The word "playoffs" has been thrown around a lot since Georgia Southern knocked off Appalachian State at homecoming.
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.
This time last season, Georgia Southern men's soccer coach Kevin Kennedy didn't know if the Eagles will have a conference to call home.
The last time Kevin Ellison lined up at quarterback for Georgia Southern he had a day to produce a lifetime of memories.
Now that Georgia Southern has released its starting two-deep for the season opener against N.C. State on Saturday, what questions are left that need to be answered?
NEW ORLEANS - Georgia Southern goalkeeper Katie Merson has earned the Eagles' first Sun Belt Conference award when she was named the league's defensive player of the week on Tuesday afternoon.
Georgia Southern volleyball coach Dustin Wood likes the opportunity in front of the Eagles, and it's not because they're in the Sun Belt.
Note: "Jerick's journey into the NFL" will run each Sunday during the preseason in the Statesboro Herald.
FLORENCE, S.C. – An 88th minute goal from junior transfer Jessica Scales pushed Georgia Southern (1-0-0) past Francis Marion (0-1-0) in the 2014 women's soccer season opener for both schools. Next up for the Eagles is a Sunday matinee at UNC Wilmington.
On November 23 when Georgia Southern beat Florida, people weren't just talking about the fact that the Gators lost. The story was about how they lost -the Eagles didn't complete a pass.
As Brian VanGorder learned in 2006 during his year as Georgia Southern's head coach - Eagle Nation doesn't like its traditions messed with.
With 10 days remaining until Georgia Southern kicks off its first season in the Football Bowl Subdivision, the team feels ready - as ready as it can be.
On August 30, N.C. State, Georgia Southern's opening game opponent, will likely start 6-foot-4, 235-pound quarterback Jacoby Brissett, who transferred to the Wolfpack from Florida after the 2012 season and sat out last year.
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