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.
When first-year Georgia Southern offensive coordinator Doug Ruse talks about his football philosophy, it's easy to imagine the words coming from the lips of Jeff Monken, Paul Johnson, even Erk Russell.
This time last year, they were called "wide blockers."
DAVIDSON, N.C. - A five-run first inning lifted the Davidson Wildcats to a 5-2 win over the Georgia Southern Eagles in the Southern Conference series opener at Wilson Field.
Georgia Southern's pro day used have a player, maybe two, and a handful of NFL scouts.
Willie Fritz uses a voice recorder to take notes as he watches practice.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Georgia Southern Eagles scored five unanswered runs to rally within a run, but the North Florida Ospreys prevented the equalizer and won 8-7 at Harmon Stadium on Tuesday.
So far in his head coaching career, Willie Fritz has taken over three programs and turned them into national contenders within their division.
Every three or so years, Georgia Southern coach Rodney Hennon hits another career milestone.
Ben Morgan broke open a tie game with a two-run single and the Georgia Southern Eagles rallied from a four-run deficit to take a three-game series from the Appalachian State Mountaineers 10-7 on Sunday at J.I. Clements Stadium.
Georgia Southern got a win on Friday by hitting Appalachian State's bullpen.
Appalachian State would sure like to turn around its baseball season after a disastrous start to the program's last year in the Southern Conference before joining the Sun Belt.