Recap: Navy vs. Ga Southern
Annapolis, MD (SportsNetwork.com) - Keenan Reynolds rushed for a career-high 277 yards and six touchdowns as the Navy Midshipmen defeated the Georgia Southern Eagles, 52-19, in a matchup at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.
Reynolds threw for 71 yards and one touchdown as well, connecting on 5-of-8 passes for the Midshipmen (5-5).
As for the Eagles (8-3), Matt Breida rushed for 210 yards and two scores and Kevin Ellison threw for 59 yards and one interception on 7-of-12 passing.
The Eagles took a 7-0 lead when Ramsby capped off a 13-play, 75-yard drive with a two-yard touchdown run with just over eight minutes to play in the first quarter.
Navy responded when Reynolds rushed for a one-yard touchdown with just under three minutes left in the first quarter.
Reynolds gave the Midshipmen a 14-7 lead with a 14-yard touchdown pass to Jamir Tillman with 11:17 left in the first half.
The Midshipmen would push the lead to 17-7 when Austin Grebe kicked a 36-yard field goal to end the scoring in the first half.
Reynolds rushed for a 22-yard touchdown early in the third quarter and then capped off a nine-play, 73-yard drive with a one yard touchdown run to push Navy's lead to 31-7 with 5:11 left in the third quarter.
With 1:27 left to play in the third quarter, Breida rushed for a 36-yard touchdown as the Eagles cut the deficit to 31-13, following a failed extra point attempt.
Reynolds wasn't done, however, as he scored on touchdown runs of 27 and 15 yards in the beginning of the fourth quarter.
Breida escaped for an 88-yard touchdown run midway through the quarter, but Reynolds responded with a 39-yard touchdown run on the first play of the ensuing drive.
With the six rushing touchdowns, Reynolds now has 58 in his career, which is just one short of the NCAA record for quarterbacks.Game Notes