Football Bowl Subdivision
Walter Payton Awards Watch 2005
List of 2005 candidates
#6 Jermaine Austin , FBJermaine                       Austin
Georgia Southern Eagles
SR       5-8 , 218
Season stats
Rushing StatsReceiving Stats
2at Northeastern201991101404W 41-38
3vs. McNeese State2012916.4L 23-20
4at Wofford218704.1L 21-17
5vs. Chattanooga11127111.5W 48-10
6at Elon11125211.4W 49-7
7vs. Wstn Carolina2411704.9W 45-7
8at Appalachian State197203.8L 24-7
9vs. Citadel1813707.6W 49-14
10at South Dakota St2914645W 55-42
11vs. Furman2414235.9W 27-24
12vs. Morehead State1311819.1W 63-17
14at Texas State2314716.4L 50-35
Jermaine                       Austin                   A starter since his freshman season, Austin has followed in the line of star running backs at Georgia Southern and enters the 2005 campaign with a I-AA best 3,865 career rushing yards. The 2003 Southern Conference Offensive Player of the Year holds a 6.2 yards per carry average in his career. After eclipsing the 1,400-yard mark in 2002 and 2003, Austin ran for 988 yards in an injury-plagued season in 2004.