Antonio Bostick passed for two scores and ran for another as Savannah State came from behind to win 27-20 against Fort Valley State on Saturday night.
Savannah State (1-2) earned its first win of the season in the home opener for the Tigers.
Fort Valley State (0-2) built a 13-0 lead before Lereginald Veals jump-started the Savannah State offense with a 92-yard kickoff return for a touchdown.
Bostick threw a 26-yard touchdown pass to Simon Heyward to tie the game at 13-13 before the Wildcats regained the lead in the third quarter.
In the fourth, Bostick completed a touchdown pass to tie the game at 20- and then scored on a 1-yard touchdown run with less than five minutes left to complete the comeback.
The Wildcats generated 425 yards of total offense compared with 243 for the Tigers, but were hurt by three interceptions.
Wofford 30, Georgia Southern 20
Georgia Southern rushed for 342 yards, but that wasnt enough for the Eagles to win their Southern Conference opener.
Wofford had 272 yards rushing and 119 passing and overcame two rushing touchdowns by Jerick McKinnon to hand the Eagles their first loss of the season.
The game was tied at 7 after one quarter, and the Terriers slowly pulled away.
Georgia Southern had six fumbles and lost two of them and threw an interception. Wofford only had one interception.
West Virginia 41, Georgia State 7
Redshirt freshman Ford Childress threw for 359 yards and three touchdowns in his college debut, leading West Virginia.
Charles Sims rushed for 116 yards and a touchdown for the Mountaineers, who got the scoring boost they needed after a poor performance last week in which they scored just seven points in a loss at Oklahoma.
Childress completed 25-of-41 passes in his first start. But West Virginia was far from dominant on both sides of the ball against a team in its first year in FBS play and fourth year of existence.
Georgia State pulled within 17-7 after Travis Evans 65-yard touchdown run early in the third quarter before West Virginia scored the final 24 points.