CONWAY, S.C. - Coastal Carolina had a lot of emotion left over from last weekend's five-overtime loss to Towson, a senior quarterback who passed for a ton of yards and a defense set on shutting down the run.
Coastal Carolina coach Dave Bennett couldn't have made it any plainer about how he felt after last Saturday's gut-wrenching 47-45, five-overtime loss at Towson State University.
Coastal Carolina put up 45 points in last Saturday's loss to Towson, but don't let the numbers fool you.
If Carson Hill is lacking in anything it is not self confidence.
Bobby Lamb has been there before, but in 1982 it was in another role.
In 2009, Georgia Southern gave up an average of 27.5 points per game.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Georgia Southern ran 21 plays in the first half and put up 23 yards against Navy Saturday the home opener for the Midshipmen.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. – When Georgia Southern got set to kick off against Navy Saturday afternoon at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, it was supposed to be all about the triple-option offense run by both teams.
Navy began the season with high expectations.
Both teams run the same triple-option offense, so both defenses will have the same goal Saturday when Navy plays host to Georgia Southern.
How does a guy who was a walk-on, backup long snapper - about as low as you can get on the totem pole - suddenly emerge as a starter?
Chattanooga saw a 28-7 lead evaporate in Saturday's season-opening, 42-41 loss to No. 3 Appalachian State, and after facing a Southern Conference giant in the first one, the schedule won't get any easier this Saturday.
In the home opener for the Georgia Southern Volleyball team, the Eagles handled Savannah State for a 3-0 (25-13, 25-12, 25-14) victory Monday evening in Hanner Fieldhouse. The win pushed Georgia Southern to 3-4 overall this season, while dropping Savannah State to 1-5.
Six different Georgia Southern Eagles scored their first-career rushing touchdown in Saturday's 48-3 win over Savannah State, and 11 different players carried the football.
That win was for you.
Did you notice anything different in the air when you woke up Tuesday morning? Was there a sense of newness, wonder and anticipation that wasn't present on Monday?
It's been long anticipated, but as of today, Georgia Southern is officially an all-sports member of the Sun Belt Conference.