After spotting Troy a 10-0 lead, Georgia Southern (7-2, 5-1 Sun Belt) established its ground attack in dominant fashion. The Eagles had the ball for 42:55 compared to 17:05 for the Trojans.
The Eagles had 325 rushing yards to 70 for Troy (3-7, 2-4).
LA Ramsby and Kevin Ellinson ran for 82 and 77 yards, respectively. Ramsby also scored a touchdown.
Matt Campbell's 20-yard scoring run in the second quarter put Georgia Southern up 17-10.
The Eagles' defense limited Troy to 212 total yards, had two interceptions and recovered a fumble.