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Recap, stats: Samford drops second straight road game, loses to Furman 35-17

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Samford quarterback Andy Summerlin threw for 372 yards and two interceptions in the Bulldogs'  35-17 loss at Furman, Saturday, November 9, 2013. (Samford Athletics Photo, File) Samford quarterback Andy Summerlin threw for 372 yards and two interceptions in the Bulldogs' 35-17 loss at Furman, Saturday, November 9, 2013. (Samford Athletics Photo, File)

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) - Reese Hannon was 10 of 14 passing for 159 yards with a touchdown, leading Furman to a 35-17 victory over Samford Saturday.

Samford (6-4, 4-2 Southern Conference) was staying close, trailing 14-9 late in the second quarter, when Hannon completed an 85-yard scoring strike to Andrej Suttles to give Furman (5-5, 4-2) a 21-9 advantage.

The Bulldogs had 531 total yards, but were held to three field goals by the Furman defense until Fabian Truss scored on a 23-yard run late in the third quarter. Furman finished with 336 total yards.

Samford, trailing 28-17 in the final quarter, was driving for a late score when Marcus McMorris picked off a pass, returning it 89 yards for a score to seal the victory for the Paladins.

Samford's Andy Summerlin threw for 372 yards, completing 44 of 69 attempts in a losing effort. Samford has now lost two games in a row.

Team Stat Comparison

 SAMFUR
1st Downs 31 14
Total Yards 531 336
Passing 372 219
Rushing 159 117
Penalties 8-71 8-80
3rd Down Conversions 9-21 4-10
4th Down Conversions 2-3 0-0
Turnovers 3 2
Possession 33:14 26:46

Passing Leaders

 
SamfordC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Andy Summerlin 44/69 372 5.4 0 2
 
FurmanC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Reese Hannon 10/14 159 11.4 1 0
Tanner Skogen 1/1 46 46.0 1 0

Rushing Leaders

 
SamfordCARYDSAVGTDLG
Fabian Truss 18 117 6.5 1 23
Jeremiaha Gates 2 24 12.0 0 15
 
FurmanCARYDSAVGTDLG
Hank McCloud 15 70 4.7 0 14
Richard Hayes III 9 27 3.0 1 8

Receiving Leaders

 
SamfordRECYDSAVGTDLG
Chris Cephus 5 108 21.6 0 48
Karel Hamilton 7 101 14.4 0 20
 
FurmanRECYDSAVGTDLG
Andrej Suttles 3 115 38.3 1 85
Jordan Snellings 2 53 26.5 1 46

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERSAMFUR
TD 7:41 FURMAN rush for a touchdown. Ray Early extra point GOOD.
Drive info: 15 plays, 79 yds in 7:19
0 7
FG 4:16 SAMFORD 26 yard field goal GOOD.
Drive info: 13 plays, 66 yds in 3:25
3 7
FG 2:59 SAMFORD 41 yard field goal GOOD.
Drive info: 5 plays, -1 yds in 1:11
6 7
SECOND QUARTERSAMFUR
TD 6:13 FURMAN rush for a touchdown. Ray Early extra point GOOD.
Drive info: 2 plays, 11 yds in 0:43
6 14
FG 4:43 SAMFORD 36 yard field goal GOOD.
Drive info: 4 plays, 5 yds in 1:30
9 14
TD 1:46 FURMAN pass complete for a touchdown. Ray Early extra point GOOD.
Drive info: 2 plays, 86 yds in 0:53
9 21
THIRD QUARTERSAMFUR
TD 12:57 FURMAN pass complete for a touchdown. Ray Early extra point GOOD.
Drive info: 1 plays, 46 yds in 0:08
9 28
TD 2:33 SAMFORD rush for a touchdown. Two-point conversion attempt, Andy Summerlin pass to Karel Hamilton GOOD.
Drive info: 9 plays, 75 yds in 3:10
17 28
FOURTH QUARTERSAMFUR
TD 1:15 FURMAN interception return for a touchdown. Ray Early extra point GOOD. 17 35

2013 Southern STANDINGS

TEAMCONFOVR
Chattanooga 6-1 8-2
Samford 4-2 6-4
Wofford 4-2 5-4
Furman 4-2 5-5
Citadel 4-4 4-6
Georgia Southern 3-4 5-4
Appalachian State 2-4 2-8
Elon 1-5 2-8
Western Carolina 1-5 2-8
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