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GSU flops in 2nd half
Samford storms back from halftime deficit
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Samford quarterback Andy Summerlin drops back to pass against Georgia Southern on Saturday in Birmingham, Ala., at Seibert Stadium. Summerlin passed for a Samford record 495 yards as the Bulldogs defeated GSU 44-34. - photo by PAUL BARKLEY/Special to the Herald
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. —Samford quarterback Andy Summerlin had the game of his life. Unfortunately for Georgia Southern, it was at the expense of the Eagles. Summerlin passed for 495 yards and three touchdowns on 23 completions and the Bulldogs beat visiting GSU 44-34 Saturday at Seibert Stadium.Georgia Southern (3-2, 1-2 Southern Conference) led 21-10 at halftime, but turnovers on the first two drives of the third quarter led to nine Samford (4-2, 2-0) points and the beginning of an onslaught of big plays.