It was the first time Georgia Southern ran the triple option in four long years, but as the Eagles knocked off visiting Savannah State 48-3 in the season opener Saturday at Paulson Stadium, that wasn't the only first.
The Savannah State Tigers have gone through a lot of turmoil this past offseason.
The level of play is higher, but Robert Brown said other than that nothing has really changed.
For most teams, opening week is a good time to see how you match up against non-conference opponents and get a feel for where you're at.
For most college football teams, there are two kinds of players - freshmen and veterans.
The Georgia Southern Cross Country team begins its 2010 season with a trip to Hilton Field at Fort Jackson, S.C., for the Gamecock Invitational on Friday.
The Georgia Southern Eagles lost the leading passer, the leading rusher and the leading receiver from 2009.
AUBURN, Ala. - The Georgia Southern Lady Eagles (2-1) breezed through the first two games of the War Eagle Invitational volleyball tournament hosted by Auburn Friday and Saturday, but fell to AU 3-1 in the third match.
Georgia Southern men's basketball senior point guard Willie Powers suffered a right knee injury that will require surgery. Powers is expected to miss the 2010-2011 season.
The Georgia Southern Eagles have spent the fall learning a new offense, a new defense and a lot of new techniques installed by Jeff Monken and his first-year coaching staff.
By MATT YOGUS
Brent Pry likes to keep things simple.
Jeff Monken has watched Paul Johnson call the plays from the sidelines since 1997.
Georgia Southern middle linebacker Josh Rowe has been a man on a mission throughout fall camp, finding his way into the backfield and helping the defense stop the triple-option offense before it starts.
Despite marked improvement in Saturday's scrimmage at Paulson Stadium, Georgia Southern coach Jeff Monken still doesn't feel like the team is where it needs to be with two weeks to go until opening kickoff.
The Friday series opener between the Georgia Southern Eagles and the Samford Bulldogs has been postponed due to rain.
Last year in the season opener, nine different Georgia Southern football players scored a rushing touchdown.
CHARLESTON, S.C. - Garrett Chapman went 4-for-5 at the plate as the Georgia Southern Eagles scored three runs in the fourth inning to defeat the College of Charleston Cougars 7-3 on Wednesday.
ORLANDO - The Orlando Sports Foundation and Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer announced Wednesday the creation of the Cure Bowl, a postseason college football game matching-up the Sun Belt Conference against the American Athletic Conference beginning in December 2015.
Georgia Southern baseball players Will Middour and Aaron Palmer have been dismissed from the program, GSU head coach Rodney Hennon said on Tuesday.
Special to the Herald
On Saturday at Georgia Southern's annual Blue and White game at Paulson Stadium, they didn't keep score.
Georgia Southern's spring game isn't just a dress rehearsal for the players, or a showcase for the fans.
UNC Greensboro catcher Jake Hall has hit two home runs in his career.
Pitching roles change from week to week, but in college baseball, unless you've got consistency on Friday and Saturday, you rarely have a chance.
Georgia Southern has obligations for four non-conference football games for the 2015 season with games at Georgia and West Virginia and home contests vs. The Citadel and Western Michigan, Director of Athletics Tom Kleinlein announced today. Kleinlein also scheduled Kent State for a home-and-home series for 2018 and 2019 in the construction of the Eagles' future non-conference schedules.
Georgia Southern wide receiver Tray Butler is a senior, and when it comes to learning the offensive system of first-year head coach Willie Fritz, it's almost like he's in grad school.
ATLANTA - Ben Parr held Georgia Southern to just one run while the Georgia Tech offense backed him to the tune of 12 runs over the first five innings in a 13-2 mid-week victory at Russ Chandler Stadium.
It's way, way, way too early to be talking about Georgia Southern's starting lineup for the upcoming 2014 football season, so let's talk about it.
The Georgia Southern Eagles accomplished something significant over the weekend in sweeping The Citadel.