How to Watch Georgia Southern Eagles vs. Ohio Bobcats – December 16

The Ohio Bobcats square off against the Georgia Southern Eagles in the Myrtle Beach Bowl as only 1.5-point underdogs on December 16, 2023 at 11:00 AM ET on ESPN. This game has an over/under of 48.5 points.

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Eagles vs. Bobcats Game Info

  • Date: Saturday, December 16, 2023
  • Time: 11:00 AM ET
  • Channel: ESPN
  • Livestream: Stream NCAA football on Fubo and ESPN+
  • City: Conway, South Carolina
  • Venue: Brooks Stadium

Eagles Insights

  • The Eagles are totaling 423.0 yards per game offensively this year (42nd in the FBS), and they are surrendering 401.3 yards per game (96th) on defense.
  • On offense, the Eagles rank 45th in the FBS with 30.9 points per game. Meanwhile, they rank 97th in points allowed (401.3 points allowed per contest).
  • Offensively, Georgia Southern has been a top-25 unit in terms of passing yards, ranking 14th-best in the FBS by putting up 298.3 per game. The Eagles rank 104th on defense (244.1 passing yards allowed per game).
  • From an offensive standpoint, the Eagles rank 104th in the FBS with 124.8 rushing yards per game. Meanwhile, they rank 78th in rushing yards allowed per contest (157.2).
  • On offense, Georgia Southern has been a top-25 unit in terms of third-down efficiency, ranking 21st-best in the FBS by putting up a 45.7% third-down percentage. The defense ranks 43rd on defense (35.8% third-down percentage allowed).
  • With 16 forced turnovers (22nd in the FBS) against 20 turnovers committed (129th in the FBS), the Eagles (-4) own the 99th-ranked turnover margin in college football.

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Bobcats Insights

  • Ohio ranks 97th in the FBS with 349.8 total yards per contest, but it has been carried by its defense, which ranks fourth-best by allowing just 265.1 total yards per contest.
  • Ohio’s defense has been paving the way for the team, as it ranks fifth-best in the FBS with 15.4 points conceded per contest. In terms of offense, it is generating 22.9 points per game, which ranks 100th.
  • The Bobcats have been thriving on pass defense, giving up just 168.8 passing yards per game (seventh-best). On offense, they rank 87th in the FBS by compiling 210.5 passing yards per game.
  • Ohio’s run defense has been leading the way for the team, as it ranks ninth-best in the FBS with 96.3 rushing yards conceded per contest. In terms of offense, it is accumulating 139.3 rushing yards per game, which ranks 92nd.
  • The Bobcats rank 35th in the FBS with a 43.8% third-down conversion rate, but they’ve been lifted up by their defense, which ranks 12th-best by giving up a 30.0% third-down rate.
  • With 14 forced turnovers (40th in the FBS) and 12 turnovers committed (53rd in the FBS) this season, Ohio ranks 45th in the FBS with a turnover margin of +2.

Eagles Leaders

  • Davis Brin has 3,431 passing yards, 22 touchdowns and 16 interceptions this year. He has completed 64.6% of his attempts, averaging 285.9 yards per game and 6.7 per attempt.
  • Jalen White averages 5.6 yards per carry (81st in the FBS) and 89.1 yards per game, and has 891 total rushing yards. He has scored nine rushing TDs this season.
  • White’s zero targets in the passing game have resulted in 16 catches (1.6 per game) for 65 yards (6.5 per game) and one touchdown.
  • In the passing game, Khaleb Hood, has totaled 901 receiving yards and five touchdowns after pulling down 93 balls (third in the FBS) on zero targets. Per game, he’s averaging 75.1 yards and 7.8 receptions over 12 games.

Bobcats Leaders

  • Through 11 games played this year, Kurtis Rourke has amassed 2,207 passing yards, while throwing 11 touchdowns against five interceptions and completing 63.5% of his passes.
  • On the ground, Rourke has added four rushing touchdowns and 219 rushing yards (third on the Bobcats).
  • Sieh Bangura has 811 rushing yards (leading the Bobcats) and seven rushing touchdowns, while averaging 67.6 yards per game and 4.6 per carry (193rd in the FBS).
  • Bangura has also picked up 137 receiving yards (11.4 per game) on 18 catches (1.5 per game). He’s been targeted zero times and has caught one touchdown pass.
  • Miles Cross has registered 599 receiving yards and five touchdowns on 47 receptions, while being targeted zero times on the season.
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