You can't go to a Georgia Southern practice without hearing the word "new" -- new offense, new defense, new coaches, new players and new positions, just to name a few.
Between wide receivers and running backs, and even a quarterback learning a new position, along with a slew of freshmen, Georgia Southern has 13 slotbacks currently listed on the roster.
Everybody, drop what you're doing and take one step forward. That seems to be what has happened to Georgia Southern's defense since spring camp, when Brent Russell's move from defensive end to defensive tackle started a chain reaction. Dion DuBose filled Russell's spot on the end when he moved to the defensive line from middle linebacker. Josh Rowe moved from outside linebacker to middle linebacker to fill the hole left by DuBose. ...
It seems like in every football article you read in August, whether it's about a prep team or the NFL, the story's always the same – the defense is ahead of the offense.
Friday at Beautiful Eagle Creek, it was finally time to get into the pads.
Between Georgia Southern, Youngstown State and Ohio State, Pat Spurgeon was involved in 10 national championship games in an 11-year stretch.
➤ Jawaun Luckey, a senior, played quarterback throughout spring camp. He took reps with the slotbacks at Thursday's practice. Freshman quarterback Ezayi Youyoute practiced with the twos. Senior E.J. Webb moved permanently from safety to outside linebacker.
The road to Stillwater, Okla. at Karsten Creek Golf Club for the 2011 NCAA Golf Championship begins September 6th in St. Andrews, Scotland as Georgia Southern Coach Larry Mays announced the 2010-11 schedule. The trip to Scotland for the International Collegiate and to Baton Rouge, La., for the David Toms Intercollegiate are the only tournaments new to a schedule that is otherwise consistent with last year's list of tournaments.
Quarterback battles are always a lot of fun -- Trey Hunter or Chaz Williams? Jayson Foster or Travis Clark? Antonio Henton or Lee Chapple? -- but seemingly for the first time since Foster headed up Georgia Southern's triple-option offense in 2005 as a sophomore, there isn't a question about whose job it is to lose.
Georgia Southern Baseball will host the 2010 High School Prospect Camp on Saturday, September 25 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. The camp will take place at J.I. Clements Stadium on the campus of Georgia Southern University.
Zeke Rozier and Tobi Akinniranye bring the most running back experience to the fullback position at Georgia Southern.
For the first time, the full roster of the 2010 Georgia Southern Eagles took the field together as the first practice session of fall camp took place Monday afternoon at Beautiful Eagle Creek.
Erk Russell means a lot of things to a lot of people for a number of different reasons here in Statesboro.
STATESBORO, Ga. - A slate that includes 32 matches, 14 home, 11 away and seven at neutral sights, was unveiled as the 2010 competitive schedule for the Georgia Southern volleyball team.
Georgia Southern isn't the only Southern Conference team thinking option in 2010.
CANCUN, Mexico. - Georgia Southern took a 76-66 win over Presbyterian College in the final game at the 2013 Cancun Challenge. Georgia Southern made 11 three-pointers en route to the win over the Blue Hose. The Eagles are back at home on Saturday at 7 p.m. against Campbell from 7 p.m. inside Hanner Fieldhouse.
Georgia Southern made a huge statement in its last ever Southern Conference volleyball tournament by winning the program's fourth title in convincing fashion, and the Eagles aren't anywhere close to done. They earned an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament where they expect to hang around. "We're looking to win," first-year coach Dustin Wood said. "We're not done yet." And why not? The Charleston Cougars played their last SoCon season in ...
CANCUN, Mexico –-Georgia Southern Men's Basketball fell to 0-3 in the Cancun Challenge with a 67-65 loss to Oral Roberts in a hard-fought battle by the beach. The Eagles made a season-low five three-pointers in the loss and will look to rebound against Presbyterian College on Wednesday afternoon at 1:30 p.m. "We had great effort out there tonight and we fought hard which is something I was proud of," said Head Coach Mark ...
Georgia Southern coach Jeff Monken had about 24 hours to enjoy the Eagles' 26-20 win over the Florida Gators. Monday, while conducting nationwide media interviews, Monken was back to work, on the road recruiting. He doesn't think the nation's top recruits will all of a sudden have interest in GSU, which will join the Football Bowl Subdivision Sun Belt Conference in 2014, but the win certainly won't hurt on the recruiting trail. ...
GREENVILLE, S.C. - The Georgia Southern volleyball team made the most of its final appearance in the Southern Conference Tournament. Most Outstanding Player Jamie DeRatt recorded 22 kills, 14 digs and two blocks to lead the Eagles to a 3-1 (25-17, 25-18, 16-25, 25-23) victory in the championship match over Samford Sunday evening in Timmons Arena. It's Georgia Southern's fourth SoCon Tourney title, and the Eagles receive the league's automatic bid to ...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Georgia Southern made its introduction to the Football Bowl Subdivision a year early. The Eagles had their way with the Florida Gators on the ground and won their last game as a Football Championship Subdivision program 26-20 on Saturday at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. Georgia Southern (7-4) ran for 429 yards and didn't complete a pass, while holding the Gators (4-7) to 279 yards of ...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - It wasn't the season the Georgia Southern Eagles were hoping for. But it sure ended the right way. The Eagles beat the Florida Gators 26-20 to end the season on Saturday, and it almost served as redemption for falling a game short of the national title game three years in a row, and even going 7-4 in 2013 in the program's last year in ...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -Georgia Southern made its introduction to the Football Bowl Subdivision a year early. The Eagles had their way with the Florida Gators on the ground and won their last game as a Football Championship Subdivision program 26-20 on Saturday at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. Georgia Southern (7-4) ran for 429 yards and didn't complete a pass, while holding the Gators (4-7) to 279 yards of total offense. "They made ...
With three weeks left in the season, Georgia Southern had a disappointing 4-4 record and was riding a two-game losing streak as it prepared to play Western Carolina.
GREENVILLE, S.C. - Nicole Jeschelnik tallied nine kills and 14 digs, and Georgia Southern held Elon to -.026 hitting for the match to earn a 3-0 (25-18, 25-13, 25-16) volleyball victory over the Phoenix in the quarterfinals of the Southern Conference Tournament Friday afternoon in Timmons Arena.
Dustin Wood's first year in the Southern Conference was pretty good by any measurable standard.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - Juwan Staten led five West Virginia Mountaineers in double figures Thursday night to drub Georgia Southern 101-68 in a first-round game in the Cancun Challenge.
The Florida Gators may be having a disappointing season, but that's not why head coach Will Muschamp is concerned about facing Georgia Southern on Saturday.
Antonio Glover got his first start in college last Saturday against Elon, and by all accounts the Georgia Southern sophomore acquitted himself well.
Anna Claire Knight had a career day for Georgia Southern, but unfortunately for the Eagles, she was just about the only one scoring in the second half. Knight scored 28 and 15 of GSU's 27 second-half points, but Cal State Northridge was too much to handle as the Eagles lost 70-58, on Tuesday at Hanner Fieldhouse. No other GSU player finished with double digits. Georgia Southern (1-3) led 31-28 at the ...