Georgia State 41, Rhode Island 7

Associated Press  |  Last updated October 13, 2012
Donald Russell ran for a school record 201 yards on 21 carries, including two touchdowns, while Ben McLane passed for two more scores as Georgia State rolled to a 41-7 win over Rhode Island in Colonial Athletic Association action Saturday. The win is Georgia State's first as a member of the Football Bowl Subdivision. Russell's outburst marked his fourth 100-plus yard effort in seven games this year. He scored on rushing plays of 45 and 6 yards, and also reeled in a 35-yard touchdown pass from McLane early in the first quarter. Georgia State (1-6, 1-3) jumped to a 24-0 halftime lead, and expanded the advantage to 41-0 before the Rams (0-6, 0-3) scored in the fourth. Joe Migliarese did the honors, pulling in a 16-yard pass from Robert Bentson. Rhode Island was outgained on the ground 274-104, and allowed Georgia State to pick up 8.1 yards per carry.
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