Georgia State won its Sun Belt Conference opener for the second straight year and the third time in the last four years with a 46-14 victory over ULM at Georgia State Stadium.


> 46 points are Georgia State's second-most vs. FBS opponent (highest total was 47 last season vs. ULM) and third-most overall (school record is 55 points vs. Savannah State in 2010).

> Largest margin of victory (32 points) vs. FBS opponent.

> The Panthers rushed for a school-record 308 yards.

> Freshman Seth Paige rushed for 145 yards and two touchdowns on just nine carries. That is the highest single-game rushing total for a Panther since 2012 and the fourth-highest overall. He is just the second GSU freshman to record at 100-yard game.

> Paige's 82-yard touchdown run is the longest run and third-longest play from scrimmage in school history.

> Quarterback Dan Ellington completed 15 of 18 passes to set a school-record for completion percentage at .833.

> With seven catches, Penny Hart (177 career receptions) moved past Albert Wilson (175) and into second place in GSU history, trailing only Robert Davis (222).

> Georgia State's 38:12 of possession time is a school record.

> The Panthers scored touchdowns on four straight possessions to open the game.


> Panthers held ULM to 262 yards of total offense, the third-best defensive performance in school history.

> GSU allowed just 43 total yards and one first down in the second half.

> Outside linebacker Victor Heyward had an interception and a fumble recovery as part of the Panthers' four takeaways.


> Penny Hart had the first punt return for touchdown in school history with a 49-yard return that is also the second-longest return in Panther annals.