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.
The Georgia Southern Eagles lost the leading passer, the leading rusher and the leading receiver from 2009.
AUBURN, Ala. - The Georgia Southern Lady Eagles (2-1) breezed through the first two games of the War Eagle Invitational volleyball tournament hosted by Auburn Friday and Saturday, but fell to AU 3-1 in the third match.
Georgia Southern men's basketball senior point guard Willie Powers suffered a right knee injury that will require surgery. Powers is expected to miss the 2010-2011 season.
The Georgia Southern Eagles have spent the fall learning a new offense, a new defense and a lot of new techniques installed by Jeff Monken and his first-year coaching staff.
Georgia Southern has obligations for four non-conference football games for the 2015 season with games at Georgia and West Virginia and home contests vs. The Citadel and Western Michigan, Director of Athletics Tom Kleinlein announced today. Kleinlein also scheduled Kent State for a home-and-home series for 2018 and 2019 in the construction of the Eagles' future non-conference schedules.
Georgia Southern wide receiver Tray Butler is a senior, and when it comes to learning the offensive system of first-year head coach Willie Fritz, it's almost like he's in grad school.
ATLANTA - Ben Parr held Georgia Southern to just one run while the Georgia Tech offense backed him to the tune of 12 runs over the first five innings in a 13-2 mid-week victory at Russ Chandler Stadium.
It's way, way, way too early to be talking about Georgia Southern's starting lineup for the upcoming 2014 football season, so let's talk about it.
The Georgia Southern Eagles accomplished something significant over the weekend in sweeping The Citadel.
Georgia Southern softball pitcher Sarah Purvis and baseball pitcher Josh Wirsu each earnes Southern Conference Pitcher of the Week awards, the league announced Monday.
For the first spring football scrimmage in full pads, the stat that stood out the most was the lack of flags.
CHARLESTON, S.C. - The Georgia Southern Eagles won both games of Saturday's doubleheader over The Citadel Bulldogs.
CHARLESTON, S.C. - The Georgia Southern Eagles rallied from a four-run deficit to take the series opener from The Citadel Bulldogs 7-4 at Joe Riley Park.
▲ The scrimmage will begin with special teams drills.
There are only 10 pitchers in the history of NCAA softball with more career perfect games than Georgia Southern's Sarah Purvis.
Georgia Southern is leading NCAA Division I baseball with 37 home runs. Only five programs out of 296 have a higher team batting average.
Matt Dobson doesn't look like a defensive leader on paper.
After an offensive outburst on Tuesday, the bats of the Georgia Southern Eagles
After dropping three of four games last week and falling under .500 in Southern Conference play, Georgia Southern needed something good to go its way.