Hundreds of Georgia Southern fans turned out to Paulson Stadium Saturday to show support for their school as the fifth annual "Meet the Eagles" day offered the community a chance to get up close and personal with their favorite team.
Despite a pair of offensive touchdowns and a pair of field goals by Adrian Mora (45 yards) and Billy Greer (47), the defense looked to be in charge Saturday morning as the Georgia Southern Eagles scrimmaged at Paulson Stadium.
When Georgia Southern suits up for the last session of fall camp -- a scrimmage today at 10:05 a.m. at Paulson Stadium -- one more familiar face will be on the roster.
Georgia Southern defensive lineman Brent Russell has too many titles to list in one sentence.
Luke Cherry thought he was going to spend the semester as a regular student at Florida State, but it wasn't for a lack of trying to find a football team to play for after high school.
You can't go to a Georgia Southern practice without hearing the word "new" -- new offense, new defense, new coaches, new players and new positions, just to name a few.
Between wide receivers and running backs, and even a quarterback learning a new position, along with a slew of freshmen, Georgia Southern has 13 slotbacks currently listed on the roster.
Everybody, drop what you're doing and take one step forward.
It seems like in every football article you read in August, whether it's about a prep team or the NFL, the story's always the same – the defense is ahead of the offense.
Friday at Beautiful Eagle Creek, it was finally time to get into the pads.
Between Georgia Southern, Youngstown State and Ohio State, Pat Spurgeon was involved in 10 national championship games in an 11-year stretch.
➤ Jawaun Luckey, a senior, played quarterback throughout spring camp. He took reps with the slotbacks at Thursday's practice. Freshman quarterback Ezayi Youyoute practiced with the twos. Senior E.J. Webb moved permanently from safety to outside linebacker.
The road to Stillwater, Okla. at Karsten Creek Golf Club for the 2011 NCAA Golf Championship begins September 6th in St. Andrews, Scotland as Georgia Southern Coach Larry Mays announced the 2010-11 schedule. The trip to Scotland for the International Collegiate and to Baton Rouge, La., for the David Toms Intercollegiate are the only tournaments new to a schedule that is otherwise consistent with last year's list of tournaments.
Quarterback battles are always a lot of fun -- Trey Hunter or Chaz Williams? Jayson Foster or Travis Clark? Antonio Henton or Lee Chapple? -- but seemingly for the first time since Foster headed up Georgia Southern's triple-option offense in 2005 as a sophomore, there isn't a question about whose job it is to lose.
Georgia Southern Baseball will host the 2010 High School Prospect Camp on Saturday, September 25 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. The camp will take place at J.I. Clements Stadium on the campus of Georgia Southern University.
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.
Note: "Jerick's journey into the NFL" will run each Sunday during the preseason in the Statesboro Herald. This series is brought to you by Queensborough National Bank and Trust Company.
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.
Any time a new coach inherits a wide receiver coming off a 1,000-yard season, it's a good reason to be excited. When the entire team barely cracked 1,000 receiving yards, one might think it would be a cause for concern.