Let me just get this out of the way first.
Georgia Southern just made a statement.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - The Southern Conference announced its Academic All-Conference team for the 2010 fall season Monday.
After Georgia Southern had beaten William and Mary, 31-15, in the second round of the FCS playoffs Tribe players in the post game press conference had a glazed look on their face.
Georgia Southern has a laundry list of adversity so far this season.
On Dec. 4, Georgia Southern went to Chattanooga, Tenn. for a Southern Conference game against the Lady Mocs.
You can say the same thing almost every time the Georgia Southern Eagles take the field for an out-of-conference game - the opponent hasn't seen anything quite like GSU's triple-option attack.
"We call them the odd couple," Georgia Southern defensive coordinator Brent Pry said. "One's in to fishing and hunting, and the other is more urban. Definitely two different personalities, but they're great friends."
Less than five months ago, Georgia Southern had nowhere to go but up. Now, the Eagles are one of four teams remaining in the hunt for the Football Championship Subdivision national title.
NEW YORK - Stephen. F. Austin quarterback Jeremy Moses capped his record-breaking career with an All-American season.
CINCINNATI - Ibrahima Thomas scored 11 of his 12 points by halftime as Cincinnati handled Georgia Southern early in a 99-54 win on Tuesday night.
DeLAND, Fla. - The second-largest crowd in Edmunds Center women's basketball history, 1,876 fans, saw host Stetson let a late one-point lead slip through its grasp Tuesday morning in a 54-49 loss to visiting Georgia Southern.
History doesn't repeat itself, but sometimes it rhymes.
Four different teams that are currently members of the Colonial Athletic Association have won a Football Championship Subdivision national championship this decade.
Jeff Monken doesn't think it takes the best players to win. It takes the best team.
As Brian VanGorder learned in 2006 during his year as Georgia Southern's head coach - Eagle Nation doesn't like its traditions messed with.
With 10 days remaining until Georgia Southern kicks off its first season in the Football Bowl Subdivision, the team feels ready - as ready as it can be.
On August 30, N.C. State, Georgia Southern's opening game opponent, will likely start 6-foot-4, 235-pound quarterback Jacoby Brissett, who transferred to the Wolfpack from Florida after the 2012 season and sat out last year.
Note: "Jerick's journey into the NFL" will run each Sunday during the preseason in the Statesboro Herald.
The Georgia Southern Eagles spent the last scrimmage of fall camp at Paulson Stadium simulating gameday scenarios on Saturday morning - crowd noise pumped over the speaker system included - and left the hundreds of fans in attendance, the coaching staff and the players feeling pretty good overall.
The Georgia Southern volleyball team finished its first full week of practice with an intrasquad scrimmage Friday, and head coach Dustin Wood is happy with the progress so far this preseason.
On Thursday at the 2014 Fall Coaches Luncheon luncheon, attended by local businesses, fans and friends of the Georgia Southern athletics department, Statesboro Mayor Jan Moore made it official with a proclamation - it's a new era for Georgia Southern athletics.
The consensus seemed almost unanimous last month at the Sun Belt Football Media Day in New Orleans - whoever has a quarterback and plays defense will win the Sun Belt.
Georgia Southern men's soccer opened preseason training camp Monday with a pair of practices at the Fair Road Training Complex.
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It's fair to say that after Georgia Southern's first fall scrimmage, there's competition for the quarterback spot.
During Jeff Monken's four years as Georgia Southern's head coach, the Eagles didn't shy away from contact in practice.
Once toe meets leather and the Georgia Southern Eagles play N.C. State on Aug. 30, one of the more interesting storylines to follow will be who trots out there to play defensive line.