tigers couldn't keep their defense off the field, going three-and-out on their first five possessions and converting only seven first downs in the game.
Sophomore quarterback Zach Hutchenson was a bright spot for Savannah State. He came off the bench in the third quarter and led the Tigers to their only touchdown.
Georgia Southern averaged an NCAA-best 399 rushing yards per game last season.
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