McCall paces No. 20 Coastal Carolina in rout of Georgia St.
Grayson McCall threw four touchdown passes in his return to action as No. 20 Coastal Carolina blasted host Georgia State 51-0 on Saturday afternoon in Atlanta.
McCall, who missed the previous game with an upper-body injury, also ran for a touchdown.
McCall completed 18 of 24 passes for 254 yards as the Chanticleers (6-0, 4-0 Sun Belt) flexed their muscle in the rout.
Coastal Carolina, which was playing only its second game as a nationally ranked team on the FBS level, led 34-0 at halftime after a 27-point second quarter.
CJ Marable and Reese White also scored on rushing touchdowns for Coastal Carolina. Marable ran for a team-high 71 yards on 10 carries.
Georgia State (2-3, 1-3) was held to 106 yards of total offense and was forced to punt six times. Destin Coates gained 56 yards on 11 carries.
Georgia State quarterback Cornelious Brown IV completed 6 of 10 passes for 30 yards. He was intercepted once.
McCall opened the scoring with a 35-yard touchdown pass to Jaivon Heiligh midway through the first quarter.
The Chanticleers had a big second quarter, with Marable reeling in an 18-yard touchdown pass. After White’s 13-yard scoring run, McCall and Heiligh hooked up again on a 10-yard touchdown pass.
McCall’s 2-yard touchdown run with 50 seconds left in the half continued the scoring frenzy.
McCall’s last scoring play came with a third-quarter pass of 12 yards to Kameron Brown.
The only scoring in the fourth quarter was Massimo Biscardi’s 24-yard field goal.
Georgia State’s best scoring chance came on the game’s opening possession, but Noel Ruiz missed a 47-yard field goal attempt.
–Field Level Media