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Kennesaw State adds six early signees after breakthrough season

Coming off the most successful season in school history, Kennesaw State landed six recruits on the inaugural Dec. 20 signing day. Coach Brian Bohannon announced the six players Wednesday morning. The collection includes two offensive linemen, a receiver, a defensive end, a defensive back and a linebacker. Five of the players are out-of-state signees, with three of them from Alabama. Will Haigler,...
Georgia State rallies to takes down South Alabama

Georgia State rallies to takes down South Alabama

With his team down by as many as 18 points in the first half against South Alabama, Malik Benlevi led Georgia State back for a 90-81 win at GSU Sports Arena on Friday night. With leading scorer D’Marcus Simonds struggling to create offense, the Panthers (18-8, 9-4 Sun Belt) surged in the second half behind team defense and timely shooting.
Georgia State baseball merges youth, experience this season 

Georgia State baseball merges youth, experience this season 

For coach Greg Frady, last season is in the past.  Georgia State’s baseball program finished the 2018 season with a 26-29 (10-19 Sun Belt) record. But it’s a new season for Frady and his team, with his focus on the opportunities of the 2019 season.  Frady returns 19 players, nine of which are seniors. Accompanying those 19 are 13 newcomers, including nine freshmen.
Kennesaw State baseball ready for a fresh start this year

Kennesaw State baseball ready for a fresh start this year

After a 2018 season that included a 24-18 start and a 1-12 finish, the question stands: Which Kennesaw State team will emerge in 2019? With the season just over a week from starting, the questions remains unanswered. In the Atlantic Sun preseason coaches poll, the Owls were picked to finish fifth of nine teams.
Georgia State secures home win over Troy 

Georgia State secures home win over Troy 

Coming off back-to-back road losses, the Georgia State Panthers returned to their home court on Wednesday looking for a win.  The Panthers (17-8, 8-4 Sun Belt), who have lost only once at GSU Sports Arena this season, beat Troy 77-63. D’Marcus Simonds led Georgia State with 27 points. Simonds set a school record for career field goals with 589.
Mickelson wins - now don’t you feel bad about not aging better?

Mickelson wins - now don’t you feel bad about not aging better?

Is it possible that Phil Mickelson, at 48, is threatening to bump Tom Brady as the coolest coot around? Might he become the alpha ancient now, the new model for how to do old? In looking at the body types of those two, I certainly know which one I can most aspire to.    All hail broke loose this week at the AT&T Classic.
Georgia State adds seven players on signing day

Georgia State adds seven players on signing day

Georgia State signed seven players Wednesday on the first day of the spring signing period to complete coach Shawn Elliott’s 2019 recruiting class. After 13 signed during the early signing period in December, Elliott finishes with 20 new players.  This will be Elliott’s third season at the helm of the Panthers program.
Kennesaw State completes class with four additions on signing day

Kennesaw State completes class with four additions on signing day

Coach Brian Bohannon rounded out Kennesaw State’s 2019 recruiting class as four players put pen to paper Wednesday.  The Owls follow up an 11-2 season and an FCS playoffs quarterfinals appearance with a class that includes three of its seven best recruits ever, according to 247Sports. “We went out and signed a heck of a class,” Bohannon said.
Where to find Atlanta Legends football on TV, online

Where to find Atlanta Legends football on TV, online

The Atlanta Legends kick off their inaugural Alliance of American Football season Saturday in Orlando. The Alliance features eight teams with 52-player rosters playing a 10-week regular season schedule beginning Feb. 9, 2019, on CBS, followed by two playoff rounds on CBS and TNT, and culminating with the championship game in Las Vegas on April 27 on CBS.
Augusta National tells tiny English club to stop awarding green jacket

Augusta National tells tiny English club to stop awarding green jacket

A tradition like no other, can’t just be copied. According to the U.K.’s Daily Mail, that’s the message Augusta National Golf Club has related to a British counterpart that has adopted The Masters Tournament’s famed tradition of awarding a green jacket to its winner.
Georgia State flies past Georgia Southern

Georgia State flies past Georgia Southern

It may not have been the biggest game in Atlanta this weekend, but Georgia State scraped out an 81-72 victory in a back-and-forth battle for statewide Sun Belt basketball bragging rights at GSU Sports Arena on Saturday afternoon. Senior Jeff Thomas wasn’t going to have it any other way.
Henry scores 27 as Clark Atlanta tops Morehouse

