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GS outlasts South Alabama
Tyler Bass
Georgia Southern kicker Tyler Bass watches his game-winning field goal sail through the uprights during Thursday night's victory against South Alabama in Mobile, Ala.
Georgia Southern entered Thursday’s game having never lost a game to South Alabama or in Mobile’s Ladd-Peebles Stadium. South Alabama put up plenty of fight, but Georgia Southern walked off with a 20-17 victory in overtime after trailing in the second half until the game’s final moments.Georgia Southern’s All-American kicker Tyler Bass missed a field goal in the first overtime, but the GS defense was able to block a potential game-winning field goal on the Jaguars’ first OT possession. The Eagles forced a fumble early in the second overtime and Bass made good with another chance, blasting through the uprights for an OT victory.Georgia Southern had its chances to sink teams late in games early in the 2019 season, but fell short against both Minnesota and UL Lafayette.