Georgia State Gameday


When: 2 p.m. Saturday

TV: None

Line: Air Force by 11


Georgia State on offense: If not for seven turnovers through the first two games, the Panthers' offense would be considered top notch. Behind quarterback Nick Arbuckle, the Panthers are averaging 34.5 points and 511 yards per game. Four receivers have caught at least nine passes and running Krysten Hammon is averaging 5.2 yards per carry.

Air Force on offense: Though the Falcons are known as an option team, defensive coordinator Jesse Minter said their offense probably is the most-balanced of all the service academies. They are averaging 28.5 points, 345 rushing yards and 122.5 passing yards per game. Though the fullback hasn't been as effective, tailback Jacobi Owens is averaging 154.5 rushing yards per game.

Georgia State on defense: The defense hasn't been nearly as effective as its offense. The Panthers are giving up 35.5 points and 466.5 yards per game. The team gave up more than 400 passing yards in the season opener and slightly less than 200 rushing yards last week. The team has two sacks — none last week — and has been unable to win 50-50 balls.

Air Force on defense: The Falcons have dominated their first two opponents, Nicholls State and Wyoming, neither of which would be considered powerhouses. They are giving up an average of 16.5 points and 298 yards per game. Air Force's rush defense is allowing 57 yards per game.