Henry scores 27 as Clark Atlanta tops Morehouse

Shelvick Henry scored 27 points Saturday as Clark Atlanta defeated Atlanta University Center rival Morehouse 68-60 in front of a capacity crowd at Clark Atlanta’s Epps Gymnasium. Jalen Mitchell added 14 points for the Panthers, who improved to 10-9 overall and 7-5 in the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) with the victory.
Georgia State breaks losing streak with win over Texas-Arlington 

Georgia State breaks losing streak with win over Texas-Arlington 

The Georgia State Panthers wanted to break their two-game losing streak Saturday. After losing to Texas State on Thursday night on their home court and losing the top spot in the Sun Belt Conference, a win was important.  The Panthers did just that. They bounced back from a two-game losing streak Saturday on their home court and secured their sixth conference win.
Georgia State loses second straight, falls from spot atop Sun Belt

Georgia State loses second straight, falls from spot atop Sun Belt

When they arrived at GSU Sports Arena on Thursday night, Texas State had a bone to pick with Georgia State. By capitalizing on 18 consecutive second-half points, the visiting Bobcats (17-3, 6-1 Sun Belt) handed the Panthers (14-6, 5-2) their second consecutive loss, 81-68, while evening the season series at one apiece.
AU Center rivals Morehouse, Clark Atlanta set to meet on court

AU Center rivals Morehouse, Clark Atlanta set to meet on court

Morehouse and Clark Atlanta met in a pair of epic battles last season while ranked among the nation’s best in Division II. - Relive Morehouse’s triple OT win at Clark Atlanta from 2018 The Atlanta University Center rivals are set to meet for the first time this season Saturday at Clark Atlanta’s Epps Gymnasium. Morehouse is still among the nation’s best (No.
A little luck gets Doherty in field at Augusta

A little luck gets Doherty in field at Augusta

Amanda Doherty thought she had missed her opportunity to play in the inaugural Augusta National Women’s Amateur by three lousy spots. The top 30 players from the United State at the end of 2018 received an automatic exemption to the women’s event at Augusta National Golf Club. And she was No. 33.
Braves great John Smoltz leads celebrity golf tournament

Braves great John Smoltz leads celebrity golf tournament

Braves great John Smoltz passed Mardy Fish, the favorite and leader the first two days, for the third-round lead in the inaugural Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions celebrity division Saturday in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.   Smoltz scored 39 points for a Modified Stableford total of 116 at 6,375-yard Tranquilo Golf Club at Four Seasons.
Morehouse up to No. 3 in NABC poll

Morehouse up to No. 3 in NABC poll

The Morehouse College men’s basketball team moved up to No. 3 in the National Association of Basketball Coaches Top 25 this week, a jump of four spots. Morehouse (13-1) got 358 points in the NABC poll. The No. 3 ranking is the highest ever by Morehouse in the poll. Morehouse trails only No. 1 Bellarmine (Ky.) No. 2 Northwest Missouri State.
Trevor Lawrence says attributed quote about White House visit is fake

Trevor Lawrence says attributed quote about White House visit is fake

While the trip was “awesome,” Trevor Lawrence did not call the fast-food spread offered by President Trump during Clemson’s visit Monday the “best meal we ever had.” A widely circulated social media meme attributed Lawrence to the quote: “President Trump got all our favorite foods, it was the best meal we ever had.
2019 Masters field at near record low

2019 Masters field at near record low

The 2019 Masters Tournament field stands at 80 players and is likely to stay well below 100 when play starts Thursday, April 11 at Augusta National Golf Club. Last year’s field of 87 players was the smallest in 21 years. The Masters hasn’t broken 100 since 103 players teed up in 1966. The 2015 Masters field came closest with 98 qualifiers.
Simonds’ last-second layup pushes Georgia State to victory

Simonds’ last-second layup pushes Georgia State to victory

Down one point with 5.5 seconds to go and needing to go the length of the court, everybody at GSU Sports Arena knew who was getting the ball for Georgia State. D’Marcus Simonds didn’t shy away. The reigning Sun Belt Player of the Year got the ball at half court and went head down to the hoop.
Valdosta State football coach leaving to lead South Florida offense

