There's only 10 FBS conferences, and Georgia Southern is the champion of one of them. Only the Eagles, Florida State and Ohio State went through their conference schedules unbeaten, and that's saying something.
As Brian VanGorder learned in 2006 during his year as Georgia Southern's head coach - Eagle Nation doesn't like its traditions messed with.
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Edwin Jackson, Georgia Southern's leading tackler in 2013, was named preseason second-team, All-Sun Belt and its a good thing, because he's really the only linebacker in the mix that played a lot of football last year.
NEW ORLEANS - The one word that was thrown around all day was "unknown."
As the Sun Belt Conference Football Media Day gets underway today in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans - a long, long way from the Southern Conference event in the Spartanburg, S.C., Marriott - there will be many, many more questions than answers for the Georgia Southern Eagles.
MACON - Georgia and Georgia Tech used to be the only shows in the state.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Georgia Southern's run through the postseason finally ran out of steam.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- After a pair of weather delays lasting over three hours, it was one fluky play that ultimately was the difference in the game.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida State head coach Mike Martin said it best.
There was one question on everyone's mind when Georgia Southern was playing in last week's Southern Conference tournament.
CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Sometimes, you've got to make your own luck. Wednesday for the Appalachian State Mountaineers, Georgia Southern made it for them.
If anybody's hot heading into the Southern Conference tournament, it's Georgia Southern.
Sometimes it's hard to be a pitcher. A lot of guys go once a week, and everything else that happens in every other game is out of their control.