* Most wins in a season with seven
* First bowl victory
* First winning season as an FBS program
* Most road victories with five (tied for second in the nation)
* Fewest points per game allowed (24.75)
* Fewest rushing yards per game allowed (136.4), bettering previous record (180.5) by nearly 45 yards
* Fewest yards per rushing attempt (4.13)
* Recorded the first shutout in school history with a 28-0 win at Charlotte
* Limited Western Kentucky to a school-record minus-two yards rushing in the AutoNation Cure Bowl. That broke the record of 41 yards that the Panthers set earlier in the season vs. South Alabama.
* Most sacks in a game (7 vs. ULM) and season (24.0)
* Highest completion percentage (64.2) in a season
* Fewest interceptions (9) in a season
* Enjoyed the most prolific offensive day in school history in 47-37 win at ULM with a school-record 670 yards of total offense and 47 points, the most ever for GSU against an FBS opponent.
INDIVIDUAL RECORDS AND MILESTONES
WR Penny Hart
* School-record 74 receptions
* With 1,121 receiving yards, he became the first Panther to record two 1,000-yard seasons
* Set GSU record with 190 yards receiving vs. ULM, then topped it with 191 yards vs. Georgia Southern
* Tied his own school record of 11 catches in two games
QB Conner Manning
* Set GSU season record for completion percentage at 64.3 percent
WR PK Brandon Wright:
* Set single-game records for field goals made (4) and points by kicking (15) in win at Texas State.
DE Michael Shaw
* Finishes his junior season as Georgia State's career leader in tackles for loss with 25.5
DE Mackendy Cheridor
* With two sacks vs. Western Kentucky, he broke the GSU career record, finishing with 10.5
* Also GSU's career leader with six fumbles caused, including two this season
RB Kyler Neal
* His clinching touchdown in the AutoNation Cure Bowl gave him the GSU career record for rushing touchdowns with 13.
RB Glenn Smith
* GSU record for most rushing attempts in a season (170)
* One of only three active FBS players with 1,000 career rushing yards, 1,000 receiving yards and 1,000 return yards
S Bryan Williams
* Tied the GSU season record with four interceptions, including two vs. Charlotte, which also tied the school record.
CB Chandon Sullivan
* Finished as GSU's career leader in interceptions (7) and passes defended (25)
* Only Panther with two defensive touchdowns in his career
* Georgia State football's first Academic All-American
* First Senior Bowl invitee