STATESBORO, Georgia — Kevin Ellison and Matt Breida each ran for a pair of first-half touchdowns as Georgia Southern roared to a 31-0 halftime lead and cruised to 48-13 win over The Citadel Saturday night.
Ellison's 1-yard run capped a 16-play, 55-yard drive to give the Eagles (2-1) a 10-0 lead after one quarter. Breida had touchdown runs of 25 and 87 yards in the second quarter and Ellison capped the first-half scoring with a 9-yard run.
Breida carried 13 times for 159 yards to lead Georgia Southern, which amassed 383 yards rushing on 49 carries — averaging 7.8 yards per carry. Breida now has scored six touchdowns in his last two games
Evan McField got The Citadel on the board by scoring on a 60-yard run early in the second half and finished with 163 yards rushing on 18 carries to lead the Bulldogs (2-1).
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