Georgia Southern Football Host Their First Spring Scrimmage


Briyanna Thompson, Managing Sports Editor

The Georgia Southern football squad went through its first team scrimmage of the spring on Monday afternoon at Allen E. Paulson Stadium.


Jjay Mcafee scored in the opening with a 13-yard pass from Davis Brin followed by Tyler Jordan with a 10 yard run into the end zone. 

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  •  Terrance Gibbs punched it in from the 3-yard line in a red zone situation where the offense started at the 14-yard line.
  • Freshman DeAndre Buchannon caught a 14-yard touchdown pass by Colton FitzGerald
  • The final red zone score came on a 5-yard scoring pass from Brin to Khaleb Hood.

The quarterback duo of Brin and JC French threw for 255 yards and four touchdowns.

  • The running back trio of OJ Arnold, Gibbs and Jordan ran for 173 yards and five touchdowns
  • Five receivers—Derwin Burgess Jr., Mcafee, Hood, Buchannon and Jaylon Barden—combined for 247 yards and three scores.
  • The Eagles will hold their second of three scrimmages on Saturday morning at Paulson Stadium.