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.
It was the first time Georgia Southern ran the triple option in four long years, but as the Eagles knocked off visiting Savannah State 48-3 in the season opener Saturday at Paulson Stadium, that wasn't the only first.
The Savannah State Tigers have gone through a lot of turmoil this past offseason.
The level of play is higher, but Robert Brown said other than that nothing has really changed.
For most teams, opening week is a good time to see how you match up against non-conference opponents and get a feel for where you're at.
For most college football teams, there are two kinds of players - freshmen and veterans.
The Georgia Southern Cross Country team begins its 2010 season with a trip to Hilton Field at Fort Jackson, S.C., for the Gamecock Invitational on Friday.
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.
Scott Farmer has a unique perspective on Georgia Southern's transition from the Football Championship Subdivision to the Football Bowl Subdivision Sun Belt Conference.
Eric Alonzo (P, GSU)
When Georgia Southern's Edwin Jackson and Garrett Frye were asked what if felt like to be named second-team, All-Sun Belt before the 2014 season, they looked at each other for a quick moment.
On Tuesday at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans at the Sun Belt Football Media Day, SBC commissioner Karl Benson expressed his support for a recent proposal that would change the NCAA Division-I landscape.
NEW ORLEANS -- Georgia Southern and Appalachian State have long been known for having two of the best gameday atmospheres in the Football Championship Subdivision.
NEW ORLEANS - The Sun Belt Conference's 11 institutions are prepared to pay more to remain part of major college football, commissioner Karl Benson said Tuesday.
NEW ORLEANS - The one word that was thrown around all day was "unknown."
As the Sun Belt Conference Football Media Day gets underway today in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans - a long, long way from the Southern Conference event in the Spartanburg, S.C., Marriott - there will be many, many more questions than answers for the Georgia Southern Eagles.