A lot has changed since Georgia Southern and Georgia State were battling for Trans America Athletic Conference championships in the early 1990s.
An assistant coach for the Hofstra women's soccer program for the last four seasons, Lindsey Vanderspiegel has been named the new women's soccer coach for the Eagles, as announced by Georgia Southern Director of Athletics Sam Baker Monday. Vanderspiegel helped lead the Pride to its most successful seasons in school history and two NCAA second-round championship appearances.
Let me just get this out of the way first.
Georgia Southern just made a statement.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - The Southern Conference announced its Academic All-Conference team for the 2010 fall season Monday.
After Georgia Southern had beaten William and Mary, 31-15, in the second round of the FCS playoffs Tribe players in the post game press conference had a glazed look on their face.
Georgia Southern has a laundry list of adversity so far this season.
On Dec. 4, Georgia Southern went to Chattanooga, Tenn. for a Southern Conference game against the Lady Mocs.
You can say the same thing almost every time the Georgia Southern Eagles take the field for an out-of-conference game - the opponent hasn't seen anything quite like GSU's triple-option attack.
"We call them the odd couple," Georgia Southern defensive coordinator Brent Pry said. "One's in to fishing and hunting, and the other is more urban. Definitely two different personalities, but they're great friends."
Less than five months ago, Georgia Southern had nowhere to go but up. Now, the Eagles are one of four teams remaining in the hunt for the Football Championship Subdivision national title.
NEW YORK - Stephen. F. Austin quarterback Jeremy Moses capped his record-breaking career with an All-American season.
CINCINNATI - Ibrahima Thomas scored 11 of his 12 points by halftime as Cincinnati handled Georgia Southern early in a 99-54 win on Tuesday night.
DeLAND, Fla. - The second-largest crowd in Edmunds Center women's basketball history, 1,876 fans, saw host Stetson let a late one-point lead slip through its grasp Tuesday morning in a 54-49 loss to visiting Georgia Southern.
History doesn't repeat itself, but sometimes it rhymes.
During Jeff Monken's four years as Georgia Southern's head coach, the Eagles didn't shy away from contact in practice.
Once toe meets leather and the Georgia Southern Eagles play N.C. State on Aug. 30, one of the more interesting storylines to follow will be who trots out there to play defensive line.
Any time a new coach inherits a wide receiver coming off a 1,000-yard season, it's a good reason to be excited. When the entire team barely cracked 1,000 receiving yards, one might think it would be a cause for concern.
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.