Valdosta State football coach leaving to lead South Florida offense

Valdosta State head football coach Kerwin Bell has accepted the offensive coordinator position at the University of South Florida, the school announced Thursday.  Bell guided the Blazers to their first undefeated season (14-0) in 2018, and their fourth national championship since 2004.
Simonds leads Georgia State past Louisiana-Lafayette

Simonds leads Georgia State past Louisiana-Lafayette

Junior D’Marcus Simonds, Georgia State’s leading scorer, struggled with his 3-point shot for a majority of the game, but responded late to lead Panthers to an 89-76 victory against Louisiana-Lafayette on Thursday night at the GSU Sports Arena. Simonds was 2-for-7 in 3-point shooting, but finished 9-for-24 overall and made 5 of 8 free throws to end the night with 21 points.
Georgia State’s D’Marcus Simonds brings talent, maturity to court

Georgia State’s D’Marcus Simonds brings talent, maturity to court

When D’Marcus Simonds was 10 years old, he already had experimented playing football and baseball. He picked up a third sport, basketball, and ran with it. Then in eighth grade, Simonds said knew he wanted to play either college basketball or football. He just had to pick which sport.  “I was really good at football. I was really good at basketball,” Simonds said.
Hunter: ‘We can’t win games without Malik Benlevi’

Hunter: ‘We can’t win games without Malik Benlevi’

For a program that plays under the shadows of Turner Field and the Olympic torch, not to mention the handful of basketball programs across the state that shade its light, it comes as little surprise that the heartbeat of Georgia State’s basketball team is a player who has been counted out far too often.
Georgia State opens conference play with two wins in Texas

Georgia State opens conference play with two wins in Texas

Malik Benlevi scored 22 points to lead the Georgia State men’s basketball team to a 73-69 victory over host Texas State in a Sun Belt Conference game Saturday night. Georgia State (11-4, 2-0 Sun Belt) won for the sixth time in the past seven games. Benlevi was 8 of 13 from the field, including 5 of 8 from 3-point range, with seven rebounds.
Two quarterbacks among Kennesaw State signees

Two quarterbacks among Kennesaw State signees

Kennesaw State signed 20 recruits Wednesday on the December edition of national signing day, including quarterback Xavier Shepherd from Nashville, Tenn. Shepherd, 6-foot, 190 pounds, started at quarterback at Pearl-Cohn High School for three seasons and recorded 5,485 passing yards, 1,778 rushing yards and 52 touchdowns during his high school career.
Georgia State focuses on trenches, defense on early signing day

Georgia State focuses on trenches, defense on early signing day

Thirteen players made up Shawn Elliott’s second early-signing day class at Georgia State. He’s tasked with restoring the program to its success from his first season, when the Panthers won their first bowl game, after going a disappointing 2-10 last season. “I think we met some needs,” Elliott said.
Georgia Southern wins bowl game with field goal as time expires

Georgia Southern wins bowl game with field goal as time expires

Tyler Bass kicked a 40-yard field goal as time expired to give Georgia Southern a 23-21 victory over Eastern Michigan in the Camellia Bowl on Saturday night in Montgomery, Ala. Shai Werts kept the winning drive alive with a 29-yard scramble on fourth-and-10. Bass came on for his third field goal after Wesley Fields' two runs pushed Georgia Southern (10-3) 7 yards closer.
Valdosta State football team wins Division II national championship

Valdosta State football team wins Division II national championship

Ninety-six points were scored in the NCAA Division II championship game Saturday. Two points that weren't scored made the difference. Rogan Wells tied the championship record with five touchdown passes and Valdosta State won its fourth national title with a 49-47 victory over Ferris State in McKinney, Texas.
Morehouse standouts play in All-Star games Saturday

Morehouse standouts play in All-Star games Saturday

Morehouse College standouts Ryan Edwards and Antonio Johnson will play in the FAF D1-FCS Senior Scout Bowl Saturday while Kamari Jones-Hunter will participate in the FAF D2 Senior Bowl.Edwards, a tight end, earned All-SIAC first-team honors. He led conference tight ends with 17 catches, 202 receiving yards and four touchdowns.
Atlanta United 2 moves games from Gwinnett to Cobb in 2019

Atlanta United 2 moves games from Gwinnett to Cobb in 2019

Atlanta United 2 will play its home games in the 2019 USL season at Fifth Third Bank on the campus of Kennesaw State. Atlanta United announced the site on Friday. Atlanta United 2 played its home games during the 2018 season at Coolray Field in Lawrenceville.
Weekend Predictions bowl bonanza: Picks for Georgia, Georgia Tech and all 37 other games

