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.
Zeke Rozier and Tobi Akinniranye bring the most running back experience to the fullback position at Georgia Southern.
For the first time, the full roster of the 2010 Georgia Southern Eagles took the field together as the first practice session of fall camp took place Monday afternoon at Beautiful Eagle Creek.
Erk Russell means a lot of things to a lot of people for a number of different reasons here in Statesboro.
STATESBORO, Ga. - A slate that includes 32 matches, 14 home, 11 away and seven at neutral sights, was unveiled as the 2010 competitive schedule for the Georgia Southern volleyball team.
Georgia Southern isn't the only Southern Conference team thinking option in 2010.
Georgia Southern announced several updates to the 2010 football roster prior to the beginning of preseason camp. First-year coach Jeff Monken and the Eagles will hold the first practice of the fall Monday.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Both the Southern Conference football coaches and the SoCon Sports Media Association have selected Georgia Southern for a seventh-place finish in their respective 2010 preseason polls. Both polls tabbed Appalachian State as the preseason favorite to win the league crown in 2010 with seven top votes from the coaches and 22 from media members.
STATESBORO, Ga. -- After a year with the Carolina Panthers organization, Justin Matlage has joined the Georgia Southern Athletics Training staff as an assistant athletic trainer. At GSU, Matlage will work with the Football and Golf teams and oversee the care of the Baseball team and Cheerleading squads.
The Recreation Activity Center at Georgia Southern is usually the site for fun and games, but this week saw middle and high school aged wrestlers getting down to business at the second annual "Camp for Champs" clinic.
This report is the final installment in a six-part series about the state of Georgia Southern Athletics. Part six takes focuses on the accomplishments of the football Eagles since joining the Southern Conference in 1993. Wednesday's story was a retrospective of the Eagles from 1993-2005, and the series will conclude today with the program's change in direction and an overall evaluation of Georgia Southern football as a member of the SoCon.
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.