The excitement of the triple-option offense and its return to Georgia Southern has been almost tangible this season, but much of the Eagles' success this season can be chalked up to one thing - scoring defense.
CULLOWHEE, N.C. - When Georgia Southern defensive end Dion DuBose went down early in the second quarter of Saturday's game against Western Carolina with a dislocated left knee, he stayed down.
CULLOWHEE, N.C. - Every time the Western Carolina Catamounts knocked on the door, Georgia Southern gave them an unfriendly greeting.
SOUTH BEND - In the season opener for both, Georgia Southern struggled from the field early and never recovered in a 98-61 loss at Notre Dame Friday.
It's the perfect trap game.
As the 2010-11 college basketball season gets underway, there's good news and bad news for the Georgia Southern Eagles and second-year coach Charlton Young.
Last Saturday's win over then-No. 1 Appalachian State may have opened the door for the possibility of the playoffs, but the Georgia Southern Eagles have a long way to go if they're still going to have a shot.
There is no I in Jaybo Shaw. No me, either.
Eric Breitenstein is leading the Southern Conference in rushing, and it isn't even close.
It seems like at some point in each of the last few weeks, somebody on the field for Georgia Southern has made a play and left the crowd asking one question.
All Georgia Southern had to do to stay alive in the playoff race was beat the unbeaten, No. 1 ranked team in the country, which also happens to be the Eagles' biggest rival.
With all the things that have changed over the last five years on the football field at Georgia Southern, one thing has remained the same.
Charlie Edwards doesn't rattle easily. For that matter he simply doesn't get rattled.
The Georgia Southern University men's basketball team will play an exhibition game on Friday at Hanner Fieldhouse.
Things just keep getting better for the two at the top.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- The Georgia Southern Eagles didn't have much left in the tank, and the Wofford Terriers knew it.
The Georgia Southern Eagles swept a doubleheader from Holy Cross 7-1, 6-2 on Saturday at J.I. Clements Stadium.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Georgia Southern gave the Chattanooga Mocs everything they had to give on Saturday in Kimbel Arena.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Georgia Southern's swan song is still playing.
Sam Howard allowed one run and struck out eight batters as the Georgia Southern Eagles won the opener of a four-game series with Holy Cross 3-1 Friday night to tie their best start since 2009.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Georgia Southern gave the Chattanooga Mocs everything they had to give on Saturday in Kimmel Arena.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- The Georgia Southern Eagles came to play. The Furman Paladins, well, they were there too.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- The Georgia Southern women's basketball program isn't done with the Southern Conference quite yet.
This is it.
MiMi Dubose has accomplished a lot since coming to Georgia Southern in 2010.
When the toughest part of putting together a lineup is figuring out which .300 hitter needs to get left out, you're in pretty good shape.
After a disappointing loss on Friday night, Georgia Southern blew off some steam.
CHARLESTON, S.C. - Georgia Southern's run of 259 games in Southern Conference regular season play came to an end with an 80-63 loss to The Citadel on Saturday night.
Senior Georgia Southern pitcher Sarah Purvis dominated Troy in Saturday's first game, tossing her fourth career no-hitter in the Eagles' 2-0 win over the Trojans.
Georgia Southern's first Sun Belt Conference opponent at the expanded Paulson Stadium will be a familiar one as the Eagles play host to Appalachian State on Sept. 27, one of five home games for 2014.