Weekend Predictions bowl bonanza: Picks for Georgia, Georgia Tech and all 37 other games

The Falcons will beat the Cardinals on Sunday, but won’t cover the 9 1/2-point spread. With that out of the way, Weekend Predictions can move on to more important matters.  It’s college football bowl season!  There are 40 FBS bowl games this season, including the College Football Playoff national championship game. Forget those lame people who say that’s too many.
College football bowl gifts, 2018-19 edition

College football bowl gifts, 2018-19 edition

Bowl games are measured by the swag they give out as much as the matchup. The NCAA allows bowl games to award up to $550 in gifts to 125 members of each participating school. (Additionally, schools and conferences can award participants up $400 for postseason play.) This year’s most gifted gifts, according to Sports Business Journal, are electronics.
Georgia State pushes for consistency ahead of conference stretch 

Georgia State pushes for consistency ahead of conference stretch 

A second consecutive trip to the NCAA Tournament is Georgia State basketball coach Ron Hunter’s goal this season. To get there, his team will need to find consistency.  “We played great against Georgia,” Hunter said. “We played great against Alabama, then we don’t play that well against Liberty. Or we don’t play that well at Montana.
Kennesaw State season again ends in quarterfinals

Kennesaw State season again ends in quarterfinals

There were moments during his postgame news conference Saturday when Kennesaw State coach Brian Bohannon struggled to keep his emotions in check, especially when referring to the program’s so-called “OG’s,” the guys who have been with him since the program began in 2014.
Bohannon pleads for support against South Dakota State

Bohannon pleads for support against South Dakota State

It’s no secret that attendance at Kennesaw State football games has declined since the program’s inception in 2015. Despite the low turnout at games, the Owls have won all but one game this season and advanced to the quarterfinals of the FCS playoffs for the second year in a row, where they will face South Dakota State at 2 p.m. Saturday at Fifth Third Bank Stadium.
Georgia State scores dramatic upset of Alabama

Georgia State scores dramatic upset of Alabama

Malik Benlevi hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to lift Georgia State to an 83-80 upset win over Alabama Tuesday. Georgia State overcame a 21-point halftime deficit, capped by the dramatic basket. Georgia State (6-3) trailed 55-33 with 18:57 to play before mounting the comeback that included holding Alabama (5-3) without a field goal for more than nine minutes.
Kennesaw State ekes out second-round victory

Kennesaw State ekes out second-round victory

Kennesaw State avoided the costly mistake on a rainy Saturday and remained alive in the NCAA FCS playoffs. The No. 2-ranked Owls wound up winning the second-half battle for field position and took advantage of a late mistake by No. 12 Wofford, which set up a late 30-yard field goal by Justin Thompson to give the Owls a 13-10 win in the second round of playoffs at Fifth Third Bank Stadium.
Kennesaw State’s triple option hopes to outlast Wofford’s

Kennesaw State’s triple option hopes to outlast Wofford’s

May the best triple-option team win. After a first-round bye, Kennesaw State will host Wofford in the second round of the FCS playoffs at 2 p.m. Saturday at Fifth Third Bank Stadium. While the two offenses will look similar,  as both run the triple option, Kennesaw State coach Brian Bohannon was quick to point out the differences.
Elliott pushes Georgia State to find edge in offseason 

Elliott pushes Georgia State to find edge in offseason 

Georgia State coach Shawn Elliott plans to push his Panthers to find their edge this offseason.  An edge, being a quality or factor that gives superiority over close rivals or competitors, is something the Panthers lacked as the team finished 2-10 overall and 1-7 in Sun Belt play. 
5 things to know about Georgia State’s loss to Georgia Southern

5 things to know about Georgia State’s loss to Georgia Southern

Georgia State lost to Georgia Southern 35-14 on Saturday, marking the Panthers’ first loss to the Eagles since 2014.  Here are five things to know about the Panthers’ loss:  The Panthers’ defense was able to hold Georgia Southern in the first quarter, allowing no points in the first quarter for the first time all season.
Kennesaw State uses first-round bye to recover after 5-OT win

