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2012 SoCon Standings: Georgia Southern loss opens opportunity for Appalachian State

Georgia Southern finished its Southern Conference schedule with a 6-2 league record.

Mike Zarrilli

Georgia Southern's loss to Appalachian State on Saturday won't just have an impact on the FCS Top 25 rankings, but it could put the Mountaineers in a prime position to win a share of the Southern Conference title. The league currently has four two-loss teams, both Georgia Southern and Appalachian State being among them along with Wofford and Chattanooga.

The Eagles, however, are done with their conference schedule and finish with a 6-2 league record after losses to Citadel and Appalachian State. Wofford and Chattanooga go head-to-head next week, while Appalachian State has Furman on the schedule.

Georgia Southern, ranked No. 2 going into the Appalachian State game. The Mountaineers were ranked No. 15.

Take a look at the complete SoCon standings here:

Georgia Southern 6-2 7-2
Wofford 5-2 7-2
Appalachian State 5-2 7-3
Chattanooga 4-2 5-4
Samford 4-3 6-3
Citadel 4-3 5-4
Furman 2-4 3-6
Elon 1-5 3-6
Western Carolina 0-8 1-9

Photographs by coka_koehler used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.