Sometimes, a freshman steps in and starts lining balls over the fence, racking up extra-base hits and RBIs and drawing attention to himself immediately upon entering the lineup.
With one practice left before Saturday's spring game, it's all about putting it all together.
If you can't do it, it's going to be awfully hard to run the triple option.
The Georgia Southern Eagles didn't take the lead until the bottom of the ninth when it mattered.
It was no secret that the last six games on Georgia Southern's schedule - three at Charleston and last weekend's series against Elon - were going to be big.
For all the Georgia Southern fans who spent the last four years thinking about B-backs, veers, pitches, slotbacks and how "pitching it forward" doesn't seem to work in Paulson Stadium, next Saturday probably can't come fast enough.
ELON, N.C. – Dexter Bobo entered in the seventh inning and held the Phoenix scoreless through three to pick up his first win of the season as Georgia Southern defeated Elon 5-4 Saturday at Latham Park.
It's back to Paulson Stadium today at 9 a.m. for the Georgia Southern Eagles, as they prepare for the second of three spring scrimmages.
ELON, N.C. – The Elon Phoenix were held scoreless for only three innings as the Southern Conference team steadily built its lead to the final 10-3 margin over Georgia Southern Friday night (April 9) at Latham Park.
Second chances are hard to come by, and Georgia Southern cornerback Carson Hill is on his way to getting one.
That one hurt.
First-year Georgia Southern defensive assistant/defensive line coach Victor Cabral has been a jack of all trades since graduating from the Eagles' defensive line in 2004.
Whenever a new coaching staff shows up, some players are going to naturally decide that the new system is not for them. In fact, it's already happened at Georgia Southern as quarterbacks Lee Chapple and Kyle Collins and running back Adam Urbano left team before the start of spring practice.
Things haven't been easy for Brent Russell since he arrived in Statesboro in 2008.
CHARLESTON -- Reminiscent of game one, College of Charleston recorded a Southern Conference win over Georgia Southern, 8-7, with a walk-off hit in the ninth inning on Saturday at Patriots Point. Georgia Southern rallied from a run down in the top of the frame as Shawn Payne scored from second on a grounder to first to knot the score at 7-all.
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.
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