Near the end of the first half of Georgia Southern's 38-21 win over Elon quarterback Jaybo Shaw took a hard hit that knocked the ball loose, and sent his helmet flying.
Appalachian State has won four-straight Southern Conference titles, is currently unbeaten and ranked No. 1 in the Sports Network Football Championship Subdivision poll and coaches poll, and ASU director of athletics Charlie Cobb announced last Thursday a feasibility study about the prospect of playing football at the highest level.
When the Wofford Terriers defeated No. 18 Furman Saturday, the Southern Conference was generally surprised.
Of Georgia Southern's 379 rushing yards in Saturday's 38-21 win over Elon, 218 of them came from three guys - Lee Banks, Tobi Akinniranye and Nico Hickey.
The Georgia Southern men's soccer team lost a heartbreaker at a rain-soaked Eagle Field on Wednesday, falling 2-1 in overtime to Furman in the Southern Conference opener for both teams.
Four games into the season, he's seventh on the team in rushing yardage.
As announced Wednesday by the league office, Moriah Bellissimo has been named the Southern Conference Student-Athlete of the Week for September 29.
The Elon Phoenix made the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs for the first time in 2009 and came into 2010 ranked seventh in the country.
Now we're on to something.
As Georgia Southern prepared to transition back to its triple-option roots, many questions were raised as to how players would adjust to new roles and positions. One of the main areas of concern was the B-back position, and while there may not have been a clear answer as to who could deliver just a few months ago, Saturday's performance begs the question of just which weapon the Eagles want to utilize.
The Georgia Southern Eagles showed against Coastal Carolina last week that when a team sells out to stop the triple-option running game, there's always the play-action pass.
Dorian Byrd's expectations when he reported for pre-season camp at Georgia Southern were modest.
Elon coach Pete Lembo has been impressed with what first-year Georgia Southern coach Jeff Monken has done with his triple-option offense through three games this season.
The Georgia Southern Eagles escaped with the win Saturday against Coastal Carolina in Conway, S.C., but they left a little worse for the wear.
The Georgia Southern Men's Soccer team was in control from start to finish in a 4-0 victory over Winthrop Sunday at Eagle Field.