The Georgia Southern University club wrestling team attended the NCWA National Championships in Hampton, Virginia this past weekend, bringing home a 5th place finish as a team in the Division-II standings, its first All-American in over a decade, and first ever national champion. The field saw 79 teams from across the country; 25 at Division-I status and 54 at Division II. Georgia Southern took 5th as a team in D-II and 16th overall as a team in the entire tournament field.
Now that's a weekend pitching rotation.
There's a long way to go between now and the spring game on April 17, but that doesn't mean some guys haven't caught the coaches' attention.
Out of 95 plays, there were a couple of long passes, some chunks of yards on the ground, two touchdowns, two field goals and a whole bunch of turnovers.
Jaybo Shaw is a man without a team right now.
Another deep start out of Georgia Southern's pitching rotation got it done again.
Once again, Jake Brown found himself in a pitcher's duel.
It's easy to scout another team when you play a head-to-head matchup.
When the Georgia Southern Eagles found out they would be running an option offense, it was easy for the running backs to get pumped up about the possibilities.
Leander Barney, a running back-turned-quarterback who sat out 2009 academically ineligible, has been permanently dismissed from the Georgia Southern football team, a Wednesday press release from GSU confirmed.
The last guy to man the position was Jermaine Austin. Before that, it was Adrian Peterson. And that takes us all the way back to 1997.
A throwing error by third baseman Adrian Morales allowed Eric Phillips to end up all the way on second, but more importantly allowed pinch runner Scooter Williams to score, tie the score at 5-5 and force the extra innings.
After four years and two coaches, Georgia Southern got back to its roots.
As impressive as Justin Hess was in his first-career start – last Tuesday's 8-7 win over Kennesaw State – he hasn't seen anything yet.
North Florida held a seven stroke lead entering the final round of competition, but Auburn climbed the leaderboard and took the title with a 3-over par 291 team final outing. The Auburn Tigers won the 31st Annual Schenkel E-Z-GO Invitational with an aggregated 862 (-2) for their first title in tournament history.
Every coach at the Sun Belt Football Media Day last week in New Orleans said pretty much the same thing about winning in the conference - you need a good quarterback and a good defense.
It was all business when the Georgia Southern Eagles took to the Beautiful Eagle Creek practice fields on Thursday morning for the first day of fall camp.
The NCAA has made things a lot easier for a first-year head football coach to install his system.
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.