Kennesaw State uses first-round bye to recover after 5-OT win

After playing a full game and five overtime periods Saturday against Jacksonville State at SunTrust Park, Kennesaw State earned a much deserved bye week entering the FCS playoffs. Kennesaw State earned the No. 4 seed, a first-round bye and home-field advantage for the second round in this year’s playoff.
Georgia State beats UGA by 24, and it was no upset

Georgia State beats UGA by 24, and it was no upset

It’s not as if Georgia State had never beaten Georgia before. It did in back-to-back seasons, first in Athens on Nov. 17, 2000, then again in the Georgia Dome a year later. Neither of those victories were buzzer-beaters: Lefty Driesell’s Panthers won the first by 12 points, the second by five.
Georgia State, Georgia Southern rivalry began with a sign 

Georgia State, Georgia Southern rivalry began with a sign 

Georgia State players believe the Georgia State-Georgia Southern rivalry began with a postgame sign in 2014.  Although Georgia Southern is only about 200 miles away, the Panthers and the Eagles have met only four times. Georgia State leads the series 3-1, dating to the first meeting in 2014.
Georgia State punter named Ray Guy Award semifinalist

Georgia State punter named Ray Guy Award semifinalist

Georgia State punter Brandon Wright was named one of 10 semifinalists for the Ray Guy Award, presented to college football’s most outstanding punter.  Wright is the first Georgia State player to be a semifinalist for any major college football award. The punter ranks third in the nation in gross and net punting, averaging 48.6 yards a punt and a net of 43.12 yards.
Owls remember challenge of Jacksonville State defense entering SunTrust Park game

Owls remember challenge of Jacksonville State defense entering SunTrust Park game

Kennesaw State coach Brian Bohannon thinks Jacksonville State is without a doubt the best team the Owls have faced in program history.  In last season’s game in Jacksonville, Ala., the Owls — who averaged 30 points last season — were limited to 17 points by the constricting Gamecocks defense in a narrow KSU victory.
Kuchar responds to incident over caddie payment

Kuchar responds to incident over caddie payment

Matt Kuchar defended his decision this week to pay his substitute caddie $5,000 following a victory at the Mayakoba Golf Classic in November. Kuchar won $1.3 million for the win with David Ortiz serving as his caddie in place of regular John Wood. A typical payout for a win of 10 percent would have meant a $130,000 pay day for the caddie.
Morehouse defeats Clark Atlanta

Morehouse defeats Clark Atlanta

Morehouse defeated visiting Clark Atlanta 70-67 on Saturday. Omar Alston, a 6-foot-6 senior, led the Maroon Tigers (18-3, 12-3 SIAC) with 19 points, and he grabbed 17 rebounds. Chibueze Ebinum added 15 points. Shelvick Henry was the top scorer for the Panthers (11-11, 8-7) with 17 points. Romaine Thomas had 13 rebounds. Morehouse faces Claflin at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Forbes Arena.
Plenty of local connections on Atlanta Legends roster

Plenty of local connections on Atlanta Legends roster

The Atlanta Legends finalized the roster for their upcoming inaugural season and it features several players with local ties. The biggest connection is former Georgia quarterback Aaron Murray. The roster features other players from Georgia, Georgia Tech, Georgia Southern, West Georgia, Clark-Atlanta and Valdosta State.
Q&A: Dylan Fromm discusses continuing football career at Mercer

Q&A: Dylan Fromm discusses continuing football career at Mercer

Dylan Fromm, a quarterback from Warner Robins High School and a younger brother of Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm, will continue his football career at Mercer. He attended the Touchdown Club of Atlanta award ceremony Thursday and spoke with members of the media about his decision to continue playing football at Mercer.  A: You know honestly from Day 1, Mercer has been the place for me.
Chick-fil-A games combine for significant numbers

Chick-fil-A games combine for significant numbers

The Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game and Peach Bowl accounted for a combined attendance of 144,109, 15.4 million television viewership, $20.3 million team payout and $10.1 million in charity and scholarship giving. The numbers were released on Thursday. The Kickoff game between Washington and Auburn had an attendance of 70,103, the highest for the game, a television viewership of 6.
North Carolina A&T repeats as Celebration Bowl champs

North Carolina A&T repeats as Celebration Bowl champs

North Carolina A&T continued its Celebration Bowl dominance by defeating Alcorn State 24-22 on Saturday in a rematch of the inaugural game in 2015.   The Aggies improved to 10-2 overall and won their third HBCU national title in the past four seasons. The also retained their Celebration Bowl title after defeating Grambling State last season.
Celebration Bowl: How to watch, what to know about Saturday’s game

