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GSU ends FCS reign with first win over FBS foe
APTOPIX Georgia South Heal
Georgia Southern players and coaches, including Jerick McKinnon (1) and Darius Jones (5) run out on the field celebrating after defeating Florida 26-20 Saturday in Gainesville, Fla. - photo by Associated Press
GAINESVILLE, Fla. —Georgia Southern made its introduction to the Football Bowl Subdivision a year early. The Eagles had their way with the Florida Gators on the ground and won their last game as a Football Championship Subdivision program 26-20 on Saturday at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. Georgia Southern (7-4) ran for 429 yards and didn’t complete a pass, while holding the Gators (4-7) to 279 yards of total offense.