Brent Russell hasn't been around forever, it only seems that way.
South Carolina State University is appearing in the FCS playoffs for the third straight year, fifth overall, but this will be the first time it has played as an at-large entry.
COLUMBIA, S.C. - Both Coastal Carolina and South Carolina State reached a point this season when their coaches thought their chances to make the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs were long gone.
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas - Georgia Southern led 36-24 at halftime and held the advantage by as many as 16 in the first 20 minutes, but Chicago State never went away as the Eagles dropped a 64-59 game Friday afternoon in the South Padre Island Invitational.
DALLAS - After letting a big second-half lead slip away, The University of Akron women's basketball team bounced back to out score Georgia Southern 24-11 in overtime to claim a 94-81 win in the the SMU Hoops for the Cure Thanksgiving Tournament.
It goes without saying that Georgia Southern players, coaches and fans are thankful to be playing another game on Thanksgiving weekend and having a shot in the playoffs for the first time since 2005.
The late Erk Russell would have loved Michael Butler.
Georgia Southern coach Jeff Monken got the chance Tuesday morning to do something no GSU coach has done in almost five years - hop on the phone for a postseason Southern Conference press conference.
Georgia Southern coach Charlton Young has a team full of what he describes as "young pups" - seven freshmen and only one eligible senior.
If Georgia Southern wanted to strap on its dancing shoes and return to the NCAA volleyball tournament for the first time since 2003, it had to beat College of Charleston in the Southern Conference tournament championship.
GREENVILLE, S.C. - Bobby Lamb's coaching career at Furman ended the same way as his playing career in 1985.
GREENVILLE, S.C. –-Georgia Southern left Paladin Stadium with its playoff future up in the air.
Georgia Southern hasn't had much time to work out the growing pains.
Georgia Southern's two matchups against Southeastern Conference teams - Georgia and Alabama, got away in the second half, but for a team that's young in the post, a lot of growing pains have been worked out.
Georgia Southern closed the gap to five with four with less than three minutes to go, but Alabama ended the game on a 9-2 run to take down the Lady Eagles 65-55 Friday at Hanner Fieldhouse.
Scott Farmer has a unique perspective on Georgia Southern's transition from the Football Championship Subdivision to the Football Bowl Subdivision Sun Belt Conference.
Eric Alonzo (P, GSU)
When Georgia Southern's Edwin Jackson and Garrett Frye were asked what if felt like to be named second-team, All-Sun Belt before the 2014 season, they looked at each other for a quick moment.
On Tuesday at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans at the Sun Belt Football Media Day, SBC commissioner Karl Benson expressed his support for a recent proposal that would change the NCAA Division-I landscape.
NEW ORLEANS -- Georgia Southern and Appalachian State have long been known for having two of the best gameday atmospheres in the Football Championship Subdivision.
NEW ORLEANS - The Sun Belt Conference's 11 institutions are prepared to pay more to remain part of major college football, commissioner Karl Benson said Tuesday.
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.
NEW ORLEANS - After tying for the regular season championship last year, UL Lafayette and Arkansas State have been picked to finish first and second in the 2014 Sun Belt Football Preseason Coaches' Poll.
Eric Alonzo (P, GSU)
Georgia Southern announced the hiring of Kelly Carter as the Eagles' new cross country and track and field head coach on Thursday.
Georgia Southern Director of Athletics Tom Kleinlein announced Wednesday that six new members will be inducted into the Georgia Southern Athletics Hall of Fame Oct. 11.
A pancake breakfast benefitting "AJ's Medical Fund" will take place from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., on Sunday at Chops on Main.
Georgia Southern basketball player Eric Ferguson has been suspended from the team indefinitely following a June 26 arrest.