Celebration Bowl: How to watch, what to know about Saturday’s game

If the trend continues, the Celebration Bowl may soon need a new name -- the “N.C. A&T Bowl.”  The fourth Celebration Bowl kicks off at noon Saturday (TV: ABC, on WSB Channel 2 Action News) at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, and North Carolina A&T will make its third appearance in the game. The Aggies won the game in 2015 and last year.
Emory wins Division III volleyball national title

Emory wins Division III volleyball national title

Emory won its second-ever volleyball national title on Saturday. Emory defeated No. 1-ranked Calvin College for the NCAA Division III championship. Emory won 3-0, taking the sets 25-22, 25-16, 25-12. Senior Karissa Dzurik led Emory with 13 kills and sophomore Leah Saunders and freshman Tara Martin each contributed eight kills.
Georgia State men’s soccer wins Sun Belt, advances to NCAA Tournament 

Georgia State men’s soccer wins Sun Belt, advances to NCAA Tournament 

Georgia State men’s soccer team won its first-ever Sun Belt regular season and conference tournament title on Sunday and advanced to the 2018 Division I Men’s College Cup.  The Panthers’ first-round NCAA Tournament match is tonight at Charlotte. Georgia State claimed the title after defeating Georgia Southern 4-2 in the deciding match.
Georgia State offensive lineman finds motivation after loss 

Georgia State offensive lineman finds motivation after loss 

Georgia State left tackle Hunter Atkinson found motivation on the field after a loss off the field.  The 6-foot-5, 295-pound tackle saw his grandmother, JoAnn Jones, in the stands at every football game he played in during his career at West Hall High School. However, when he started his career with Georgia State in 2015, it was different.
Georgia State suffers first loss in Sun Belt play

Georgia State suffers first loss in Sun Belt play

On the road for a Thursday night Sun Belt Conference TV game, Georgia State’s offense sputtered in a 37-20 loss at Troy.  Until two late touchdowns, Georgia State struggled to move the ball, finishing four of its 11 drives with a punt and two with a turnover.
Georgia State freshmen lead record-breaking rushing offense

Georgia State freshmen lead record-breaking rushing offense

Georgia State’s running game continues to improve as the team gets deeper into its schedule, breaking program records in the process.   The Panthers broke the previous program record of most rushing yards in a game Saturday against Louisiana-Monroe, rushing for 308 yards. The previous record was 301 rushing yards in 2011 against Campbell.
Kennesaw State return man Isaac Foster sees benefit of redshirt season

Kennesaw State return man Isaac Foster sees benefit of redshirt season

Redshirt freshman Isaac Foster looked like a lightning bolt as he returned a kick 100 yards for a touchdown Saturday in his yellow-and-black Kennesaw State uniform during the Owls’ home opener against Alabama State. After the game, Kennesaw State coach Brian Bohannon was still grinning thinking about Foster’s speed.
Kennesaw State announces kickoff time for SunTrust Park game 

Kennesaw State announces kickoff time for SunTrust Park game 

Kennesaw State’s matchup with Jacksonville State at SunTrust Park will kick off at 3 p.m. Nov. 17, KSU announced Wednesday.  Tickets for the final game of the Owls’ regular season are on sale through Ticketmaster and start at $20. Premium seating is available starting at $95.   The Owls (2-1) host Clark Atlanta on Saturday at Fifth Third Bank Stadium.
Kennesaw State tops Tennessee Tech for first win

Kennesaw State tops Tennessee Tech for first win

Kennesaw State secured its first win of the season Thursday night, beating Tennessee Tech 49-10 in Cookeville, Tenn. Although quarterback Chandler Burks finished the game with 91 rushing yards and three rushing touchdowns, Kennesaw State running back Darnell Holland was responsible for the play of the game.
Kennesaw State maintains Top 10 ranking despite season-opening loss

Kennesaw State maintains Top 10 ranking despite season-opening loss

Following an opening week loss to Georgia State, the Kennesaw State Owls remain in the top 10 of both FCS national polls released Monday.  The Owls check in at No. 7 in the STATS FCS Top 25 and land at No. 8 in the AFCA Coaches Top 25 Poll after dropping a 24-20 heartbreaker at Georgia State — their first FBS opponent in program history.
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