Brent Russell is the glamour boy of the Georgia Southern defense.
When spring camp was just getting started all the way back in March, it drew a lot of attention from former Georgia Southern players, who came by Beautiful Eagle Creek to watch the triple-option offense being installed.
When you have the leading punter and one of the leading place kickers in the conference, there are a lot of different things that have to mesh.
Ever since Wofford's historic 14-7 win over Georgia Southern at Paulson Stadium in 2002, the teams have been evenly matched.
A different interpretation of NCAA rules by the Georgia Southern athletic department cost the Eagles a chance at a home game Saturday in the quarterfinals of the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs.
Just 52 yards on five completions - and one of them was from the punter to the long snapper on a fake field goal.
WILLAIMSBURG, Va. - It was the breakout game everybody's been waiting for.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Outside hitters Visnja Djurdjevic, Stephanie Neville and Jekaterina Stepanova combined for
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. - William & Mary was happy to get the first round bye it received for the FCS playoffs.
Georgia Southern and William and Mary don't have a whole lot of history.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - The Georgia Southern Women's Basketball team cut a double-digit deficit to only seven points late in the ball game, but Wofford hit free throws down the stretch to take a 78-66 win at Ben Johnson Arena tonight.
No quarterback on the Georgia Southern football team gets more ear time with offensive coordinator Brent Davis and quarterbacks coach Mitch Ware than Russell DeMasi.
Life on the road hasn't been easy on Georgia Southern.
Georgia Southern is heading into Saturday's second round of the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs a little bit differently than the rest of the Southern Conference's playoff teams.
It's been a bumpy road, and the Georgia Southern Lady Eagles are still looking for answers.
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.