As the regular season starts winding down and Georgia Southern continues searching for its first Southern Conference win, fatigue has been an issue.
There was just something different about this year's Georgia Southern football recruiting class.
Elon scored 28 points off of 21 Georgia Southern turnovers, but the Lady Eagles fought back, forced overtime and got a down-to-the-wire win for the second game in a row as they held off the Lady Phoenix 71-69 Monday at Hanner Fieldhouse.
The last time Georgia Southern played UNC Greensboro, Meredyth Frye had a chance at a game winner.
On February 22, 2010 in Birmingham, Ala. against Samford, Georgia Southern won its last Southern Conference game.
Ben Drayton joined a pretty exclusive group of Eagles Thursday in Chattanooga.
For the sixth-straight season, Georgia Southern will host the "Pack the House in Pink" event in support of breast cancer awareness at Hanner Fieldhouse.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's basketball team out-lasted Georgia Southern (4-20/0-11) 75-66 Thursday night in McKenzie Arena. Chattanooga improves to 14-10 with a Southern Conference best mark of 10-2.
What's a good way to evaluate football talent away from the gridiron?
At the end of the day, Georgia Southern coach Jeff Monken was pleased with the 26-player recruiting class that signed Wednesday on National Signing Day.
Georgia Southern doesn't have quite as many needs to fill on the two-deep as it has in recent years, but that hasn't stopped the coaching staff from hitting the recruiting trail hard.
The turnover bug was back, and this time it was Davidson taking advantage.
Georgia Southern fans weren't the only ones taking notice of the Eagles' defensive accomplishments in 2010.
The Georgia Southern swimming and diving team (12-4) plays host to Coastal Collegiate Swimming Association (CCSA) foe North Florida Saturday, at the GSU Recreation Activity Center. The 16-event meet begins at 12 p.m. and admission is free. This will be the Eagles' final competition before the CCSA Championships in Athens Feb. 17-19.
Georgia Southern brought a slowed-down game plan and ran it to near perfection, but the College of Charleston brought Andrew Goudelock.
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.
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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.
Edwin Jackson, Georgia Southern's leading tackler in 2013, was named preseason second-team, All-Sun Belt and its a good thing, because he's really the only linebacker in the mix that played a lot of football last year.
If the Georgia Southern Eagles wanted to, they could start a senior at each position on the offensive line.
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.