Gameday Central -- Dec. 10
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-- CAA Football squads own a mark of 13-20 (.375) against non-conference foes in NCAA Championship Quarterfinals.
-- Two of the five CAA Football postseason teams made their first-ever appearance in the playoffs -- Old Dominion and Towson. Old Dominion was only in its third season of existence and Towson moved to the I-AA (FCS) level in 1987, joining the league in 2004.
-- CAA Football has had multiple NCAA Postseason berths in each of the last 21 seasons.
-- 15 CAA Football programs (including the Yankee Conference and Atlantic 10) have earned 80 postseason berths all-time dating back to 1978.
-- CAA Football has been represented in the NCAA Division I National Championship game in seven of the last eight seasons.
-- In 2007 CAA Football became the first league to ever garner five postseason berths in the NCAA Division I Football Championship field of 16. The league, which had five postseason berths this season, has now accomplished the feat three times since 2007 (2008).
-- A CAA Football program has won two of the last three and four of the last eight National Championships.
-- Over the last two seasons CAA Football teams are 7-3 in NCAA Division I Championship games when not facing league opponents.
|DEC. 10 | 2 PM | STATESBORO, GA. | ESPN3/ESPN GAMEPLAN
|3/2 GEORGIA SOUTHERN
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|#13/13 MAINE AT #3/2 GEORGIA SOUTHERN
Saturday, Dec. 10 - 2 pm - NCAA QUARTERFINALS
Paulson Stadium (18,000), Statesboro, Ga.
Series: Georgia Southern leads 2-0
|Maine (9-3, 6-2 CAA)
Coach: Jack Cosgrove
School: 106-111 (19 years)
Career: 106-111 (19 years)
Rushing: Pushaun Brown (11 G, 217-1055 yards, 11 TD)
Passing: Warren Smith (12 G, 255-396-11-2893 yards, 20 TD)
Receiving: Maurice McDonald (9 G, 58-591 yards, 5 TD)
Tackles: Jerron McMillian (12 G, 56 solo, 31 assisted, 87 total)
Sacks: Michael Cole (12 G, 11.0-78 yards)
Interceptions: Trevor Coston (12 G, 6-48 yards)
|Georgia Southern (10-2)
Coach: Jeff Monken
School: 20-7 (2 years)
Career: 20-7 (2 years)
Rushing: Robert Brown (12 G, 134-917 yards, 5 TD)
Passing: Jaybo Shaw (12 G, 57-108-3-1226 yards, 9 TD)
Receiving: Johnathan Bryant (12 G, 11-327 yards, 2 TD)
Tackles: Deion Stanley (12 G, 54 solo, 20 assisted, 74 total)
Sacks: Brent Russell (12 G, 6.0-38 yards)
Interceptions: Laron Scott (12 G, 3-37 yards)